Beginning in July 2020, Penguin Random House Publisher Services will sell and distribute the MIT Press's entire frontlist and backlist across all sales channels worldwide.
Established in 1962, the MIT Press focuses on science, technology, art, social science, and design and publishes more than 300 new titles a year. Its deep backlist includes such authors as Noam Chomsky, John Maeda, Vaclav Smil, and Sherry Turkle. It also distributes such presses as Semiotext(e) and Zone Books.
Amy Brand, director of the MIT Press, commented: "With an expanding trade program across a range of disciplines, we welcome the opportunity to introduce more readers to the intellectual daring, interdisciplinary focus, and distinctive design that are the hallmarks of our publishing program."