The MacLehose Press is devoted to the translation of literature and crime fiction into English, and to the publication of a very few outstanding writers in English.
The Press has already broken new ground with the #1 bestselling success of the Swedish writer Stieg Larsson and with many other critically acclaimed books including translations from Italian, Spanish, Polish, Icelandic, French, and Arabic.
The imprint was founded by Christopher MacLehose. Christopher was previously Publisher of the Harvill Press for 21 years. During his illustrious career he has published works by Raymond Carver, Richard Ford, Peter Høeg, Henning Mankell, Haruki Murakami and W.G. Sebald.
In 2006 Christopher was given the LIBF Lifetime Achievement Award for International Publishing.