TarcherPerigee is a book publisher and imprint of Penguin Group (USA) focused primarily on mind, body and spiritualism titles. Jeremy P. Tarcher Inc. was founded in 1973 in Los Angeles by Jeremy P. Tarcher (1932–2015), husband of actress, singer and ventriloquist Shari Lewis (1933-1998). The company began by focusing on health, psychology, and philosophy, with a strong emphasis on the Human Potential Movement, though over the years the company has expanded to include serious nonfiction books of all types. Putnam purchased the company in 1991, and the offices were moved to New York. Tarcher remained head of the company until early 1996, and Joel Fotinos was named Publisher later that year. Tarcher merged with sister imprint Perigee to form TarcherPerigee in 2015.[1]

Parent companyPenguin Group
FounderJeremy P. Tarcher
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationNew York City
Publication typesBooks
Official websitetarcherbooks.com

TarcherPerigee publications cover a broad spectrum of topics in the areas of wellness, self-improvement, spirituality, esoterica, occultism, creativity, social consciousness, prosperity and abundance, and more.[2] Recent bestsellers include 2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl, Ultramarathon Man, The Dumbest Generation, The Wonder of Boys, Energy Medicine, The Power of Kindness, and Think & Grow Rich.[3][4]

In the field of success literature TarcherPerigee publishes authors such as Napoleon Hill, Wallace D. Wattles, Dale Carnegie and James Allen. Among the imprint's authors in the field of mind, body and spiritualism are: Julia Cameron, David Lynch, Betty Edwards, Piero Ferrucci, Daniel Pinchbeck, and Jacob Needleman.


  1. "Tarcher, Perigee to Combine". PublishersWeekly.com. Retrieved 2017-12-20.
  2. "Tarcherbooks.com, About Tarcher/Penguin". Archived from the original on 2009-11-03.
  3. "8 reasons why this is the dumbest generation". The Boston Globe. 2008-05-09.
  4. "Book of Daniel". Village Voice. Retrieved February 3, 2019.

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