Ace: Our History



Ace Books, the oldest continuously operating publisher of science fiction/fantasy in the United States, is known for publishing groundbreaking speculative novels that push the limits of imagination and redefine the way we see the world. Ace is home to some of the most influential novels in the science fiction and fantasy genre: Frank Herbert’s bestselling Dune series; Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein; The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin; The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle; T. H. White’s classic Arthurian novel The Once and Future King; and the novels of William Gibson, including Neuromancer, which is credited with introducing the concept of cyberspace; among others. Ace publishes some of today’s biggest names in speculative fiction, including #1 New York Times bestsellers Jim Butcher and Patricia Briggs, and is dedicated to discovering exciting new voices in Science Fiction, Fantasy, Romantasy, and Cozy Fantasy with a list of recent acquisitions that includes books by such authors as Alexis Henderson, Julie Leong, Ruby Dixon, Genevieve Gornichec, Lauren J.A. Bear, and K. X. Song. Ace Books is part of the Berkley imprint. For more information about Berkley and their team, please click here.