About Histria Books

Histria was an important center of culture, commerce, and civilization in the ancient world, located on the Black Sea coast, near the mouth of the Danube. Histria Books continues the legacy of its namesake, publishing general interest books, fiction and literature, and children’s books, as well as scholarly books in broad range of categories. Originally established in 1996 as an academic publishing house, since 2017, Histria Books is an independent publishing house with offices in Las Vegas and Palm Beach. Its imprints include:

Vita Histria

an imprint dedicated to academic books on a wide-range of subjects, with a focus on history, culture, literature, and art;

GAUDIUM from Histria Books


an imprint dedicated to books on contemporary lifestyle, culture, sports, and politics, as well as biography and autobiography;

Center for Romanian Studies

an imprint dedicated to the finest scholarship in the English language on the history and culture of Romania;

Addison & Highsmith

an imprint dedicated to outstanding works of adult fiction, including historical fiction, science fiction, detective novels, and other categories of fiction.

Histria Kids

an imprint dedicated to books for children and young adults that seek both to educate and to entertain.

Prende Publishing

Prende Publishing is an imprint dedicated focus on books about contemporary lifestyle, the entertainment industry, as well as creative works of poetry, graphic novels and comics. Named for the Albanian goddess of love and beauty, Prende Publishing seeks to break down barriers, challenge established norms, and overcome prejudice and discrimination in all its forms.

All titles published under the imprints of Histria Books are exclusively distributed worldwide by the Independent Publishers Group (IPG), a top 10 supplier of book content to Amazon, Barnes & Noble, independent bookstores, libraries, and specialty markets, in addition to thousands of retailers globally for over 50 years:

Independent Publishers Group
814 N. Franklin St.
Chicago, IL 60610 USA
P (800) 888-4741
F (312) 337-5985
E-mail: orders@ipgbook.com

Our books can also be purchased directly at HistriaBooks.com Histria Books is a proud member of PubWest, the Independent Publishers Caucus (IPC), and the Independent Book Publisher’s Association (IBPA), as well as the Independent Publishers Guild in the United Kingdom.

USA and Canada:

Independent Publishers Group, 814 N. Franklin St., Chicago, IL 60610

(800) 888-4741


United Kingdom and Europe:

Gazelle Book Services

+44 (0) 1524 528500


Books published under the imprints of Histria Books may be purchased through all major wholesalers and retailers, as well as directly at HistriaBooks.com

Histria Books is a proud member of the Independent Publishers Caucus (IPC), PubWest, and the Independent Book Publishers Association, as well as the Independent Publishers Guild in the United Kingdom. Histria Books strongly supports independent booksellers and is a member of the following associations: Midwest Independent Booksellers Association (MIBA), North Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association (NAIBA), and the Southern Independent Booksellers Allaince (SIBA).