Dell Publishing, a leading publisher of adult fiction and nonfiction for the past seven decades, is home to the bestselling female novelist of our time, Danielle Steel, who is published in Delacorte hardcover and Dell paperback. Dell also publishes the biggest-selling male novelist of the last decade, John Grisham, as a Dell paperback author. Other bestselling Delacorte hardcover writers (who are also published in mass market by Dell) include Thomas Harris, Nicholas Evans, Diana Gabaldon, Sara Paretsky, Belva Plain, Perri O'Shaughnessy, Harlan Coben, and Homer Hickam. Dell Publishing's extensive backlist of bestselling mass market and trade paperback authors includes Judy Blume, Maeve Binchy, Tom Brokaw, James Lee Burke, Barbara Taylor Bradford, Joan Johnston, and Alice McDermott. The Dial Press, an imprint of Dell Publishing, publishes literary fiction and nonfiction, including works by Allegra Goodman, Caroline Knapp, Elizabeth McCracken, Michael Paterniti, David Schickler, and Katie Roiphe, among others.