Since its foundation in 1708, Stock has gained widespread recognition in the French literary market. The Bleue collection is renowned for its high-quality novels, featuring both well-known authors and emerging talents.
In non-fiction, Essais upholds a long tradition of philosophical texts. More recently, the collection has expanded to include popular subjects and current affairs. Ma nuit au musée, a series of narrative non-fiction bringing together art, literature, and the greatest contemporary writers, has been highly praised both in France and abroad.
La Cosmopolite boasts a large number of Nobel Prize winners and has been a benchmark for world literature since the beginning of the 20th century.