Canongate Books is an independent publishing company based in Edinburgh, Scotland. It was founded in 1973 by Stephanie Wolfe Murray and her husband, Angus Wolfe Murray, with the aim of publishing books that were innovative and of high literary quality.
Canongate Books has published a wide range of works, including fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and drama. The company is particularly known for publishing contemporary fiction by authors such as Yann Martel, Michel Faber, and Ali Smith. Canongate Books has also published works by notable authors such as Kurt Vonnegut, Nick Cave, and Barack Obama.