DC Books started in 1974 by Dominic Chacko Kizhakemuri [popularly known as DC, doyen of publishing in India] is considered as one of the top five prestigious literary publishing houses in India. It is the first ISO certified book industry in India. DC Books is considered to have the highest pool of intellectual property /content suited for the Indian market. Strong editorial team ensures experiments with new formations, new areas, and encourages budding writers. Translation program of DC books is the largest in India. 90% of the authors of the region publish their works through DC Books. DC Books publishes about 1500 books a year, making it one of the largest literary publishers of India. DC Books corporate office is in Kottayam, Kerala, the publishing hub of South India. DC Books publishes books in all genres. English English Malayalam Dictionary published by DC Books is the largest selling bilingual dictionary in India and the second largest selling dictionary of India.
DC Books has received the maximum number of awards among the Indian publishers for excellence from Federation of Indian Publishers, the apex body of publishers in India. DC Books started its Middle East operations in 2009 with outlets in Dubai, Muscat, Sharjah, and Ajman.