Books from this publisher never tarnish. Sterling Publishing is a publisher specializing in nonfiction and illustrated books. Under several imprints, including its eponymous banner and Lark Crafts, the company publishes titles on subjects such as crafts, gardening, woodworking, and health, as well as children's books. It also publishes books for Hearst Magazines as companion editions to its titles such as Good Housekeeping, Popular Mechanics, and Cosmopolitan. The company has more than 5,000 books in print. Sterling Publishing was founded in 1949 by David A. Boehm. It operates today as a unit of bookseller Barnes & Noble.