The signage went up today for the Wisconsin outpost of Everything Goes Media, Lake Claremont Press, and S. Woodhouse Books, next to Tony the barber on the second floor of the Plankinton Arcade, a mixed-used building attached to downtown’s Grand Avenue Mall and filled with small businesses, creative agencies, publications, arts organizations, and a range of innovative projects. We’re glad to be amidst such exciting company! Opening date: September 15, 2014.
…is the tag line of Chicago’s historic College of Complexes free speech forum, an evolution of the free speech forums and “hobo colleges” popular in Chicago in the 1910s and 1920s. S. Woodhouse Books author Dale Laackman (For the Kingdom and the Power: The Big Money Swindle That Spread Hate Across America) recently spoke there. Watch the program on YouTube.
Legendary Chicago media personality Rick Kogan interviews S. Woodhouse Books author Dale W. Laackman, July 27, 2014, on WGN radio’s “After Hours with Rick Kogan” about his new book, For the Kingdom and the Power: The Big Money Swindle That Spread Hate Across America.
Chicago-based, award-winning parenting humorist Bull Garlington recently received the top Gold award in the humor category inForeWord Review‘s IndieFab Book of the Year Awards contest for his new book Death By Children: I Had Kids So You Don’t Have To!
ForeWord Reviews announced the winners of its annual IndieFab Book of the Year Awards for the best indie books of 2013 on June 27, 2014, at the American Library Association Conference in Las Vegas. Representing hundreds of independent and university presses of all sizes, the winners were selected after months of editorial deliberation over more than 1,500 entries in 60 categories. This year’s list of winners includes Garrison Keillor, Barry Lopez, Harvard Business Review, Georgia Museum of Art, Rizzoli Publishing, and SUNY Press, among others. The winners exemplify the best work coming from today’s indie authors and publishers.
Garlington is the humor columnist for Chicago Parent magazine, and author of The Beat Cop’s Guide to Chicago Eats. His column has won editorial awards for humor writing three years in a row from the Parenting Media Association: Gold in 2013, Silver in 2012, and Finalist in 2011. Death By Children: I Had Kids So You Don’t Have To! was also a 2013 humor finalist in the Midwest Independent Publisher’s Association annual book contest. Garlington’s column also appears in New York Parenting, Sonoma Family, Tulsa Kids, Philadelphia Parent, and Birmingham Parent.
The first release of EGM’s new imprint, S. Woodhouse Books, went to the printer yesterday: Dale W. Laackman’s For the Kingdom and the Power: The Big Money Swindle That Spread Hate Across America. It’s a shocking story you’ve never heard that epitomizes the promises and perils of the emerging communications industry…In 1920s America, a force of nature and her flim-flam man meet their mark–a true believer. An audacious long con begins that will soon reach every corner of the U.S. and its halls of power.
An excellent, thoughtful, and 4-star review was posted today, 4/21/2014, at Chicago Book Review for Graveyards of Chicago.
We’re proud to announce that a travel app version of David Witter’s Oldest Chicago is one of the first releases of an exciting new company, Mobile Chapters, which is devoted to turning excellent travel guides into excellent mobile apps. The app contains features chosen specifically to ease and maximize a traveler’s experience (in-app phoning, maps, bookmarking, tagging, weather info, nearby events, and more). Available for all smart phone types for $9.99, at Amazon, the App Store, Google Play, and the Windows Phone Store.
Salume Beddu recently joined the list of fine St. Louis food and beverage emporiums, gift shops, and bookstores selling the new book by Chef Clara Moore and Matt Sorrell: Afterwords Books (Edwardsville), Baumann’s Fine Meats, Bertarelli Cutlery, Bob’s Seafood, The Book House, Christopher’s, DiGregorio’s Market, Extra Virgin, an Olive Ovation, Flowers to the People, Kitchen Conservatory, Local Harvest Grocery, Maude’s Market, Missouri History Museum Gift Shop, Parker’s Table, Randall’s, Schlafly Bottleworks, Sugaree Baking, Viviano & Sons, Vom Fass, The Wine and Cheese Place, Wine Merchant, Ltd. STay Local St. Louis!
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