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Globe Pequot Press
More than 60 years after the publication of our first title, Globe Pequot Press is a mid-sized publisher and distributor with deep roots in major category publishing. Our imprints include FalconGuides®, Lyons Press, skirt! books, Insiders® Guides, and Two Dot. GPP is the North American distributor for two sister companies: Footprint Travel Guides and PopOut Map Product. We publish equestrian titles under the Western Horseman imprint.
GPP serves as distributor for Client Publishers including 30 Words, Alastair Sawday, Appalachian Mountain Club Books, Bradt Travel Guides, Day Hike Books, D&B Publishing, Everyman Chess, Explorer Publishing, Globetrotter, Jonglez Publishing, Milepost, Montana Historical Society Press, People’s Press, Stoecklein Publishing, Thomas Cook Publishing, Trailblazer Publications, Western Horseman, and Woodall Publications.
Books published under the GPP imprint range over a broad swatch of American places and interests, from travel to reference. Though most GPP titles are generally written for a local or regional audience, many attract a wider national readership. Whether telling unknown or little-known stories from America’s history in an engaging style, celebrating the unique or iconic characteristics of particular places, or tapping into local pride, GPP books are lively and easy to read. People, culture, history, folklore, food, and Americana are staples of GPP along with travel guides to virtually every American destination. Our Curiosities and Spooky series to our Insiders’ Guides® , Day Trips, and Food Lovers’ Guides, GPP takes you places—from Maine to California, from Alaska to Florida. Entrepreneurs will find our How to Start a Home-Based Business series indispensible. It offers expert guidance and advice for creating virtually any kind of home business, from catering and childcare, recording studios, and web design, to crafts and food trucks.
Founded nearly four decades ago, Lyons Press is a vibrant trade publisher specializing in history, current affairs, popular culture, memoir, sports, cooking, nature, pets, fishing, hunting, reference and equestrian books. Lyons Press publishes interesting, entertaining and informative titles that are geared toward intelligent readers. Lyons Press books reflect its dedication to quality and high standards, from the deep and rich backlist to the bold and exceptional forthcoming titles. Lyons Press takes great pride in the process of finding and nurturing the books it believes in and bringing them to the audiences they deserve. Highlights from the backlist include titles by Jon Krakauer, Eiger Dreams; Bear Grylls, The Kid Who Climbed Everest; Ken Blackwell, The Blueprint; Slavomir Rawicz, The Long Walk; Bob Halloran, Irish Thunder/The Fighter; and Buck Brannaman, The Faraway Horses. More recent titles include Lee Ielpi’s 9/11: The World Speaks; Scott Farris’s Almost President; Jane and Michael Stern’s The Lexicon of Real American Food; Michael Farr’s The Arrogance Cycle; L. Douglas Keeney’s The Lights of Mankind; and Livwise by singer/actress Olivia Newton-John.
“The Lyons Press is a great niche publishing company.
skirt! is an attitude . . . spirited, independent, outspoken, serious, playful and irreverent, sometimes controversial, always passionate. skirt! books have personality. In addition to expressing the author’s distinctive voice, each volume in this imprint reflects our high standards in design and production, with original artwork, beautiful typography, and quality materials. You will find skirt! books on the shelves both in those nonfiction categories that reflect what women care most about today—relationships, self-help, lifestyle—and, of course, in the form of beautifully told memoirs through which we learn about ourselves by sharing the experiences of others. The skirt! imprint is home to the New York Times bestseller, Crazy Sexy Diet by Kris Carr.
The Insiders’ Guides, GPP’s hallmark travel series, are the essential source for in-depth travel and relocation information to over 90 domestic destinations. They offer the market the most widespread regional guidebook coverage to destinations in the United States. These in-depth guides are perfect for travelers, but also a great resource for relocatees and a tremendous asset for people who already live there.
The breadth of GPP Travel’s unique program of series and one-off titles provides a book for every type of traveler: families, food lovers, day-trippers, long-weekenders, armchair travelers, bargain hunters, people relocating or retiring, and more. The acclaimed series under the GPP Travel umbrella include Food Lovers’, Day Trips®, Off the Beaten Path, Scenic Driving, Fun with the Family, Quick Escapes®, Cheap Bastard’s®, and Curiosities.
Named after a tiny spec of a town in central Montana, TwoDot books have celebrated and interpreted the vast spaces and rich culture of the American West since 1995. Whether it’s the outrageous tales of outlaws and frontier madams, the desolate spaces of ghost towns, or the lives and histories of the West’s Native Americans, TwoDot explores the history, places, and culture of the American West like no other publisher. With books like Tales Behind the Tombstones; The Greatest Western Movies of All Time; Baxter Black’s Lessons from a Desperado Poet; Badasses of the Old West, or None Wounded, None Missing, All Dead, TwoDot shines a light on this most American of all America’s regions.
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