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Dec 21, 2015, 12:33 ET

Mother's Message to Her Young Daughter Lives On in New Memoir

 Heather McManamy, a Wisconsin mother and terminal cancer patient who first captured headlines this summer for writing dozens of greeting cards...

Jan 21, 2015, 06:55 ET
A Cookbook of Chef Watson-Inspired Recipes

IBM and The Institute of Culinary Education to Publish a Cookbook of Chef Watson-Inspired Recipes

 You don't have to be a culinary genius to be a great cook. But when it comes to thinking outside the box, even the best chefs can be limited...

May 28, 2014, 08:21 ET
A controversial billboard in Times Square quotes directly from the new book, DEAR NOBODY: THE TRUE DIARY OF MARY ROSE. (PRNewsFoto/Sourcebooks)

Times Square Billboard Features Expletive-Laden Quote from 'Dear Nobody: The True Diary of Mary Rose,' edited by Gillian McCain and Legs McNeil, and we're not even allowed to repeat it!

The Great White Way is now featuring a controversial billboard that showcases the unapologetic curses and brutally honest language of an adolescent...

May 15, 2014, 00:15 ET

Times Square Billboard Quotes from Dear Nobody: The True Diary of Mary Rose, edited by Gillian McCain and Legs McNeil, and we're not even allowed to repeat it!

The Great White Way woke up this morning to a controversial billboard featuring the unapologetic, expletive-laden language of an adolescent girl....

Feb 27, 2014, 10:56 ET

Peanuts Worldwide LLC and Sourcebooks Partner to Develop Personalized Books for 'Put Me In The Story' ™

Peanuts Worldwide, joint venture of Iconix Brand Group and members of the family of Charles M. Schulz, and Sourcebooks, a leading independent...

Jul 16, 2013, 07:38 ET
The Berenstain Bears.  (PRNewsFoto/Sourcebooks)

Personalize Your Very Own Berenstain Bears Book

 A personalized edition of The Berenstain Bears® beloved classic, Home Sweet Tree, is now available exclusively at Put Me In The Story,...

Nov 20, 2012, 06:58 ET

Sourcebooks Releases 'Put Me In The Story' Children's App for iPad

Sourcebooks, a leading independent publisher, announces the immediate availability of Put Me In The Story™, an innovative, personalized...

Nov 12, 2012, 02:00 ET

Join Snail Mail My Email!

 With the advent of texting, social media, and other instant forms of communication, today's world can often feel rushed and impersonal....

Dec 05, 2011, 02:00 ET

Sourcebooks EDU Offers Solutions for Student Debt Crisis

Student debt has surpassed credit card debt for the first time in U.S. history, and the amount of outstanding student loans is expected to exceed...

Apr 20, 2004, 01:00 ET

Sourcebooks Signs Multi-Book Deal with Billy Yamaguchi, Internationally Known Celebrity Feng Shui Stylist

CHICAGO, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Most hairstylists are trained in a particular style and give this same style of haircut to all of their...

Mar 05, 2004, 00:00 ET

In Advance of Publication, Veteran Film Producer Martin Poll Snags Fiercely Competitive Motion Picture Rights to Sourcebooks' Vatican Drama The Last Pope

NEW YORK, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone in Rome is talking about the next pope and has been for months. Veteran film producer Martin...

Mar 01, 2004, 00:00 ET

Britannica and Sourcebooks Partner to Produce and Distribute Britannica Almanac

CHICAGO, March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Encyclopaedia Britannica and Sourcebooks have announced an agreement in which Sourcebooks will handle...

May 08, 2003, 01:00 ET

Sourcebooks Announces Exclusive Distribution Deal With Reed Press

NAPERVILLE, Ill., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Sourcebooks, Inc. is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Reed Press, the new book publishing...

Sep 10, 2002, 01:00 ET

Popular Comedian Lenny Bruce Is Resurrected for Banned Books Week in New Book

CHICAGO, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Banned Books Week, Ron Collins and David Skover, authors of the new book The Trials of Lenny...

May 23, 2002, 01:00 ET

Top Network Sports Broadcaster Hannah Storm Shows Parents How to Teach Their Daughters to Foster a Love for Sports

CHICAGO, May 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Hannah Storm knows the importance of sports involvement in a woman's life. Still, even a top network sports...

Mar 20, 2002, 00:00 ET

Poetry Speaks Across the Country During April's National Poetry Month

CHICAGO, March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Two weeks before the start of National Poetry Month, the voice of poetry begins to be heard. On Monday, March...

Mar 19, 2001, 00:00 ET

Who is a Better Authority on Notre Dame Football than Notre Dame Fans?

CHICAGO, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Notre Dame fans finally have the opportunity for their voices to be heard. Now thru March 31 fans can log on...

Dec 01, 2000, 00:00 ET


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Brand Gets Brand New Book

DEERFIELD, Ill., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- This Spring, 2000 NBA Rookie of the Year Elton Brand selected the Sourcebooks title And The Crowd Goes...

Aug 27, 2000, 01:00 ET

Beware of Women at Work

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- This Labor Day, be aware of the 27.88 million Americans who are targets of a bully in the workplace. A...

Jun 06, 1997, 01:00 ET

Celebrate 'Marriage Day' this Sunday, a Holiday About Love - Not About Hype

CHICAGO, June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- You won't (yet) find a Hallmark card to celebrate this Sunday, but you may still be interested to know that it's...