Welcome to SmileyBooks.
Welcome to SmileyBooks.
SmileyBooks includes some of the most insightful, thought-provoking authors in the world.
Tavis talks with 10-time Grammy winner and NEA Jazz Master George Benson about his autobiography.
Michael O’Hanlon of the Brookings Institution assesses the government’s National Intelligence Strategy of 2014. Writer Jeff Hobbs shares the heartbreaking story of his college roommate in his new book, “The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace”.
Karl Alexander, sociology professor at Johns Hopkins University, discusses the impediments to social mobility in a new book. Ten-time Grammy winner George Benson tells his remarkable rags-to-riches tale in his new memoir, “Benson: The Autobiography”.
Kyle Kondik, managing editor of the political newsletter Sabato’s Crystal Ball, handicaps the upcoming mid-term elections. Songwriter Paul Williams and screenwriter Tracey Jackson share life lessons in their book, “Gratitude & Trust: Six Affirmations That Will Change Your Life”.
Marie Montgomery of the Automobile Club of Southern California joins us with “Five Things You Should Know About… Avoiding Road Rage”. And jazz vocalist Carmen Lundy shares her latest CD, “Soul to Soul”. Listen Now
Tavis Smiley has come a long way from his humble beginnings in Gulfport, Mississippi (PDF).
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Publisher: Tavis Smiley
Founded by media pioneer Tavis Smiley in 2004 as a co-publishing venture with Hay House Inc., SmileyBooks is a general trade book publisher that specializes in quality nonfiction. In 2007, SmileyBooks announced the expansion of its publishing program. Its new vision was anchored by the company's 2007 #7 New York Times best-seller, THE COVENANTIn Action, a companion volume to the 2006 #1 New York Times best-seller, the Covenant with Black America.
A dynamic company dedicated to the new media landscape, SmileyBooks publishes books by authors ranging from established New York Times best sellers to exciting new voices on topics that appeal to a broad spectrum of readers. SmileyBooks titles are published in hardcover, trade paperback, and digital media, offering the widest possible readership and exposure.
In 2011, Peace From Broken Pieces: How To Get Through What You Going Through by Iyanla Vanzant was a #1 New York Times best-seller for the imprint.
SmileyBooks NAACP Image Award nominees include: Tapping the Power Within by Iyanla Vanzant, Hope on a Tightrope and Brother West: Living and Loving Out Loud by Cornel West, and Brainwashed: Challenging the Myth of Black Inferiority by Tom Burrell.
To empower our readers to achieve their own personal fulfillment and to become agents of change through the principles of love and service.
A Full-Spectrum Publisher
SmileyBooks publishes quality nonfiction works in the following categories: