Welcome to SmileyBooks.
Welcome to SmileyBooks.
SmileyBooks includes some of the most insightful, thought-provoking authors in the world.
Tavis talks with actress Kristen Stewart about her work in a series of interesting indie films, including Camp X-Ray.
Tavis talks with Grammy winner Annie Lennox in the first of a rich two-part conversation on her five decades in the music business.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) discusses his recent trip to Ferguson, Mo. Columnist Nicholas Kristof of “The New York Times” discusses his recent series of columns titled, “When Whites Just Don’t Get It.”
“Miami Herald” columnist Leonard Pitts, Jr. shares findings from his trip to Appalachia in an article, “White Poverty Exists, Ignored”. Actor and comedian Harry Shearer discusses his new web series, “Nixon’s the One”.
Father James Martin, offers his assessment of the Vatican synod on family. Journalist Naomi Klein argues that capitalism is pushing us toward a climate catastrophe in her new book, “This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate”. Veronica Hauad of the University of Chicago tells us about the school’s new initiative to reach out to low-income students.
Craig Collins, executive director of the Center for Gun Analytics, looks at America’s love affair with weapons in a new book. And in this week’s installment of “Five Things You Should Know About…”, Carson Tate, founder of Working Simply, a management consulting firm, shares tips on increasing your productivity. 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: