Welcome to SmileyBooks.
Welcome to SmileyBooks.
SmileyBooks includes some of the most insightful, thought-provoking authors in the world.
Tavis talks with Emmy-winning broadcaster and TV host, named by Time as one of the "25 Most Influential Hispanics in America," Cristina Saralegui.
Tavis talks with Oscar-winning actress-director Anjelica Huston about the second volume of her memoirs, entitled Watch Me.
Tavis talks with Emmy-winning actress-producer Lisa Kudrow about the return of her acclaimed series, The Comeback.
Paul Albergo, director of news coverage for Bloomberg BNA, previews the 114th Congress. Commander Chris Hadfield shares his book of photographs shot from aboard the International Space Station.
Washington Post columnist Michelle Singletary tells us what we need to know about this year’s open enrollment period for insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
In the first of a two-part discussion, legendary television producer Norman Lear shares his new memoir, “Even This I Get to Experience”.
Jamal Simmons, co-founder of the Internet Innovation Alliance, assesses President Obama’s recent comments on net neutrality. Jesse Walker, senior editor at “Reason” magazine, discusses “The United States of Paranoia”, his new book about America’s obsession with conspiracy theories.
Mia Bay, director of the Rutgers Center for Race and Ethnicity, discusses a new anthology of the writings of anti-lynching crusader Ida B. Wells. And director Gina Prince-Bythewood talks about her new film, “Beyond the Lights”, starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Nate Parker. Listen Now
Tavis Smiley has come a long way from his humble beginnings in Gulfport, Mississippi (PDF).
Enlighten. Encourage. Empower.
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: