Press Release: IPG Signs Thirteen New Independent Publishers for Distribution
Bertz + Fischer Publishing (www.bertz-fischer.de) is an outstanding film and media studies publisher based in Berlin, Germany. In addition to film titles, Bertz + Fischer also publishes books on politics, sociology, and cultural studies.
Hoover Institution Press (www.hooverpress.org) is the in-house publisher of the Hoover Institution, a conservative American public policy think tank located at Stanford University. The Hoover Institution Press has long been a publisher of high-profile individuals such as Edwin Meese, Condoleezza Rice, George Schultz, Thomas Sowell, and Milton Freidman, and they also have a backlist of titles on multiple public policy topics, including education, national security, law, energy policy, economic policy, health care policy, and Islamism.
Wits University Press (http://witspress.co.za), the publishing program of The University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, turned 90 years old this year and was the original curriculum developer and publisher of the Bantu Studies program in 1921-later renamed universally as African Studies. They are renowned for their political and historical list, but have recently expanded to curriculum areas such as natural sciences, sustainable energy, health care policy, education, and literary studies.
Portal Books (http://www.portalforlag.no) is a European publisher of fine art, philosophy, and scholarly titles. Portal aims to challenge and inspire its readers by publishing books on a variety of political, religious and ideological standpoints.
Art Stock Books, IPG's distribution service for highly illustrated art, architecture and high-end travel titles, will distribute books from A&C Publishing (www.ancbook.com/en) starting on January 1, 2014. Founded in Korea in 1971, A&C Publishing has established a very strong reputation in the international publishing arena for architecture and interior design and is a founding member of the World Architecture Society. They publish about 15 new titles a year in English, with many stand-alone volumes on architectural and interior design, and award-winning building style.