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Politics and Prose Adds Espresso Book Machine

Politics and Prose will bookstore will soon add an Espresso Book Machine, allowing customers to order print-on-demand books in the store.

Since acquiring Politics & Prose, co-owners Bradley Graham and Lissa Muscatine have made it their mission to ensure that the DC-based independent bookstore stays competitive on both a local and digital level.

Graham talked about the positives of owning such a machine with SecondAct: “You can actually watch a 500-page book being produced and have it in six minutes …We’re still working out the economics, but it’s going to be really affordable. We’re not just talking about full-sized books. People will be able to print family histories, or anything else that can go between soft covers. And it’s very professional-looking.”

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New Imprint Dedicated to Zombies: Print Is Dead

Creeping Hemlock Press has launched a new imprint dedicated to zombie fiction called Print is Dead. The imprint has released three titles: Pray to Stay by Mason James Cole, Scavengers by Nate Southard and World in Red by John Sebastian Gorumba.’

Follow this PDF link to download a free sampler of these zombie books. Director George A. Romero shared his support for Print Is Dead on the site: “These guys know more about the undead than I do… and that’s saying something, because I’ve been hanging out with zombies for as long as I can remember.”

They also have several projects in the works, including a graphic novel by Joe McKinney, a dark comedy novel by Martin A. Mundt, a short story collection by Gary A. Braunbeck, a debut thriller by Kealan Patrick Burke and Zombie Digest, a twelve-part novella series.