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Independent booksellers invest in Troy print-on-demand company

by Michael DeMasi The Business Review   Two independent booksellers invested about $50,000 to start a digital, print-on-demand company in downtown Troy, N.Y., that will offer writers a low-cost way of getting books published. The Troy Book Makers at 3 Third St. is a joint venture of The Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza in Guilderland […]

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A place to publish your book, in limited quantities

by Eric Anderson, Deputy business editor   The Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza has formed a partnership with The Bookloft in Great Barrington, Mass., to launch a digital print-on-demand service for authors who’d like to see their works in print. The endeavour is called “The Troy Book Makers,” and it’s located in downtown Troy, next […]

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Booksellers Grow Publishing Efforts

by Judith Rosen One year and 70 books later, the Troy Book Makers in Troy, N.Y., a small-scale Print-on-Demand venture started last summer by Eric Wilska, owner of the Bookloft in Great Barrington, Mass., and Susan Novotny, owner of the Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza in Albany, N.Y., is about to expand. It will double […]

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This shop is one for the books

Troy Book Makers markets to people looking to publish as few as 10 copies of their own work or an old favorite By TIM O’BRIEN, Staff writer   TROY — There is a new bookmaking operation in downtown Troy. No, it’s not an illegal gambling enterprise. It’s a new business that is betting there is […]

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More Booksellers Turn to Publishing

New sideline: print on demand by Judith Rosen     Forget gifts and cards. In a time of flattening sales, longtime booksellers Eric Wilska, owner of the Bookloft in Great Barrington, Mass., and Susan Novotny, owner of the Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza in Albany, N.Y., have found what could be the ultimate sideline business, printing […]

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