Category Archives: Book Production

How Is Our Book Printing Cost Calculated?

    Here's a question I commonly hear at Bookmobile: How is the book printing cost calculated? My short answer is that the cost depends on the specifications of your book—page count, trim size, binding, materials, and quantity—and if any of those..

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    Yes, We Do Wire-O Binding and Spiral Binding Too!

      Besides our perfect binding and hardcover binding services, we also offer wire-o binding and plastic spiral binding. Wire-o binding or plastic spiral binding is a great choice for any book that needs to lay flat when open: coloring books, cookbooks,..

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      Children’s Book Printing for a Bookstore

        We do a lot of children's book printing here at Bookmobile, and one great recent example is Home at Word Up: A Story of a Bookshop in Washington Heights.  Word Up is a a multilingual, general-interest, nonprofit community bookstore and..

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        Kickstarter Publishing Projects Printed at Bookmobile

          On August 18, 2016, Kickstarter announced that $100 million has been pledged to Kickstarter publishing projects—to authors, publishers, bookstores, poets, podcasters, and more. From what we've seen at Bookmobile, I believe it. Congratulations to Kickstarter Read more [...]..

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          Short Run Hardcover Book Printing with Options

            At Bookmobile, we offer short run hardcover book printing with options. Unlike other short run printers, we offer choices like odd trim sizes, printed end sheets, large-area foil stamps, and more. And unlike offset printers, we can offer many of..

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            Literary Magazine Printing for the South Dakota Review

              South Dakota Review, from The University of South Dakota, is a new literary magazine printing client for Bookmobile. The South Dakota Review is a quarterly print journal publishing fiction, poetry, essays, literary reviews, and translations. Since 1963, Read more [...]..

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              About Us

              Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Bookmobile began as a design and typesetting production house in 1982 and started offering print services in 1996. When your project comes to Bookmobile, it gets the benefit of thirty-three years of know-how. We work with over 900 publishers, including literary presses, university presses, trade houses, museums, galleries, and artists. Contact Us