Category Archives: Book Production

Ten Ways Publishers Add Value for Authors and Readers

    At Bookmobile, we have been working with literary, university press, independent, and trade publishers for over thirty years. We have also helped hundreds of authors self-publish. So we've witnessed firsthand the making of thousands of books. Like the Read more..

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    New Paper Stock Available at Bookmobile!

      We are very excited to introduce a 100% recycled natural interior stock to our house inventory! We now offer sixteen paper stocks for printing book interiors. Contact me today and I will send you a paper stock sampler—please be sure to include your..

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      Cover Lamination: The Beautiful and the Bad

        Film lamination is important for paperback covers and dust jackets. Books get banged around a lot en route from printer to reader (see my post on cartons). Without cover lamination, corners get bent, the printed image scuffs and cracks, and..

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        Digital Book Printing and Press Gain

          When we got our new Océ VarioPrint 6320 printers, we did not anticipate that their superior print quality could cause issues, but ironically that is what happened in one instance. The case in question was one where the designer used a typeface..

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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