Santa Monica Press is one of the premier publishers on the West Coast. Our critically acclaimed books are sold in chain, independent, on-line, and university bookstores around the world, and have been featured in such esteemed retail outlets as Anthropologie, Art Institute of Chicago, Books Are Fun, Discovery Stores, The Getty Museum, Home Depot, Hot Topic, MOCALA, MOMA, National Gallery of Art, QVC, Restoration Hardware, Tower Records, Urban Outfitters, Virgin Megastores, the Whitney Museum, and many other supportive stores.

     Additionally, Santa Monica Press has sold hundreds of thousands of copies of our eclectic titles to direct mail order companies throughout the country. Our satisfied customers include: ABC Distributing, Bas Bleu, DreamProducts, Dr. Leonard’s, Hanover House, Johnson-Smith Company, LTD Commodities, Miles Kimball, Publishers Clearing House, Quality Paperback Book Club, QVC, Rodale, Scholars Bookshelf, Starcrest of California, Taylor Gifts, Wireless, and other fine catalogs.

     Our authors are recognized experts who are sought after by the media and receive newspaper, magazine, radio, and television coverage both nationally and internationally. Our books and authors have appeared on such programs and in such publications as ABC News, ABC-TV’s The View, Associated Press, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Baltimore Sun, BBC’s The World, The Bloomsbury Review, Booklist, BookPage, Bottom Line, Chicago Tribune, Choice, CNN, David Letterman, Entertainment Weekly, Film Comment, The Globe and Mail, Good Morning America, Library Journal, Howard Stern Show, London Times, Los Angeles magazine, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Times Magazine, Mancow’s Morning Madhouse, National Public Radio, Newsday, New York Times, People, Playboy, Premiere, Publishers Weekly, Reader’s Digest, San Francisco Chronicle, Sports Illustrated, Time, The Today Show, Toronto Sun, USA Today, USA Weekend magazine, Wall Street Journal, and many other popular media outlets.

     Such distinguished individuals as Kevin Brownlow, Ken Burns, Walter Cummins, Clint Eastwood, Roger Ebert, Teddy Edwards, Glen David Gold, Michael Gurian, Paul Krassner, Angela Lansbury, Robert Lindsey, Sandra Tsing Loh, Leonard Maltin, Ray Manzarek, Peter Max, Bob Mondello, Frank Morgan, Christiane Northrup, Catherine Opie, Rob Reiner, Paul Reubens (Pee-Wee Herman), Aram Saroyan, Robert Scheer, Sidney Sheldon, Horace Silver, Studs Terkel, Peter Travers, Kenneth Turan, Michael Wallis, Jann Wenner, Marianne Williamson, and Colin Wilson have also praised our books.

     At Santa Monica Press, we’re not afraid to cast a wide editorial net. Our eclectic list of lively and modern non-fiction titles includes books in such categories as popular culture, film history, photography, humor, biography, travel, and reference. Remember to look for the shell!