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Ingram Publisher Services Adds Three New Clients

January 5, 2011

Ingram Publisher Services Inc., an Ingram Content Group company, today announced the addition of three new publisher clients: ArtsMemphis (focused on arts and arts education), The Cooking Lab (Dr. Nathan Myhrvold expert in culinary and food science) and Tharpa Publications (focused on meditation and Buddhism).

Nashville, Tennessee (Vocus/PRWEB) January 04, 2011

Ingram Publisher Services Inc., an Ingram Content Group company, today announced the addition of three new publisher clients: ArtsMemphis, The Cooking Lab and Tharpa Publications.

“Our mission at Ingram Content Group is to help the content of publishers reach its destination ““ we are delighted to add ArtsMemphis, The Cooking Lab and Tharpa Publications to our growing roster of leading distributed publishers,” said Mark Ouimet, Vice President and General Manager, Ingram Publisher Services. “We look forward to putting our combined full-service distribution and print and digital services to work for each, allowing them to concentrate on content creation and business growth in this time of transformation in publishing.”

ArtsMemphis, founded in 1963, is an organization created to raise funds to ensure excellence in the arts and to build a vibrant cultural community in Memphis, Tennessee. Funds from ArtsMemphis are used to provide support for nonprofit arts organizations, community projects with an arts focus and for arts education and outreach programs. Ingram Publisher Services will manage distribution of the popular ArtsMemphis title First Shooting Light (ISBN 978-0615211381), and the newly released cooking anthology Wild Abundance: Ritual, Revelry & Recipes of the South’s Finest Hunting Clubs (ISBN 978-0615398235).

“We are thrilled to be working with Ingram to expand the reach of our books to an even broader audience,” said Susan Schadt, President and CEO, ArtsMemphis. “The book industry and sales and distribution expertise that Ingram brings to the table is exactly what we need to sell more of our books for the benefit of our arts programs.”

The Cooking Lab, founded in 2010 by renowned inventor and expert in culinary and food science Dr. Nathan Myhrvold, is the publisher of the forthcoming book, Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking (ISBN 978-0982761007). The book, written by Dr. Myhrvold and acclaimed chefs and colleagues Chris Young and Maxime Bilet, is a six-volume 2,458-page set that includes more than 1,000 recipes and over 3,500 photographs and illustrations. The book, set to be released in March 2011, will be distributed by Ingram Publisher Services.

“With its innovative distribution strategies, Ingram Publisher Services will be a perfect partner for The Cooking Lab and its groundbreaking publication of Modernist Cuisine,” said Bruce Harris, publishing consultant to The Cooking Lab.

Tharpa Publications specializes in books on meditation and Buddhism. Their new release, Modern Buddhism (ISBN 978-1-61606-006-0), is the 21st book by best-selling author and Buddhist monk Geshe Kelsang Gyatso whose previous books have sold over 800,000 copies. Ingram Publisher Services will manage sales and distribution of all Tharpa Publication titles in the US market effective January 2011.

“Our books on meditation and Buddhism have been acclaimed by readers as being clear, practical, and relevant,” said Jangchen Kelsang, Sales Manager, Tharpa Publications. “We are pleased to be collaborating with a content distribution expert such as Ingram ““ the combination of Ingram Publisher Services sales and marketing expertise and their vast distribution reach will allow our titles to reach many more readers.”

ABOUT ARTSMEMPHIS

Since 1963, ArtsMemphis has raised funds to ensure excellence in the arts and build a vibrant cultural community for everyone. In FY10, ArtsMemphis allocated more than 95% of its annual campaign, in addition to enhancement funds from the Historic Memphis for the Arts Campaign, to award $4.3 million to the Memphis Arts community. Funds from ArtsMemphis are used to give stable operations and project support for 26 performing and visual arts organizations, to support 40+ community projects with an arts focus, to administer our Arts For Children And Teachers (ACT) arts education progam in Memphis City and Shelby County Schools and to provide student ticket subsidies to an estimated 90,000 school children in West Tennessee. For more information, visit http://www.artsmemphis.org

ABOUT THE COOKING LAB

The Cooking Lab is a team of scientists, inventors, and chefs who reveal science-inspired techniques for preparing food. For more information, visit http://www.modernistcuisine.com

ABOUT THARPA PUBLICATIONS

Tharpa Publications is a non-profit organization dedicated to world peace. Tharpa’s books on meditation and Buddhism self-help have sold over 800,000 copies. From accessible titles for beginners to advanced volumes for serious meditators, all Tharpa Publication books are acclaimed for their clarity and practical application. As a collection, Tharpa titles reveal the entire Buddhist path to liberation and enlightenment. For more information on Tharpa Publications visit http://www.tharpa.com

ABOUT INGRAM

Ingram Content Group Inc. provides a broad range of physical and digital services to the book industry. Ingram’s operating units are Ingram Book Company, Lightning Source Inc., Ingram Digital, Vital Source Technologies, Inc., Ingram Periodicals Inc., Ingram International Inc., Ingram Library Services Inc., Spring Arbor Distributors Inc., Ingram Publisher Services Inc., Tennessee Book Company LLC, and Coutts Information Services. For more information, visit http://www.ingramcontent.com

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