Mark Twain's America
This richly illustrated volume, with a lively narrative by Harry L. Katz and numerous excerpts from Twain’s own writings, makes it clear that Twain is as relevant today as he has ever been.
Christopher Columbus Book of Privileges
Housed within the Library of Congress is a rare collection of legal documents whose existence is little known, and yet whose contents radically changed the direction of America’s history.
The Forgotten Fifties: America's Decade from the Arhives of Look Magazine
From the pages of Look, the magazine that defined the fifties, comes a photographic portrayal of the dynamic era that sparked a transformation in America’s political and cultural identity.
About the Program
Through the Publishing Office, the Library of Congress produces a wide variety of publications that aim to share LC’s collections and activities--and the knowledge of its specialists--with scholars, researchers, and the general public.
More about the program
For Publishers and Editors
Copublishing and other partnership arrangements with trade and university publishers have long been vital aspects of the Library of Congress general publishing program.
More for publishers and editors
Frequently Asked Questions
- How do I propose a book idea to the Publishing Office?
- How do I get permission to reprint material from your publications?
- Do you offer internships?
- How do I copyright a book or something else (e.g., a musical composition or photograph) I've created?
- How do I get a Cataloging in Publication (CIP) record for my book?
Celebrating Books 2014
Saturday, August 30, 2014
The National Book Festival
Several new and recent Library of Congress publications will be featured at this all-day event, including The Forgotten Fifties, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies, Columbus Book of Privileges, and the ebook Great Photographs from the Library of Congress.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 12pm
Books & Beyond program: Author James Conaway and picture editor Amy Pastan will discuss and sign their new book, The Forgotten Fifties. The event is free and open to the public.