Jeremy ‘Linsanity’ Lin Biography to be Distributed Exclusively by Ingram Content Group
NASHVILLE—March 28, 2012—Publisher Right Fit Reading has selected Ingram Content Group as the exclusive distributor for the “Jeremy Lin: From the End of the Bench to Stardom” biography, which is publishing this week.
The book tells the story of the New York Knicks point guard and rising star in the NBA who is enjoying a breakout year. The unauthorized biography tells the story of Lin from childhood to his college years at Harvard University to his current popularity as a Knicks basketball point guard superstar.
“Right Fit Reading’s biography of Jeremy Lin was developed and released in weeks, and represents a milestone in the next generation of publishing and distribution,” said Ed Monagle, Right Fit Reading co-founder. “Working with Ingram, we’re able to get this title to market in record time. Ingram’s connectivity in the market and comprehensive channel relationships, backed with 100 percent fill-rate, means this important title will be available to all that want it.”
The title is exclusively distributed by Ingram Publisher Services and is also available on ipage, Ingram’s comprehensive online order tool. The biography has also been set up with Lightning Source, Ingram’s print-on-demand unit, to ensure all orders for the book are fulfilled should initial inventory be sold. The title is available beginning March 31, 2012.
“Through their relationship with Ingram, Right Fit Reading will have the sales, marketing and distribution solutions they need to reach more readers with Jeremy Lin,” said Mark Ouimet, vice president and general Manager, Ingram Publisher Services. “We are pleased to be working with Right Fit on this title and we’re eager to put our unique combination of services to work for them.”
About Right Fit Reading
Right Fit Reading has mobilized an innovative publishing model that uniquely positions it within the rapidly changing book industry. Addressing the need for better ways of delivering the right books to the right readers, the company has engineered a program that will create four different versions of books based on reading levels. Right Fit Readers will include new works, as well as repurposed classic titles, in both paperback and eBook formats. Right Fit Reading was founded in 2012 by publishing executives Ed Monagle and John Cheary, and entrepreneur Jonathan Kestenbaum.
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., 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.