John T. Colby Jr. is the founder and publisher of Manhattan based Brick Tower Press and J. Boylston & Company, Publishers. Brick Tower Press ranks in the top 100 United States independent book publishers while the J. Boylston & Company imprint ibooks was named "America's fastest growing small publisher" by Publishers Weekly in 2004. Besides ibooks, J. Boylston & Company includes the children's imprint Milk & Cookies Press, and Byron Preiss Visual Publications a book packager with licensed books to Simon & Schuster, HarperCollins, Dutton, Scholastic, and Reader's Digest.

Prior to Brick Tower Press and J. Boylston & Company, John worked for London-based Dorling Kindersley (DK), Barnes & Noble, Bertelsmann, and Doubleday & Company, Inc. John is a graduate of Syracuse University.

J. Boylston & Company, Publishers:

ibooks is the trade publishing imprint known for its extensive backlist titles in trade fiction, science fiction, fantasy, graphic novels, history, and popular culture. Readers of notable authors as Isaac Asimov, Roger Zelazny, Stan Lee, John Betancourt, Robert Payne, and Alfred Bester will enjoy our extensive backlist. Milk & Cookies Press represents the children's imprint and features writers such as the late Fritz Leiber and Caldecott Award winner David Wiesner for their title "Gonna Roll the Bones."

Byron Preiss Visual Publications, Inc. is a book packager known for high-profile authors such as Carl Reiner, Philip Caputo, Jay Leno, Jane Goodall, and Mia Hamm.

iPicturebooks is the pioneer publisher of electronic books with an extensive collection of titles founded on the late Byron Preiss's vision of the future of book publishing.

Brick Tower Press is a trade book publisher of quality nonfiction titles including cookery, gardening, autobiography, maritime, military history, and financial guides.

We work with a talented group of authors, agents, and book designers to form the core of a rigorous publishing program.

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April 18, 2008 Jeffrey Stephens' First Novel, The Portofino Deception, Consistently Draws Rave Reviews from NY Times Best-Selling Authors PDF
September 2, 2004 First “Small Business Guide To HSAs” (Health Savings Accounts) Published By Brick Tower Press PDF
April 13, 2004 I Already Know I Love You by Billy Crystal PDF
March 17, 2004 ibooks, ipicturebooks and childrenselibrary Sign with Content Directions to Implement Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) PDF
August 20, 2003 J. Michael Straczynski Comes to iBooks PDF
February 25, 2003 New Graphics Title from iBooks PDF
January 2, 2002 Time Warner Trade Publishing Group Acquires Majority Interest in ipicturebooks PDF
October 26, 2001 DUNE DVD & Paperback Release PDF