National Book Network is an independent, full-service sales, marketing, and distribution company serving North American and overseas independent publishers of non-fiction, fiction, and children's titles. We provide sales, marketing, order fulfillment, and credit and collections services. Our growth is based on the successful partnership we've developed with each of our clients.
"National Book Network is a forward-thinking organization with national and international reach. Our client partners benefit from the continuous investments we are making in new technologies and the extensive resources and strong vendor and customer relationships we've built over decades." —Jason Brockwell, President
National Book Network is one of the largest independently-owned book distributors in North America with approximately ninety client publishers. We are an experienced and trusted book distributor committed to providing a broad range of distribution services for independent publishers of all sizes. We are a top-twenty supplier to every major customer in the United States and Canada, including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Baker & Taylor, and Ingram. Founded in 1986, NBN is part of Rowman & Littlefield, one of the industry’s major independent publishers incorporating a number of well-known trade, academic, and professional imprints. Both companies are headquartered in Lanham, Maryland, a suburb of Washington, DC.
Rowman & Littlefield imprints include Globe Pequot and its sub-imprints Lyons Press, Falcon, Down East Books, TwoDot, Lone Star Books, Taylor Trade, Muddy Boots, Gooseberry Patch, and Stackpole Books, Pineapplepress, Derrydale, Sheridan House, Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, Backbeat Books, Limelight Editions, Union Park Press, Finney Company, McBooks, as well as Rowman & Littlefield International, Bernan Government, and Sundance/Newbridge. Rowman & Littlefield also owns NBN International, a United Kingdom-based company that provides a full range of distribution services for publishers in the UK, Europe, and other international countries.