apebook - The Publishing House of the Reading Ape

by Apraham B. Albee
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What is apebook?

apebook is a small independent publisher from Germany, making beautiful books despite a small budget. The publishing house was founded on 14th of July 2017, exactly 100 years after the opening manifesto for the first Dada-evening.

apebook has just become one year old - and stepped out into public only recently. Until then no one knew of the existence of the publishing house with the ape. 

In order not to miss any news and offers from apebook anymore, nowadays you can subscribe to the regular and free apebook newsletter.

In the first year after its founding, apebook laid the foundation for a small independent publishing house with a fine program. Several titles of the ApeBook Classics (ABC) are already available as low priced eBooks and paperback editions. And also the first projects of contemporary literature are about to be realized.

What does apebook want?

First and foremost, apebook would like to support and spread good literature. This in good faith in the value of this literature, and in good faith in the fact that literature and education contribute to an improvement and beautification of the world. apebook pursues this goal with its program in three ways.

Firstly, in its ApeBook Classics series, apebook offers classics of world literature in German and English as eBooks and paperbacks, in beautiful elaboration and such inexpensive that nearly everybody is able to buy them.

Secondly, apebook discovers and promotes good and independent contemporary literature, which does not subordinate itself to the mainstream.

Thirdly, through bibliophile special editions, almost forgotten books or wrongly trivialized works shall be made back to what they are: valuable literature and significant cultural heritage.

 Speaking of heritage: In order to leave our children not only good literature, but also a healthy environment, apebook supports "Rettet den Regenwald e.V." ("Save the rainforest" - a german environmental organization with international impact). If you buy our books directly via the shop on apebook´s website, 10% of the net proceeds will be donated. That´s good, isn´t it?

What does apebook need?

Looking to the future, this is quite a lot. apebook is still at the beginning. 

For example, the PCs, along with their software, which we use to make our books, are quite old and must urgently exchanged through new equipment, a little more "state of the art". It costs time and nerves when computers or programs simply go on strike during the work process... 

New premises would also be necessary for further development. Currently, apebook is still being built up out of a study-room of a small, somewhat down-dated house...

A next development step which is to be tackled is the connection to the stationary book trade. apebook wants to appear from the beginning with books of remarkably high quality and originality in the bookshops.

In order to get in contact with the corresponding distributors, already existing bibliophile books are necessary. Such books, however, cost quite a lot of money and the production must be financed first by crowdfunding and own investment.of money in the production and must be financed first by Crowdfunding and corresponding own investment.

Crowdfunding for Crowdfunding

Actually, we need much more than 200 euros per month. But the money from the subscription crowdfunding will help to cushion incurring costs which have to pe paid by apebook in advance. For example, for the project-related crowdfunding, through which we want to implement our individual bibliophile book projects, videos are necessary to have a chance of success. And there should be a bookcover, too - at least as first draft. 200 euros could help to pay at least a part of the well-earned money to our highly motivated graphic designer...

Even previously necessary activities which still produce additional income could be given up.

In addition, it is indeed the case that we find the possibility of project-related crowdfunding in principle super; But on the other hand the realization of book projects, for which we have decided, should not be completely dependent on the success or failure of the crowdfunding campaigns, but if necessary should be pre-financed by ourselves. Especially for this independence in the implementation of the projects, the regular additional revenues through subscription crowdfunding are a big and important support.

And if we at first receive 200 Euro per month through your support - who knows, maybe there will be even much more will be possible in the future...

Anyway: apebook needs loyal subscribers who want to support the publishing house of the reading ape in its beginnings!

Apebook needs you! And you need good books! Each book a world.

Become a member of the ApeClub! Get regularly smaller and larger gifts from our publishing program as well as exclusive access to information and plannings of the publishing house with the reading ape!

Subscribe now. Many Thanks,

Apraham B. Albee

(Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur, Ape)

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- monthly 2 new eBooks in English and 2 new eBooks in German of the ApeBook Classics series for free
- Membership in the closed FB group "The ApeClub" (if desired)
- Exclusive newsletter
- monthly 2 new eBooks in English and 2 new eBooks in German of the ApeBook Classics series for free
- Membership in the closed FB group "The ApeClub" (if desired)
- annually an extra-thank-you from the publishing program (after at least six months subscription)
- Exclusive newsletter
- monthly 2 new eBooks in English and 2 new eBooks in German of the ApeBook Classics series for free
- Membership in the closed FB group "The ApeClub" (if desired)
- annually an extra-thank-you-bookpackage from the publishing program (after at least six months of subscription)
Banana Splash Banana Overdose
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per month
- Exclusive newsletter
- monthly 2 new eBooks in English and 2 new eBooks in German of the ApeBook Classics series for free
- Membership in the closed FB group "The ApeClub" (if desired)
- annually an extra large thank-you book package from the publishing program (after at least six months of subscription)
- Name as sponsor on the publisher page and in the newsletter (if desired)
- Exclusive newsletter
- monthly 2 new eBooks in English and 2 new eBooks in German of the ApeBook Classics series for free
- Membership in the closed FB group "The ApeClub" (if desired)
- annually an extra large thank-you book package from the publishing program (after at least six months of subscription)
- Name as sponsor on the publisher page and in the newsletter (if desired)
- Special: all future merchandising products of the publisher free of charge (during the ongoing subscription)
- Special: a copy of the limited autobiography of Apraham B. Albee (after completion)
Banana One
2 €
per month
- Exclusive newsletter
- monthly 2 new eBooks in English and 2 new eBooks in German of the ApeBook Classics series for free
- Membership in the closed FB group "The ApeClub" (if desired)
Banana Two
4 €
per month
- Exclusive newsletter
- monthly 2 new eBooks in English and 2 new eBooks in German of the ApeBook Classics series for free
- Membership in the closed FB group "The ApeClub" (if desired)
- annually an extra-thank-you from the publishing program (after at least six months subscription)
Banana Three
8 €
per month
- Exclusive newsletter
- monthly 2 new eBooks in English and 2 new eBooks in German of the ApeBook Classics series for free
- Membership in the closed FB group "The ApeClub" (if desired)
- annually an extra-thank-you-bookpackage from the publishing program (after at least six months of subscription)
Banana Splash
16 €
per month
- Exclusive newsletter
- monthly 2 new eBooks in English and 2 new eBooks in German of the ApeBook Classics series for free
- Membership in the closed FB group "The ApeClub" (if desired)
- annually an extra large thank-you book package from the publishing program (after at least six months of subscription)
- Name as sponsor on the publisher page and in the newsletter (if desired)
Banana Overdose
40 €
per month
- Exclusive newsletter
- monthly 2 new eBooks in English and 2 new eBooks in German of the ApeBook Classics series for free
- Membership in the closed FB group "The ApeClub" (if desired)
- annually an extra large thank-you book package from the publishing program (after at least six months of subscription)
- Name as sponsor on the publisher page and in the newsletter (if desired)
- Special: all future merchandising products of the publisher free of charge (during the ongoing subscription)
- Special: a copy of the limited autobiography of Apraham B. Albee (after completion)
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