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Smart Pop Books

(2001 - present day)

About Smart Pop Books:

Smart Pop is the pop culture imprint of independent publisher BenBella Books.

Smart Pop is a line of smart, fresh, engaging nonfiction titles on the best of pop culture TV, books, and film, with a particular focus on science fiction and fantasy television and literature.

Our writers are New York Times bestselling authors, television writers, psychologists, philosophers (including Orson Scott Card, Jennifer Crusie, David Brin, Ellen Hopkins, Ray Kurzweil, Cory Doctorow, Lawrence Block, Dennis Lehane, Jane Espenson, Scott Westerfeld, and many more) . . . writers with a love of pop culture and something worth sharing about it. We’ve published anthologies and single-author titles, essays and cookbooks and quirky companions: since 2003, over five dozen books on everything from Star Wars to Friday Night Lights to Mad Men to the work of Joss Whedon..