Who we are

Silvermine International Books, LLC has titles from all parts of the world. It offers a varied catalogue, including academic, Spanish language, photography, engineering, reference, architectural and trade publications.

Silvermine International’s President, John Atkin, comes from a long publishing background.  His father, the late William Wilson Atkin, formed Silvermine Publishers Inc. in 1964, specializing in books on art, architecture and poetry.  A subsidiary company, Silvermine Productions, produced and distributed titles for other American publishers.  John spent his early career working for both companies, and learning the trade.

A former state Senator and state Representative from the State of Connecticut, author of several books, and chief executive of several non-profits, John has appeared on many television talk shows, hosted his own television and radio shows, and has testified before the United States Congress.  In his frequent travels, he places his vast experience as businessman, advocate and spokesman at the service of clients on all sides of the globe.