The Knowledge

The Knowledge

The Origin Story of The War of Art

By: Steven Pressfield
Special French Flap Edition Only Available from Black Irish Books

If you're a fan of The War of Art, Pressfield's novel, The Knowledge, is the story behind that story and the origin tale between its lines.

The Knowledge is not just a writer's coming-of-age story. It's every writer's coming-of-age story.

The Story Grid

The Story Grid

What Good Editors Know

By: Shawn Coyne
“I've been writing for 30 years and this is the best book on writing I have come across. Brilliant! It takes the judgement out of analyzing your work and clearly separates editing from writing.”

—Sean Thomas Sullivan, Amazon.com

Nobody Wants to Read Your Sh*t

Nobody Wants to Read Your Sh*t

By: Steven Pressfield

Tough love from the author of The War of Art. Nobody Wants To Read Your Sh*t is Pressfield’s “lessons learned" from a career in five different writing fields—advertising, screenwriting, fiction, narrative nonfiction, and self-help.

This is wisdom from the trenches, teaching you how to obey the platinum rule of writing ... THOU MUST MAKE IT INTERESTING!

An American Jew

An American Jew

By: Steven Pressfield

A Writer Confronts his own Exile and Identity

“Deeply personal and profoundly moving...An American Jew has filled me with the love and pride for my brothers and sisters, the Children of Israel.”

—Randall Wallace, author of Braveheart and director of Heaven is for Real

The Lion's Gate

The Lion's Gate

On the Front Lines of the Six Day War

By: Steven Pressfield
“Rarely does an author manage to re-create a moment in history with such mastery, authority, and psychological insight.”

—Nelson DeMille, bestselling author

The Legend of Bagger Vance

The Legend of Bagger Vance

Limited Leather Bound Edition

By: Steven Pressfield

Steven Pressfield's classic first novel published the way they used to publish...

Leather bound, slip-cased, with meaty stock and unparalleled handcrafting.  Each copy is personally signed and numbered from 1 to 2,500 by Steven Pressfield.

The perfect gift for the golf fanatic, Pressfield devotee, or anyone in desperate need of a high end gift to impress a bibliophile.

We only made 2,500 of them, so whaddya waiting for?

Left of Bang

How the Marine Corps' Combat Hunter Program Can Save Your Life

By: Patrick Van Horne and Jason A. Riley
Foreword by: Steven Pressfield
“At a time when we must adapt to the changing character of conflict, this is a serious book on a serious issue that can give us the edge we need.”

—General James Mattis, USMC, Ret.

Left of Bang offers a crisp lesson in survival.”

—Gavin de Becker, bestselling author of The Gift of Fear

Solitary

Solitary

The Crash, Captivity and Comeback of an Ace Fighter Pilot

By: Giora Romm

"Fighter Pilots tell the greatest stories and the great ones tell the best stories of all ... "

—PAT CONROY, bestselling author of Prince of Tides and The Great Santini

Do The Work

Do The Work

By: Steven Pressfield
Foreword by: Seth Godin
“There is an enemy. There is an intelligent, active, malign force working against us. Step one is to recognize this. This recognition alone is enormously powerful. It saved my life, and it will save yours.”

—Steven Pressfield

Do the Work is a weapon against Resistance—a tool that will help you take action and successfully ship projects out the door. 

I'm Not For Everyone. Neither Are You.

I'm Not For Everyone. Neither Are You.

By: David Leddick
Foreword by: Steven Pressfield
“This is a work of genius, a metaphor-studded treasure chest, filled with wisdom for anyone willing to go look. I’ve already ordered ten copies.”

—Seth Godin

The Return

The Return

A Field Manual for Life After Combat

By: David J. Danelo
Introduction by: Nathaniel Fick,
bestselling author of One Bullet Away
“Because every person’s war experience is unique, so is their return home. The combat veterans’ reintegration to the society they left is a journey that’s been made by returning warriors since before Homer first chronicled it. In this illuminating book, David Danelo provides a worthy perspective for making sense of a largely incommunicable journey and how he came to reconcile the polarities of coming home.”

—General James Mattis, USMC, Ret.

One Tribe At a Time

One Tribe At a Time

The Paper that Changed the War in Afghanistan

By: Jim Gant 
Introduction by: Steven Pressfield
“Major Jim Gant, a man seen by many of us as the 'perfect counterinsurgent'—and inspiring, gifted, courageous leader.”

—General David H. Petraeus (U.S. Army, Ret.)

Turning Pro

Turning Pro

By: Steven Pressfield

“The thesis of this book is that what ails you and me has nothing to do with being sick or being wrong.  What ails us is that we are living our lives as amateurs … The solution, this book suggests, is that we turn pro.”

—Steven Pressfield

The Warrior Ethos

The Warrior Ethos

By: Steven Pressfield

“4th Battalion, 1st Special Warfare Training Group (Airborne) issues the book The Warrior Ethos to new students as they begin the Special Forces Qualification Course … The Warrior Ethos in general terms touches on each of the eight Special Forces Attributes, and the aim in assigning the book is to solidify to the students that the Attributes are not mere words, but something each Soldier must possess and display to be successful in the SFQC and during their service in the SF Regiment.”

—Major Jeff Ortoli, Special Forces Executive Officer, 4/1 SWTG (A)