No Starch

Updated at: May 2, 2008, 3:41 p.m.

No Starch Press publishes the finest in geek entertainment — distinctive books on computing, such as bestsellers Steal This Computer Book, How Linux Works, Hacking: The Art of Exploitation, The Cult of Mac, and The Unofficial LEGO Builder's Guide, with a focus on open source/Linux, security, hacking, programming, and alternative operating systems. Our titles have personality and attitude, our authors are passionate about their subjects, and we put considerable time and attention into every book that bears our name. No Starch Press seeks to make computing accessible to a broad audience of technophiles and novices alike, and our loyal readers appreciate our unique points of view, our straightforward presentation, and our fearless approach to the complex world of technology. No Starch Press books have been included in the prestigious Communication Arts Design Annual and STEP inside 100 competition, and have won the Ippy Award from Independent Publisher magazine.

San Francisco-based No Starch Press was founded in 1994 by William Pollock, who brings more than 15 years of publishing industry experience to the company. Prior to launching No Starch Press, Pollock worked in professional reference, scientific, college and trade publishing, and was a co-founder of computer book publisher Apress. Pollock remains an active editor and works closely with virtually every No Starch author.

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