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We are producing a comprehensive, authoritative, yet popular reference work and an iTV channel covering all facets of cannabis.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 1994
  • Employees 6
  • Website

Company Summary

BookWorks is a media production company focused on producing an authoritative reference work and corresponding iTV channel,, covering all facets of cannabis. These offer substantive ROI from sales, advertising, subscriptions, training, etc. By backing “the” authority channel on cannabis, Arc gains a powerful platform for the ongoing dissemination, R&D and promotion of complimentary Arc projects –great short and long-term wins.


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    Harold Rabinowitz
    President & Editorial Director

    Having served as executive editor at several major publishing houses (Macmillan; Grolier; McGraw-Hill), and co-awarded the First Runner-up Citation of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1982, Harold Rabinowitz founded The Reference Works in 1994, quickly making it the premier book-producer in New York—with 6 of his shop's products named Main Selections of Book-of-the-Month Club—an industry record; and some 60 landmark best-selling titles produced.

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    Carol Stanley
    Vice President & Executive Editor

    Carol Stanley has been involved in various aspects of media and entertainment throughout her career. Starting in public relations in New York, she moved into the music business, theater and film publicity, and was recruited by the legendary Pat Kingsley in Los Angeles. She has worked in the production and development of film and television projects, as a publicist, and as a script doctor. She is currently directing operations at BookWorks.

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    Jacqueline A. Stahl
    Senior Editor

    Jacqueline Stahl graduated Magna Cum Laude in English from Cornell University and holds a Master's degree in social work from Bryn Mawr Graduate School. She has developed and facilitated several seminars on brain health and fall prevention for seniors. She has written three screenplays, which have won or placed highly in several contests (The Page Awards and others). She has more than a decade of experience in health marketing and publicity.

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    Paige Richman
    Director of Electronic Publishing

    Paige Richman is the Founder and President of a dominant provider of technology services between Manhattan and Albany, as well as the owner of, which focuses on Internet marketing and profit-driven website development. She has received federal recognition for creating innovative presentations for government websites that resulted in significantly increased public utilization and successful user outcomes.

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    Lisa Duff
    Senior Editor

    Lisa Duff has worked with authors and publishers for nearly 20 years, preparing non-fiction works for publication and producing innovative adaptations of published books. She is the founder of Wetware Media Audiobooks, which has produced and marketed over 100 non-fiction audio titles. Prior to founding Wetware, she was executive director of Wainwright House in Rye, NY, a non-profit adult learning center. She holds a BFA from New York University.

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    Jeffrey M. Cronkhite
    Senior Editor—Science

    Jeff Cronkhite is a physicist (Ph.D.–Georgia Tech) who has applied his skills to satellite analysis of the atmosphere vital to human survival on planet earth. Working directly with NASA and its chief optics vendor, Corvis, he has designed equipment that determined how ozone depletion has effected the health of our planet. For the last 8 years, he has applied that knowledge to creating environmental educational materials for America's schools.


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    Andrew Rigrod, esq.
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    Norman Goodman, CPA