It is one thing to discuss books and language and the diversity and complexity of a language. It is another thing to publish your own book. Farooq Kperogi shows in this article the way he fared in writing and publishing. As he works in the United States of America he shows the hard way of getting an academic book published. It has to be reviewed by many before the words will see a printer. In the end the book reached the publishing house, the printer and the bookshop.