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Ventura, CA: Regal Books, a division of Gospel Light Publishers announced today that its 2012 bestseller “Be a Better Dad Today” by best-selling author Gregory W. Slayton will be published in India by GLS Publishing, Mumbai. GLS is producing a special India version – with custom cover art to appeal to the huge Indian market.

The COO of GLS Publishing Mr. A.J. Joseph, stated “It has been my privilege to know and work alongside my friend Gregory Slayton for the Indian Edition of the book “Be a Better Dad Today”. In working with him, I have seen firsthand his heart and passion for transformative fatherhood. I believe this book is going to have a significant positive impact on many fathers and families in India. We are proud to be partners in this important effort.

Be a Better Dad Today is going into its seventh printing and has sold almost 80,000 copies in North America. The book drew rave reviews from dozens of America’s best known fathers, including Governors Jeb Bush & Sam Brownback, Senators John McCain & Joe Lieberman, Pastors Tim Keller & Luis Palau and CEOs Hans Helmerich & Pat Gelsinger (see below). The Slayton’s have given 100% of the royalties to family and fatherhood related charities – and will be giving 100% of the Indian royalties to family and fatherhood charities in India.

Product Details (India): Paperback: 293 pages Publisher: GLS (November 2013) ISBN 978-81-7820-347-8, Price- INR 300/-, USD 6

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About the Author: The Honorable GREGORY W. SLAYTON is an American author, businessman, diplomat, philanthropist and professor, but, more importantly, a father of four great kids. Born in Ohio, he grew up without a real father and then travelled the world studying fathers and fatherhood on five continents. Gregory now resides in Hanover, New Hampshire, with his wife of 23 years and their four children. He is the managing director of Slayton Capital, teaches on occasion at Dartmouth, Harvard and Stanford, and is also a Distinguished Visiting Professor at UIBE Business School in Beijing, China. Please see

The Slayton’s are giving 100% 0f all US and international royalties from the book to fatherhood and family charities. Please see for more info.

High Profile Endorsements for Be a Better Dad Today

Having been raised by a man who exemplified what it means to be a great father, I am blessed to have learned from one of the greatest. In Be a Better Dad Today! Gregory explains how to navigate the most important job in the world. This book is a great resource for today’s dads or those who plan to be a dad in the future. Jeb Bush, Former Governor of Florida

I’ve personally known Gregory and his family for years, and I know he exemplifies the title of his book Be a Better Dad Today! each and every day of his life. There are certain lessons in life that can best be taught by fathers. My hope is that this book will help every single man who picks it up to be the best father, the best husband, and the best man he can be. John McCain, United States Senator

Gregory Slayton writes eloquently about the God-given nobility of Fatherhood, an institution of grand personal, familial and societal importance, but also a journey that many men embark on without fully knowing the true path or destination. Slayton deepens our understanding of what being a father means and offers guidance on how fathers can realize their full potential. Joe Lieberman, United States Senator

Be a Better Dad Today! is perhaps the most practical and down-to-earth manual you will find on how to be an effective father. You will not be able to read it without being both spiritually convicted and personally equipped. Rev. Tim Keller, Senior Pastor, Redeemer Presbyterian Church

There is no more important job in the world for men than being a good father for our kids. I love being a dad—and I always have. That’s why I appreciate the honesty, the humor and the many helpful ideas that my friend Gregory Slayton has packed into Be a Better Dad Today. Being a better dad today—and every day of our lives—is one of the most important things we can do for our family, our community and our nation. Congressman G.K. Butterfield

I have known Gregory for 30 years, and he is passionate, practical and visionary. His terrific book is all three of those things and more. As a father of five, I highly recommend Be a Better Dad Today to all dads- and dads to be-of any age. Hans Helmerich, President & CEO, Helmerich and Payne (a Fortune 500 Company)

Our futures, our family and our entire society depend on the job we do as a dad. I have learnt the principles of successful fatherhood, been encouraged in my journey as a married man with a teenage son and have been challenged to be the best father I can be. I recommend this as a must read book to every Indian dad. A.J. Joseph, COO, GLS Publishing, India.