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I was wondering whether you could help me in choosing the most suitable word.

Can I say that "a book is currently being printed" or is there a better expression? What I am trying to say is that the book will be available in a month or two but the people need to wait until it is "printed".

The word "print" doesn't sound too good IMHO, but as I am not a native speaker I suppose an advice from a person more fluent in the language than I am would be quite helpful.

Thanks!

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    Your choice is good, we usually assume that the printing process will also include all those other printing related tasks, such as editing and delivery. – Trevor Christopher Butcher Oct 29 '18 at 11:38
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    @TrevorChristopherButcher That would, I think, depend on how familiar you are with the process of book production. If a book is in production, I would assume it to be anywhere between manuscript submission (and acceptance) and final binding; if it’s in printing or being printed, I would assume the editing process is complete and the book has been sent to the printers. I would, however, consider binding to be part of ‘printing’, even though it’s often done by a different provider. – Janus Bahs Jacquet Oct 29 '18 at 12:15
  • people need to wait until it is available... – Jim Nov 1 '18 at 21:14
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    You might try "publish" rather than "print". – Hot Licks Nov 1 '18 at 21:16
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At the press is an alternative that has a more professional ring.

In academic journals one sometimes sees "In press" as a citation for works that are being printed and the full details not yet known.

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