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Haunting Herman Haunting Herman

Obviously, we here at Melville House consider the work of our namesake Herman Melville haunting. But a group of people in upstate New York find Melville’s actual house haunted. TheRead more »

The little publisher that could The little publisher that could

MobyLives isn’t all that goes on at 145 Plymouth Street, DUMBO; there’s also that little thing of publishing books. The Economist recently came to interview Melville House co-founder and co-publisher Dennis Johnson. TalkingRead more »

When innovation backfires When innovation backfires

Patrick B. Pexton, the ombudsman for The Washington Post, wrote an intriguing article for the Post wondering if “there’s just a bit too much innovation, too fast.” While acknowledging that “innovation isRead more »