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The Public Apology of Shia LaBeouf

Seth Abramson | Posted 03.15.2014 | Entertainment
Seth Abramson

The poem "The Public Apology of Shia LaBeouf" comprises 40 discrete dependent and independent clauses tweeted (not retweeted) by actor Shia LaBeouf from December 13, 2013 to January 13, 2014.

His Own Harshest Critic

Joseph Sutton | Posted 08.08.2012 | Books
Joseph Sutton

Spurious seems committed to solving the paradox of one who has committed his life to thinking, to understanding, but on any given day would rather play Doom on his cellphone.

PHOTOS: 10 People You Would Never Have Wanted To Duel

Posted 10.31.2011 | Books

From Melville House: Melville House’s new HybridBooks project allows readers of print books to download additional materials, called “Illuminat...

Indie Publisher Goes Hybrid

The New York Observer | Posted 10.05.2011 | Books

Indie publisher Melville House announced today that it is publishing what it’s calling HybridBooks, “an innovative publishing program that gives p...

In Cuba, The Voice Of A Blogging Generation | LARRY ROHTER | Posted 09.05.2011 | Books

Like any other first-time author, Yoani Sánchez was looking forward to receiving copies of her book, “Cuba Libre,” after it was published last ye...

WATCH: Best And Worst Book Trailers

Posted 08.03.2011 | Books

It was an irresistible proposition when Meliville House asked us to be part of the judging panel for the Moby Awards for best and worst book trailers....

Indie Booksellers' Choice Award Winners Announced | Posted 07.25.2011 | Books

The first annual Indie Booksellers' Choice Awards were presented last night in a standing-room only ceremony hosted by comedian David Rees at the Hous...

Independent Booksellers Choice Awards Announced: Join The Debate On Who Should Win!

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Yesterday, Melville House, in addition to many other independent publishers, announced the first Independent Booksellers Choice Awards. They are doing...

What Are Amazon's 'Predatory And Thuggish Practices'?

GalleyCat | Jason Boog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Citing the "predatory and thuggish practices" of Amazon, Melville House publisher Dennis Johnson has withdrawn his press from future participation in ...

Tao Lin's Richard Yates: A Review and Interview

Caitlin Colford | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Caitlin Colford

Haley Joel Osment and Dakota Fanning are the two main characters in Tao Lin's second novel, Richard Yates, which hits bookstores today.

Is Amazon Good For Customers?

The Nation | Colin Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The customer has always been king in the Bezos ethos, and the formula for keeping the king happy is straightforward. "Amazon gives the customers what ...

Book Trailer Awards To Be Hosted By Book Blog MobyLives This Month

MobyLives | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Yes, that's right: we will judge you. Well, we'll judge your book trailers, which one might consider reflections of you (and your work), whether you'...

Book Trailer Awards Announced: MobyLives Names Best (And Worst) Book Videos Of The Year (VIDEO, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The popular book blog MobyLives, which is associated with the Brooklyn-based independent publisher Melville House, has announced the winners (and lose...

NYC Assignment Desk: Literary Death Match, Disco Cruise, Moby Awards

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Huffington Post continues its local coverage with the help our Citizen Journalism Unit. To join the local reporting team and receive advance assignmen...