Friday Moby Dicks

This August, as we prepare to unleash a truly remarkable fall catalog, MobyLives will be taking a bit of a breather. We’ll still post the occasional news item or feature, but for most ofRead more »

Wednesday Ahabs

This August, as we prepare to unleash a truly remarkable fall catalog, MobyLives will be taking a bit of a breather. We’ll still post the occasional news item or feature, but for most ofRead more »

Wednesday Rachels

This August, as we prepare to unleash a truly remarkable fall catalog, MobyLives will be taking a bit of a breather. We’ll still post the occasional news item or feature, but for most ofRead more »

Monday Flasks

This August, as we prepare to unleash a truly remarkable fall catalog, MobyLives will be taking a bit of a breather. We’ll still post the occasional news item or feature, but for most ofRead more »

Thursday Stubbs

This August, as we prepare to unleash a truly remarkable fall catalog, MobyLives will be taking a bit of a breather. We’ll still post the occasional news item or feature, but for most ofRead more »

Today in mergers and standoffs: Lagardère releases sales info (Updated)

You remember that Hachette recently acquired Perseus and changed distribution for 400 indie publishers. The sale wasn’t completed yesterday, as they’d initially announced, but the deal is expected to close at the end of August.Read more »

“The Little Red Schoolbook” is back! Expect playground sit-downs, principled truculence, children confronting you about masturbation…

It’s been a long time coming—over forty years—but the full, unexpurgated edition of The Little Red Schoolbook, a controversial book of advice and information for children written by two DanishRead more »

Some of the books on the Man Booker longlist aren’t out yet. Is that a problem?

Last week, the Man Booker Prize committee unveiled the thirteen books that made its 2014 longlist. Joshua Ferris, Siri Hustvedt, David Mitchell, and Ali Smith all made the cut; DonnaRead more »

Books in space

The glory days of NASA, of space shuttles and sending people to the moon, are at an end. With our astronauts currently relying on hitching rides from the Russians toRead more »

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