Dennis Johnson

Dennis Johnson is the founder of MobyLives, and the co-founder and co-publisher of Melville House.

Anatomy of a crash

In a diner on Montaulk Highway on Long Island on Saturday morning, where my wife and I have driven out from Brooklyn to take my 91-year-old mother out for breakfast,Read more »

And Jesus wept …

In its twenty year history, the three most notable things about Amazon may be: 1) That it didn’t even try to make a profit for those twenty years and somehow was heraldedRead more »

So why did Amazon open a bookstore?

Stories about Amazon’s latest skullduggeries, you may have noticed, have shorter and shorter life spans. At least within the industry. The company’s endless series of monopolistic accomplishments have been soRead more »