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    Discussion on Independent Publishing Amid Coronavirus

    Melville House co-publisher Dennis Johnson talked about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the independent publishing industry with Jenn Risko, John Mutter, and Bob Gray of Shelf…

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    Melville House Discussion on Bookselling and Publishing During the Coronavirus Lockdown

    Melville House co-publisher Dennis Johnson led a discussion with Jessica Bagnulo, co-owner of Greenlight Bookstore, and Johnny Temple, publisher at Akashic Books, about the impact of the…

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    The Dark Net

    Jamie Bartlett talked about his book, The Dark Net: Inside the Digital Underworld, about the digital underworld where websites like Silk Road and the Assassination Market operate and…

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    Gnarr!

    Jon Gnarr talked about his book, Gnarr!: How I Became the Mayor of a Large City in Iceland and Changed the World, in which he discusses the events that led to the economic collapse in Iceland,…

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    The Science Delusion

    Curtis White talked about his book, The Science Delusion: Asking the Big Questions in a Culture of Easy Answers, in which he argues that authors like Jonah Lehrer, Richard Dawkins, and…

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    A Discussion on Publishing and Censorship in Iran

    Iranian author Mahmoud Dowlatabadi talked about the struggle to publish even non-politically motivated books in Iran (where he still lives) and the banning of his work by Iranian…

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    Debt: The First 5,000 Years

    David Graeber talked about the history of debt and its impact in the world over thousands of years. During this event from Melville House Bookstore in Brooklyn, New York, Professor Graeber…

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    Panel Discussion on the Future of Publishing

    A panel discussion on publishing’s future was held with independent publishers. They talked about their new companies and presented their thoughts on how publishing could change in the era of digital…

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    I Could Tell You but Then You Would Have to Be Destroyed by Me

    Trevor Paglen talked about his I Could Tell You but Then You Would Have to Be Destroyed by Me: Emblems from the Pentagon’s Black World, published by Melville House. In his book Trevor…

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    The Future of Independent Publishing

    Independent publishers talked about publishing contemporary political books and the future of independent publishing in general. They discussed the differing objectives of independent…

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