Melville House Publishing

Melville House Publishing Melville House Publishing is an independent publisher of literary fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. Founded in 2001 by Dennis Loy Johnson and Valerie Merians.
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The company was founded in 2001 and was named winner of the 2007 Miriam Bass Award for Creativity in Independent Publishing, popularly known as the "indie publisher of the year" award. In January, 2008 Melville House moved to a new location in DUMBO, Brooklyn that combines a bookstore with an event space as well as their offices. Events will be held regularly and will feature Nobel Prize winners,

The company was founded in 2001 and was named winner of the 2007 Miriam Bass Award for Creativity in Independent Publishing, popularly known as the "indie publisher of the year" award. In January, 2008 Melville House moved to a new location in DUMBO, Brooklyn that combines a bookstore with an event space as well as their offices. Events will be held regularly and will feature Nobel Prize winners,

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🎉 Happiest of publication days to Jamie Fahey!⚽️ FUTSAL: THE STORY OF AN INDOOR FOOTBALL REVOLUTION is available everywh...
07/01/2021

🎉 Happiest of publication days to Jamie Fahey!

⚽️ FUTSAL: THE STORY OF AN INDOOR FOOTBALL REVOLUTION is available everywhere now.

🗣 'Thoroughly insightful' - @FourFourTwo

🇧🇪 Foreword by Roberto Martínez

🛒Get your copy here (or from your local indie): https://www.hive.co.uk/Product/Jamie-Fahey/Futsal--The-Story-of-An-Indoor-Football-Revolution/25090452

#futsal #futsalforall #indoorfootball #brazil #RobertoMartinez #Uruguay #portugal #FA

🎉 Happiest of publication days to Jamie Fahey!

⚽️ FUTSAL: THE STORY OF AN INDOOR FOOTBALL REVOLUTION is available everywhere now.

🗣 'Thoroughly insightful' - @FourFourTwo

🇧🇪 Foreword by Roberto Martínez

🛒Get your copy here (or from your local indie): https://www.hive.co.uk/Product/Jamie-Fahey/Futsal--The-Story-of-An-Indoor-Football-Revolution/25090452

#futsal #futsalforall #indoorfootball #brazil #RobertoMartinez #Uruguay #portugal #FA

06/22/2021

Its messaging can seem cryptic, even nonsensical, yet for tens of thousands of people, it explains everything. What is QAnon, where did it come from, and is the Capitol insurgency a sign of where it’s going next? In The Storm is Upon Us (available now) author Mike Rothschild walks readers through the Q phenomenon.

Order now: http://bit.ly/StormUponUs

🌞Morning, friends. Start the week right by getting a book event in your diary? 🗣️ CD Rose and Andrew Gallix will be in c...
06/14/2021
CD ROSE & ANDREW GALLIX present THE BLIND ACCORDIONIST

🌞Morning, friends. Start the week right by getting a book event in your diary?

🗣️ CD Rose and Andrew Gallix will be in conversation on Friday June 25th at 7pm to celebrate the launch of THE BLIND ACCORDIONIST. It's free!

🎟️Register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cd-rose-andrew-gallix-present-the-blind-accordionist-tickets-159093016495

Melville House presents a conversation between CD Rose and Andrew Gallix, discussing Rose's spectacular new novel, THE BLIND ACCORDIONIST.

'Growing up on Merseyside just a stone’s throw from where Wayne Rooney grew up, Jamie Fahey delves deeper into the sport...
06/09/2021
“Futsal is an artistic team game for scrupulously conformist and quick-thinking mavericks” – author Jamie Fahey celebrates the coming revolution of the indoor sport

'Growing up on Merseyside just a stone’s throw from where Wayne Rooney grew up, Jamie Fahey delves deeper into the sport of futsal – an indoor football game played with a small, heavy ball – that has unknowingly shaped today’s elite footballers.' - FourFourTwo

https://www.fourfourtwo.com/features/futsal-indoor-football-revolution-jamie-fahey-interview-book-england-wayne-rooney-roberto-martinez

#futsal #futsalforall #5aside #indoorfootball #WayneRooney #RobertoMartinez #ReadingRoyals #Everton #MelvilleHouse
#Ricardinho #Neymar #Brazil #Uruguay #Portugal #Spain #EnglandFutsal #FA #facebookbooks

Known in Portugal as "the rebel game", futsal has played a huge role in the football tradition of major nations within the sport. Now a new book argues it could do the same for England

☀️ Howdy #futsal fans! 🎥 Next week we'll be recording a special interview with Jamie Fahey (in association with Reading ...
06/02/2021

☀️ Howdy #futsal fans!

🎥 Next week we'll be recording a special interview with Jamie Fahey (in association with Reading Central Library) about his wonderful new book.

❓ ...Who's asking the questions? You are! Ask us anything and everything about futsal in the replies... ⬇️

🛒 PRE-ORDER 'Futsal: The Story of an Indoor Football Revolution' today! https://www.hive.co.uk/Product/Jamie-Fahey/Futsal--The-Story-of-An-Indoor-Football-Revolution/25090452

#futsal #futsalforall #5aside #indoorfootball #WayneRooney #RobertoMartinez #ReadingRoyals #Everton #MelvilleHouse
#Ricardinho #Neymar #Brazil #Uruguay #Portugal #Spain #EnglandFutsal #FA #authorevent #booklaunch

☀️ Howdy #futsal fans!

🎥 Next week we'll be recording a special interview with Jamie Fahey (in association with Reading Central Library) about his wonderful new book.

❓ ...Who's asking the questions? You are! Ask us anything and everything about futsal in the replies... ⬇️

🛒 PRE-ORDER 'Futsal: The Story of an Indoor Football Revolution' today! https://www.hive.co.uk/Product/Jamie-Fahey/Futsal--The-Story-of-An-Indoor-Football-Revolution/25090452

#futsal #futsalforall #5aside #indoorfootball #WayneRooney #RobertoMartinez #ReadingRoyals #Everton #MelvilleHouse
#Ricardinho #Neymar #Brazil #Uruguay #Portugal #Spain #EnglandFutsal #FA #authorevent #booklaunch

It's the UK publication day for our DEBT: THE FIRST 5000 YEARS 10th anniversary edition, by the late, great David Graebe...
05/27/2021
David Graeber’s Debt: Ten Years On | Events

It's the UK publication day for our DEBT: THE FIRST 5000 YEARS 10th anniversary edition, by the late, great David Graeber - with a new intro by Thomas Piketty.

Join Grace Blakeley, Owen Jones, Gillian Tett & Yanis Varoufakis for a virtual conversation hosted by London Review of Books Bookshop on 02/06:

https://londonreviewbookshop.co.uk/events/2021/6/david-graebers-debt-ten-years-on

David Graeber's *Debt: The First 5,000 Years* turned everything we think we know about money, debt and society on its head, and has, in the ten years since it was first published, become a modern classic. A new hardback edition, with introduction by distinguished economist Thomas Piketty, is publish...

🌏 "The ones who really understand the world are the ones who say 'I don't know all the answers, but I'm curious'"This in...
05/27/2021
INDIA'S BORDERLANDS WITH SUCHITRA VIJAYAN — A Girls' Guide to Travelling Alone

🌏 "The ones who really understand the world are the ones who say 'I don't know all the answers, but I'm curious'"

This interview with A girls' guide to travelling alone & Suchitra Vijayan is essential listening.

Happy UK publication day to MIDNIGHT'S BORDERS! 🎉

https://www.girlsthattravel.com/blog/indias-borderlands-suchitra-vijayan

Writer and photographer Suchitra Vijayan spent seven years travelling solo, across 9,000 miles along India's many borders, from Pakistan to Myanmar to Afghanistan. In this episode we discuss her new book which documents her fascinating journey ‘Midnight’s Borders’.

Happy publication day to Suchitra Vijayan! 'Midnight's Borders', the first true people's history of modern India, is ava...
05/25/2021

Happy publication day to Suchitra Vijayan! 'Midnight's Borders', the first true people's history of modern India, is available now.

Get a sneak peek at some of the incredible pictures from the book, and order a copy for yourself, right here: https://www.mhpbooks.com/photos-and-video-from-india-by-suchitra-vijayan-author-of-midnights-borders/?utm_source=General+Interest&utm_campaign=3d51f5def6-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_03_11_03_25_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_43aff8a587-3d51f5def6-235615091&mc_cid=3d51f5def6&mc_eid=4076871e6b

Happy publication day to Suchitra Vijayan! 'Midnight's Borders', the first true people's history of modern India, is available now.

Get a sneak peek at some of the incredible pictures from the book, and order a copy for yourself, right here: https://www.mhpbooks.com/photos-and-video-from-india-by-suchitra-vijayan-author-of-midnights-borders/?utm_source=General+Interest&utm_campaign=3d51f5def6-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_03_11_03_25_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_43aff8a587-3d51f5def6-235615091&mc_cid=3d51f5def6&mc_eid=4076871e6b

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05/14/2021

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Get prepared: https://www.hive.co.uk/Product/Chris-West/Eurovision--A-History-of-Modern-Europe-Through-The-Worlds/24600935

#Eurovision #Eurovision2021

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Get prepared: https://www.hive.co.uk/Product/Chris-West/Eurovision--A-History-of-Modern-Europe-Through-The-Worlds/24600935

#Eurovision #Eurovision2021

'Fahey travels across the world to learn more about why futsal is an essential educational tool for footballing developm...
05/12/2021

'Fahey travels across the world to learn more about why futsal is an essential educational tool for footballing development... thoroughly insightful' - FourFourTwo

FUTSAL: THE STORY OF AN INDOOR FOOTBALL REVOLUTION by Jamie Fahey hits stores in July.

Pre-order today! https://hive.co.uk/Product/Jamie-Fahey/Futsal--The-Story-of-An-Indoor-Football-Revolution/25090452

#futsal #futsalnews #futsalforall

'Fahey travels across the world to learn more about why futsal is an essential educational tool for footballing development... thoroughly insightful' - FourFourTwo

FUTSAL: THE STORY OF AN INDOOR FOOTBALL REVOLUTION by Jamie Fahey hits stores in July.

Pre-order today! https://hive.co.uk/Product/Jamie-Fahey/Futsal--The-Story-of-An-Indoor-Football-Revolution/25090452

#futsal #futsalnews #futsalforall

A vital and possibly surprising message from Dr Gary Fuller, author of our indispensable book on air pollution, THE INVI...
05/07/2021
Fireplaces and stoves are bigger polluters than traffic

A vital and possibly surprising message from Dr Gary Fuller, author of our indispensable book on air pollution, THE INVISIBLE KILLER, in The Guardian's #PollutionWatch column today:

'Fireplaces and stoves are now the largest single source of primary particle pollution in the UK, greater than traffic and industry'

Read more here: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/may/07/fireplaces-and-stoves-are-bigger-polluters-than-traffic

Increases in wood burning have offset gains in other areas, including cleaning up exhaust fumes

⚽ “Imagine football but with all the best bits magnified and multiplied. More goals, shots, saves, passing combinations,...
05/06/2021
“Futsal is an artistic team game for scrupulously conformist and quick-thinking mavericks” – author Jamie Fahey celebrates the coming revolution of the indoor sport

⚽ “Imagine football but with all the best bits magnified and multiplied. More goals, shots, saves, passing combinations, counter-attacks and 1v1 encounters”

🗣 Guardian journalist and futsal coach Jamie Fahey previews his new book FUTSAL: THE STORY OF AN INDOOR FOOTBALL REVOLUTION in FourFourTwo!

#futsal #futsalforall

https://www.fourfourtwo.com/features/futsal-indoor-football-revolution-jamie-fahey-interview-book-england-wayne-rooney-roberto-martinez

Known in Portugal as "the rebel game", futsal has played a huge role in the football tradition of major nations within the sport. Now a new book argues it could do the same for England

Sharing borders with six countries and spanning a geography that extends from Pakistan to Myanmar, India is the world’s ...
05/02/2021
Suchitra Vijayan, author of Midnight's Borders

Sharing borders with six countries and spanning a geography that extends from Pakistan to Myanmar, India is the world’s largest democracy and second most populous country. It is also the site of the world’s biggest crisis of statelessness, as it strips citizenship from hundreds of thousands of its people–especially those living in disputed border regions.

Suchitra Vijayan traveled India’s vast land border to explore how these populations live, and document how even places just few miles apart can feel like entirely different countries.

Sharing borders with six countries and spanning a geography that extends from Pakistan to Myanmar, India is the world’s largest democracy and second most pop...

05/01/2021

When did QAnon start raising red flags? Expert Mike Rothschild, author of The Storm is Upon Us, weighs in. bit.ly/StormIsUponUs

📅 Join Dr Gary Fuller, author of THE INVISIBLE KILLER, at a meeting of the SierraClub Ontario on Wednesday 5th May. 🗣 He...
04/30/2021
BreatheEasy Presents: Lessons From London with Dr Gary Fuller

📅 Join Dr Gary Fuller, author of THE INVISIBLE KILLER, at a meeting of the SierraClub Ontario on Wednesday 5th May.

🗣 He'll be discussing the #AirPollution lessons from his years of studying the problem in London.

🎟 More info: https://www.sierraclub.ca/en/civicrm/event/info?id=44&reset=1

Join us on May 5th, 2021 from 12-1:30PM (EST) for this exciting and enlightening webinar with speaker Dr Gary Fuller, all the way from London, England.

📺 Michael Timbs squares off indoors against Neymar Jr. in the latest #MOTDX!Read more about the Brazilian's path to grea...
04/30/2021
Playing five-a-side against Neymar

📺 Michael Timbs squares off indoors against Neymar Jr. in the latest #MOTDX!

Read more about the Brazilian's path to greatness through street football and futsal in Jamie Fahey's FUTSAL: THE STORY OF AN INDOOR FOOTBALL REVOLUTION, available to pre-order now

#futsal #futsalforall #indoorfootball #fiveaside #Neymar #brazil

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/av/football/56933484

MOTDx's Michael Timbs travels to Salzburg in Austria to take on one of the world's best footballers, Paris St-Germain and Brazil forward Neymar, in a game of five-a-side.

Mark your calendars! Tomorrow at 1pm PT/4pm ET, catch Ricky O'Rawe, author of Northern Heist (and former bank robber), l...
04/27/2021

Mark your calendars! Tomorrow at 1pm PT/4pm ET, catch Ricky O'Rawe, author of Northern Heist (and former bank robber), live on The Poisoned Pen Bookstore's page

Mark your calendars! Tomorrow at 1pm PT/4pm ET, catch Ricky O'Rawe, author of Northern Heist (and former bank robber), live on The Poisoned Pen Bookstore's page

⚽️It's here! It looks amazing! We took it for a photo shoot in the sun!⚽️Advance cpoies of FUTSAL: THE STORY OF AN INDOO...
04/22/2021

⚽️It's here! It looks amazing! We took it for a photo shoot in the sun!

⚽️Advance cpoies of FUTSAL: THE STORY OF AN INDOOR FOOTBALL REVOLUTION by Jamie Fahey have landed with us - and it hits the shops in July.

⚽️UK-based reviewers, you know the drill: drop us a line if you'd like one.

#futsalforall

Pre-order here: https://www.hive.co.uk/Product/Jamie-Fahey/Futsal--The-Story-of-An-Indoor-Football-Revolution/25090452

⚽️It's here! It looks amazing! We took it for a photo shoot in the sun!

⚽️Advance cpoies of FUTSAL: THE STORY OF AN INDOOR FOOTBALL REVOLUTION by Jamie Fahey have landed with us - and it hits the shops in July.

⚽️UK-based reviewers, you know the drill: drop us a line if you'd like one.

#futsalforall

Pre-order here: https://www.hive.co.uk/Product/Jamie-Fahey/Futsal--The-Story-of-An-Indoor-Football-Revolution/25090452

🌎 Because we only get one, our planet's wellbeing should be at the top of every agenda. #ThereIsNoPlanetBThis #EarthDay ...
04/22/2021
The 100% Solution » Melville House Books

🌎 Because we only get one, our planet's wellbeing should be at the top of every agenda. #ThereIsNoPlanetB

This #EarthDay check out our range of books on the environment, including work by Gary Fuller & Solomon Goldstein-Rose: https://www.mhpbooks.com/book-categories/environment/

The world must reach negative greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 in order to avoid the most catastrophic effects of climate change. This is not a goal that can be met halfway. Yet no single proposal has addressed the full scope…

⚡NEW BOOK ALERT⚡We're delighted to bring you C.D. Rose's latest, THE BLIND ACCORDIONIST, in June.A very limited number o...
04/08/2021

⚡NEW BOOK ALERT⚡

We're delighted to bring you C.D. Rose's latest, THE BLIND ACCORDIONIST, in June.

A very limited number of proofs are available to UK critics. If that's you, please get in touch 👍

Available to pre-order from your local indie bookshop NOW. In store from June 15th(US)/17th(UK)

https://www.mhpbooks.com/books/the-blind-accordionist/

⚡NEW BOOK ALERT⚡

We're delighted to bring you C.D. Rose's latest, THE BLIND ACCORDIONIST, in June.

A very limited number of proofs are available to UK critics. If that's you, please get in touch 👍

Available to pre-order from your local indie bookshop NOW. In store from June 15th(US)/17th(UK)

https://www.mhpbooks.com/books/the-blind-accordionist/

📅 Next week: We release Ali Araghi's mesmerising THE IMMORTALS OF TEHRAN in luscious paperback form 💙#debutfiction #fict...
04/07/2021

📅 Next week:

We release Ali Araghi's mesmerising THE IMMORTALS OF TEHRAN in luscious paperback form 💙

#debutfiction #fiction #middleeastwriting #libraryjournal #indiepublishing #aliaraghi #immortalsoftehran

📅 Next week:

We release Ali Araghi's mesmerising THE IMMORTALS OF TEHRAN in luscious paperback form 💙

#debutfiction #fiction #middleeastwriting #libraryjournal #indiepublishing #aliaraghi #immortalsoftehran

Futsal presents its players with a few problems:⚽️ Smaller, heavier ball 🚫 Less space⏳ Less timeone of the solutions? Th...
03/31/2021
The Joy of Six: toe-pokes in football and futsal | Jamie Fahey

Futsal presents its players with a few problems:

⚽️ Smaller, heavier ball
🚫 Less space
⏳ Less time

one of the solutions? The humble toe-poke 🦶

From the playground, to the futsal court, to the
UEFA Champions League, read Jamie Fahey in The Guardian on this unique skill:

FUTSAL: THE STORY OF AN INDOOR FOOTBALL REVOLUTION is available to pre-order now!

#futsal #futsalforall #grassoots #fiveaside #indoorsport #championsleague #Ronaldinho #toepoke #toepunt #toey #Ricardinho

https://www.theguardian.com/football/blog/2021/mar/27/the-joy-of-six-toe-pokes-in-football-and-futsal

From Romário’s and Ronaldo’s toe-enders to small-court specialists such as Falcão, half a dozen instinctive gems

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My review of The Diary of a Bookseller, from The Memphis Flyer:
You might well imagine how the little men, her friends and benefactors bewailed her death in their shock and consternation when they found Snow White utterly lifeless! How deep did they mourn and sorrow for her! Not a few more tender-hearted than the others howled and wept bitterly, as men sometimes do weep at unredeemable loss, but, even though Snow White was dead, her beauty, they beheld, had still the same delicate freshness, the very first blush of her innocent, budding peony-like youthfulness, such that they could not bear to see her immured in the clod forever. A bier and a glass coffin, they fashioned for her that was decorated with beaten silver, and finally, a team of black horses was hired to bring Snow White's body to a place of gentle repose in the mountainside where her beauty would undoubtedly be immortalized forever. It is mid-morning. On a miry way, bound for the foot of the mountains where it debouched into another side-road, they found they had to stop because of traffic coming from the left. A foreign prince, with his handsome equipage, will be passing by and they heard the murmurs of English prose, being carried in the air, and then the prince lifted the blind and speaking with almost salubrious delight the versatile French tongue. He is Prince Michael Rhys Arthur-Collins and they saw him speaking with his aide-de-camp. Native nobility in his blood made him got down from his horse-drawn carriage though it was painfully obvious he was in great hurry, and he bared his head to pay his respect to the cortege and it was a wonderful sight to behold when his eyes alighted on Snow White inside the glass coffin, in the pearly hue of death but otherwise seemed to be sleeping; and just as sure as he is Prince Michael he was sure that he had loved her at first glance. He made the dwarves understand that he had fallen in love with the most beautiful princess in the world although she was dead. Then, he ordered that the lid of the casket be lifted, and taking Snow White in his arms he said that she must be before his eyes, look upon her sweet face; otherwise, his breast will quit throbbing, and he took some pains to quote an obscure philosopher who wrote, ‘Love is a law onto itself!’ Bearing his beloved’s lifeless body he was getting nimbly into his royal coach when one of his front horses stamped its feet and flung off a shoe. At that moment, because of the jarring motion, the poisoned apple that had stuck fast in Snow White’s throat was dislodged and she breathed and opened her eyes although her faculties couldn’t make her recollect where she was or what had happened to her. Then her eyes met Prince Rhys’s and the last vestige of her deathly pallor was now being thoroughly superseded by the tint of rose-water; and now her future was sewn up, too! When Prince Michael had pieced together who it was that had tried to murder Snow White, there was a rare kindling of anger in his usually mild, fine grey eyes of the foreign prince and with his troops and horse guards he set out at once to bring the wicked Queen to justice and if failing that, to administer large doses o’ his very own. The orders he issued to his men were swiftly carried out and they entered Castle Du Quenoy, intending to arrest the Queen forthwith in the name of God and the law. However, she refused to take flight. With conscious dignity, she got up and sought the evil agency for help one last time. ‘There is no helping it now, it’s too late to repent!’ the thought must have certainly flashed across her mind. Suddenly, she thought she was now surrounded by shadowy waifs: two at her back and two in front. The two red-coated soldiers behind her twisted her arms to pin her down; while two in front likewise, with a length o’ steel wire, looped it around her front teeth in order to forcibly drag her away and as she struggled her sight swam and everything became streaks of blurred light. She managed to free an arm and dashed a candelabrum to the ground which soon set fire to the curtains and drapery and before long her entire bo***ir was engulfed in flames. They managed, however, to drag the Queen away, and with quivering nether-lip, she confessed everything. As for Snow White, she married Prince Michael Rhys and I still have the wedding invitation card in my drawer. In the Cathedral of one of the biggest city Parishes in the Prince’s home country, Franz Schubert’s Ave Maria was the added decorative touch to cap off that very June, the season of matrimony, on a gloriously sunny Saturday, as icing was to the cake, to complement the stirring trumpet music of Handel’s Eternal Source of Light Divine and put away the coat of sorrows for Snow White and all the lonely searching of her beloved husband. Snow White’s stepmother was also invited to dance at the newly-weds reception: only, clogs that had been heated red-hot were got ready for her to wear and this, she did and shrieked out her insides in little pieces; dancing until requiescat en pace her mortal company with Death she harrowingly kept. I still have my favorite memorabilia – the beautifully printed card -- and can show it to you if you desire to see it. ] -- From John Tan's The Incorruptible Princess (Snow White), Copyright, John Tan 2018 (Looking for a traditional publisher).
Melville House publishes fascinating factual accounts on topical and controversial issues. It also publishes books like "Diary of a Bookseller" which offers an often comedic respite from the world's madness.