Official Book Trailer for I Hate the Internet

Presenting the book trailer for Jarett Kobek's forthcoming I Hate the Internet, set for publication in February 2016!

William E. Jones Receives a 2015 Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant

Just announced!

We Heard You Like Books author William E. Jones has received a 2015 Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writer Grant for a forthcoming work on the art dealer Alexander Iolas.

Jones is the author of True Homosexual Experiences: Boyd McDonald and Straight to Hell, set to be published by We Heard You Like Books in April 2016. Pre-order through the usual channels.

In a delightful pseudo-synchronicity, Jones will be appearing December 4th event at our event with Stories Books and Cafe in Echo Park, Los Angeles.

Come see him in the flesh!

Andy, take my picture!

We Heard You Like Books at Stories Books & Cafe

We Heard You Like Books, in association with Stories Books & Cafe, presents an evening with too many performers and not enough restraint.

Appearing: William E. Jones, Gabe Durham, Geneva Skeen, Echo Park's Very Own Sweetheart at the Rodeo John Tottenham, Shawn Binder, Hillary Jaynes, Jarett Kobek, Phillip T. Nails, K. Bradford, Hung Yung Terrarist and others.

December 4th, 7pm at 1716 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

We Heard You Like Books @ Stories Books & Cafe

Dorthe Nors discusses I HATE THE INTERNET on Swedish Television.

Dorthe Nors (Karate Chop, Minna Needs Rehearsal Space) discusses Jarett Kobek's forthcoming novel I Hate the Internet on the SVT program Babel.


(Dorthe's holding a very advanced version of the book, which is why its cover looks so Pepto-Bismol.)

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We Heard You Like Books is an independent publisher located in Los Angeles, California. Founded in 2015, its goal is to provide a vision of literature attuned to the hidden intellectuals and radical thinkers of the West Coast.

With a unique contract that offers royalties above industry standards and complete authorial control over the text and its presentation, We Heard You Like Books hopes to establish a new model of literary publishing derived from an assumption that the best understanding of any work rests with the author.

The press will be offering a diverse line of titles in 2016. Featuring a mix of established and debut authors, each of the books will be presented in high-quality editions, with the design and layouts conducted with the approval, and participation, of the writers.

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