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September 22, 2016

2016’s Literary Geniuses 41

The MacArthur grant awards $625,000, “no strings attached” to “talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction.”

September 15, 2016

2016 National Book Award Longlists Unveiled 1

An eclectic Fiction longlist includes some highly touted titles alongside intriguing favorites.

September 13, 2016

Booker Prize Offers Up Eclectic 2016 Shortlist 1

The Booker Prize has whittled down its longlist to an intriguing shortlist, and none of the authors tapped has previously won the Prize.

August 24, 2016

Welcome, Kirstin! 0

The Millions is thrilled to welcome Kirstin Butler as our new Social Media Manager. Kirstin got her start in books at the Harvard Book Store and has worked on projects for Slate, MTV Networks, and a variety of other outlets.  She’s a writer with bylines at places like The Atlantic and The New Republic, and […]

August 18, 2016

Exclusive First Look: Edan Lepucki’s ‘Woman No. 17’ 0

Woman No. 17 is a “sinister, sexy noir” about art and motherhood set in the Los Angeles hills.

July 28, 2016

[CLOSED] We’re Hiring: The Millions Needs a Social Media Manager 1

For the first time ever, The Millions is hiring a paid part-time social media manager.

July 27, 2016

The Booker’s Dozen: The 2016 Booker Longlist 0

The Booker judges have put together a diverse and intriguing list.

July 13, 2016

Most Anticipated, Too: The Great Second-Half 2016 Nonfiction Book Preview 8

Break out the beach umbrellas and the sun block. It’s shaping up to be a very hot summer (and fall!) for new nonfiction.

July 6, 2016

Most Anticipated: The Great Second-Half 2016 Book Preview 25

While it’s true that no single list could ever have everything worth reading, we think this one — at 9,000 words and 92 titles — is the only 2016 second-half book preview you’ll need.

May 4, 2016

And the Winners of the Best Translated Book Awards Are… 0

Yuri Herrera’s Signs Preceding the End of the World — translated by Lisa Dillman — and Angélica Freitas’s Rilke Shake — translated by Hilary Kaplan — won this year’s Best Translated Book Awards.