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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.

April 19, 2016

And the Finalists for the Best Translated Book Awards Are… 0

This year’s winners will be announced on Wednesday, May 4th, both online at Three Percent and live in person at The Folly in Manhattan.

April 18, 2016

The 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Goes to Viet Thanh Nguyen’s ‘The Sympathizer’ 5

An examination of the Vietnam War’s legacy takes home the prize.

March 29, 2016

Lydia Kiesling Is the New Editor of The Millions 19

We have some news.

January 21, 2016

The Art of Anonymous Intimacy: My Life as a Reluctant Landlord 1

We would decidedly not meet the tenants in person. This was business in the modern world: we would be decent and respectful landlords, responsive but disembodied. Nothing more nothing less.

January 11, 2016

Most Anticipated, Too: The Great 2016 Nonfiction Book Preview 3

Set aside some space on those bookshelves. This is looking to be a very, very good year for nonfiction.

January 4, 2016

Most Anticipated: The Great 2016 Book Preview 18

While there’s no such thing as a list that has everything, we feel certain this preview — at 8,600 words and 93 titles — is the only 2016 book preview you’ll need.

December 28, 2015

The Best of The Millions: 2015 0

Before we get into 2016, let’s take a look at what was keeping readers interested on The Millions in 2015.

December 23, 2015

Exclusive: New Fan-Designed Cover of 20th Anniversary Edition of ‘Infinite Jest’ Plus a Brief Interview with Michael Pietsch 10

February 23rd marks the 20th anniversary of the original publication of David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest, and on that date, his publisher Little, Brown is putting out a new edition of the now classic novel with a new introduction by Tom Bissell. To recognize, as Little, Brown put it, “the deep way that so many readers have connected with the book over the last twenty years,” the publisher held a contest allowing fans to submit their designs for the new cover.

December 1, 2015

A Year in Reading: 2015 2

There are a huge number of books represented in the series this year, many fantastic lists, and many extraordinary meditations on reading and life. We think you’ll enjoy reading them as much as we enjoyed putting them together.