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January 11, 2010

Ask a Book Question #76 (Good Readers, Good Readings) 7

Suggestions for readers who really own a stage.

November 11, 2009

Millions Quiz: Out of Print Gems 27

In honor of the 10th anniversary of NYRB Classics: What out-of-print book would you like to see become an NYRB Classic?

October 14, 2009

Appearing Elsewhere 0

Millions contributor Sonya Chung will be reading from her forthcoming novel, Long for This World, at KGB Bar in the East Village NYC, on Friday, Oct. 16 at 7pm.  With Sara Goudarzi and Daniel Meltzer.

September 21, 2009

The Best Fiction of the Millennium (So Far): An Introduction 77

We recently conducted a poll of our regular contributors and our favorite writers, editors, and critics, asking a single question: “What are the best books of fiction of the millennium, so far?” The results were robust, diverse, and surprising. This week, we’ll be counting down the Top 20.

August 16, 2009

Ask a Book Question: #74 (Just One Book) 32

If you could read just one novel, what would it be?

August 9, 2009

Curiosities: Smoldering Eyebrows 0

E-book pricing wars continue. Sony tries to hit the Kindle where it hurts by offering cheaper e-books. Meanwhile, $0 is becoming an important price point at the Kindle store. Sam Anderson hates Thomas Pynchon. An indie bookstore fan uses our bookstore tour as a jumping-off point for a literary day in Manhattan. You can too.

August 3, 2009

The Millions Top Ten: July 2009 – And Introducing the Hall of Fame 3

We spend plenty of time here on The Millions telling all of you what we’ve been reading, but we are also quite interested in hearing about what you’ve been reading. By looking at our Amazon stats, we can see what books Millions readers have been buying, and we decided it would be fun to use […]

August 2, 2009

Curiosities: The Bowflex of Bookishness 0

The August issue of Open Letters is available. Nestled amidst the literary fare are early Oscar nominations from Sarah Hudson and a piece on the video game The Sims by Phillip A. Lobo. Electric Literature teamed up with animator Jonathan Ashley and musician Nick DeWitt to produce an animated trailer for Jim Shepard’s “Your Fate […]

July 18, 2009

Curiosities: Astronaut Food 0

Jonathan Evison talks with independent publicist Lauren Cerand about promoting books. Kindle shenanigans: “This morning, hundreds of Amazon Kindle owners awoke to discover that books by a certain famous author had mysteriously disappeared from their e-book readers.” Marking the 40th anniversary of the Moon landing, Kottke puts together a huge post of photos, videos, and […]

July 12, 2009

Curiosities: Santa Nutcracker 0

On the occasion of Scribner’s publication of the “Restored Edition” of A Moveable Feast, Gioia Diliberto, biographer of Ernest Hemingway’s wife Hadley, writes of her discovery of the Hadley Hemingway tapes. Sarah Schmelling’s McSweeney’s piece “Hamlet (Facebook News Feed Edition)” has spawned a book Ophelia Joined the Group Maidens Who Don’t Float: Classic Lit Signs […]