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June 16, 2010

20 More Under 40 46

With apologies for obviousness, we hereby present our own informal, unscientific, alternate-universe “20 Under 40” list.

June 15, 2010

Introducing The Millions’ “Books and Reviews” 7

Knowing that people like to dig through the archives to read about the books we’ve covered, we’ve tried to create ways to make that easier, but until now our efforts had proven unwieldy to use and to manage. So, in an effort to solve this problem once and for all, we’ve spent several months putting together a new section that we are proud to show off today.

June 8, 2010

Hat in Hand 0

Did you know that there are five (5) easy (and affordable!) ways to support The Millions? Find out more!

June 7, 2010

Help Wanted! The Millions Seeks an Intern CLOSED 0

Our intern will join a great group of creative thinkers and have the opportunity to get their work edited by the working writers among us and potentially see their pieces published at The Millions.

May 10, 2010

The Millions, Interviewed 0

The Millions Editor Max is interviewed at the National Book Critics Circle today. Among the topics discussed, “the motivation for launching The Millions seven years ago” and what we look for in book reviews.

April 12, 2010

Millions Quiz: Bookstores We Have Known 6

The former booksellers among us have offered up encomiums on some of the bookstores that helped pay their rents and fed their minds over the years.

March 17, 2010

The Verdict 0

Max’s verdict in the opening round of The Morning News Tournament of Books has been posted. Which book did he pick, Gate at the Stairs or The Book of Night Women? Hop over to TMN to find out. And don’t miss the match commentary, which has some great additional discussion of both books.

March 16, 2010

Review of Sonya Chung’s Long for This World 1

Lisa Peet at Open Letters Monthly / Likefire blog on Millions contributor Sonya Chung‘s novel Long for This World: “When a novel, particularly a debut novel, is referred to as ‘ambitious,’ there’s usually an implicit ‘but’ present… Chung takes on the dynamics of family—what draws it together and what pulls it apart—through the eyes of […]

March 12, 2010

Ask a Book Question #78 (Resources to Get Started in Publishing) 9

“What I’d like to ask you is if you have any reading suggestions for finding out about the ins and outs of book and magazine publishing.”

March 1, 2010

Happily Ever After: Husband and Wife discuss “The Bachelor” 1

My question to you is why does “The Bachelor” — a show with a largely female audience — continue to enforce these sexist stereotypes of what a women can (and in some cases, should) be?