Articles by Editor

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?

February 2, 2010

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Recommended Reading for Transient Lives 5

By way of starting a conversation about the ideal marriage of text and transportation, we’ve asked our contributors and readers to make reading recommendations for Planes, Trains, and Automobiles.

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?