Articles by Editor

July 23, 2013

The Booker’s Dozen: The 2013 Booker Longlist 6

This year’s longlist is among the most diverse ever put out by the Booker judges.

July 8, 2013

Most Anticipated: The Great Second-Half 2013 Book Preview 17

At 9,000 words strong and encompassing 86 titles, this is the only second-half 2013 book preview you will ever need.

May 8, 2013

Help Wanted: The Millions Needs a Curiosities and Social Media Intern Superstar 2

The site continues to grow, and that means we have an opportunity to add another book-loving person to our team.

April 18, 2013

I Read About It: Music, Food, Poetry, and Lifestyle Suggestions We’ve Taken from Literature 5

After I read The Hare with the Amber Eyes, I went to the Art Institute to see a Renoir that one of the book’s (real-life) characters had owned. And I somewhat blame my penchant for living on a dime in small, urban apartments by how taken I was, as a 14-year-old living in Indiana, by that enchanting 90-second opening of An American in Paris. So I put the question out to my Millions colleagues: What works of art have you been introduced to by other works of art?

April 15, 2013

Adam Johnson’s North Korea Novel Takes the Pulitzer Prize 1

After taking a pass last year, the Pulitzer jury offered up a fiction winner.

April 9, 2013

The 2013 IMPAC Shortlist is a Global Affair 1

This year’s shortlist is remarkable because half of its titles are works in translation.

February 28, 2013

2012 National Book Critics Circle Award Winners Announced 5

The winners of the National Book Critics Circle Award have been announced in New York City.

January 14, 2013

2012 National Book Critics Circle Award Finalists Announced 5

The fiction list includes one of the biggest fiction releases of last year and a book in translation. To our eye, the five make up a well-rounded an interesting mix of titles.

January 7, 2013

Most Anticipated: The Great 2013 Book Preview 55

At 7,900 words strong and encompassing 79 titles, this is the only 2013 book preview you will ever need.

November 27, 2012

The Notables: 2012 13

This year’s New York Times Notable Books of the Year list is out.