Articles by Editor

September 5, 2012

Help Wanted: The Millions Needs a Curiosities and Social Media Intern Superstar – CLOSED 4

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

August 24, 2012

Excerpt: The Opening Paragraphs of D.T. Max’s Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace 18

The first definitive treatment of David Foster Wallace’s life arrives next week.

July 2, 2012

Most Anticipated: The Great Second-Half 2012 Book Preview 50

At 8,700 words strong and encompassing 76 titles, this is the only second-half 2012 book preview you will ever need. Enjoy.

April 16, 2012

Exclusive: The Missing Pages of Laurent Binet’s HHhH 16

“Inventing a character in order to understand historical facts is like fabricating evidence. Or rather, it’s like planting false proof at a crime scene where the floor is already strewn with incriminating evidence.”

March 28, 2012

A Previously Unpublished Scene from The Pale King by David Foster Wallace 15

Eagle-eyed readers looking at the cover of the soon-to-be-released paperback edition of David Foster Wallace’s The Pale King may have noticed the words “With Four Previously Unpublished Scenes.”

February 23, 2012

Where We Write 33

As our Millions staffers share in their illustrated entries, when we write, we’re making due (often happily!) with offices, studio apartments, coffee shops, and guest bedrooms.

January 3, 2012

Most Anticipated: The Great 2012 Book Preview 83

At 8,400 words strong and encompassing 81 titles, this is the only 2012 book preview you will ever need.

July 5, 2011

Most Anticipated: The Great Second-Half 2011 Book Preview 45

At 7,500 words strong and encompassing 66 titles, this is the only second-half of 2011 book preview you will ever need.

June 20, 2011

Help Wanted: The Millions Needs a Curiosities, Twitter, and Facebook Superstar 9

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

February 18, 2011

A Belated Welcome 0

A belated welcome to the newest Millions staff writer Janet Potter. Janet is a Chicago writer and indie bookstore vet who’s already written several pieces for us on a number of books, most notably her controversial takedown of Stieg Larsson.