Articles by Editor
May 10, 2010
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
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
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
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
“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
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
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
Suggestions for readers who really own a stage.
November 11, 2009
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
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.