Articles by Emily M. Keeler

February 19, 2013

A Dimension of Mind: Yoko Ogawa’s Revenge 1

The book opens with a story about a woman’s ritual of ordering the same cake to mark her dead son’s birthday year after year, and closes with a story with a woman discovering the body of the first woman’s son. Somewhere in between these bookends, the work morphs into a metafictional ghost story.

December 16, 2012

A Year in Reading: Emily M. Keeler 3

Some magic thing is transferred from the page to your mind, and room is made for the richness of a new feeling or thought.

October 23, 2012

Listen Up! 0

Don DeLillo spoke in Chicago last week, after receiving the Carl Sandburg Literary Award. Adam Daniels, our intrepid #LitBeat correspondent, reports.

October 21, 2012

The Southern Festival of Books 0

Last weekend The Southern Festival of Books took over Nashville. The latest installment of #LitBeat takes you to Ta-Nehisi Coates’s panel there, on the importance of studying–but not romanticizing–history.

October 15, 2012

#LitBeat hits LitQuake for a LitQuiz 0

Our own Lydia Kiesling hit up our own Patrick Brown’s Goodreads LitQuiz to battle for first place in the competitive world of San Franciscan Literary Trivia, and wrote up her trivial trials and tribulations for #LitBeat.

September 26, 2012

The Sentences of one ZS. 0

Last night I went to see Zadie Smith read and chat at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre. I wrote a little #LitBeat about it, which makes it officially NW day at The Millions, given today’s main page review.

September 21, 2012

The Salman Rushdie Channel 1

Slate’s got a video  interview with Salman Rushdie in three parts, and his speaking agency has released a rare video from one of Rushdie’s previously unrecorded talks, where the man describes writers as much more vulnerable than ideas.

September 21, 2012

Bingo! 0

Your guide to writerly rejection. With bonus bingo card!

September 21, 2012

Hello, Shalom. 0

Shalom Auslander believes. He can’t really seem to help it.

September 21, 2012

But I wanna have it both ways. 0

Alexander Nazaryan joins legions of hand wringers in this short rumination on children’s reading and e-reading. Me, I just want it both ways.