Articles by Emily M. Keeler
February 19, 2013
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
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
Don DeLillo spoke in Chicago last week, after receiving the Carl Sandburg Literary Award. Adam Daniels, our intrepid #LitBeat correspondent, reports.
October 21, 2012
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
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
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.