Articles by Nick Moran

August 12, 2016

The Millions Top Ten: July 2016 0

The real mover in July was Annie Proulx’s Barkskins, which climbed three spots from tenth to seventh, a rise no doubt attributable to Claire Cameron’s strong endorsement in her “Summer Reading List for Wretched Assholes Who Prefer to Wallow in Someone Else’s Misery.”

July 14, 2016

Why Now, Florida Man? On Craig Pittman’s ‘Oh, Florida!’ 0

The ideal Florida Man story involves a woman named Crystal Metheny firing a missile into a car, while a South Florida Man story involves bodybuilding ex-soldiers getting their international Molly ring busted because of a pornstar’s temper tantrum.

July 8, 2016

The Millions Top Ten: June 2016 0

We graduate two novels this month.

June 10, 2016

The Millions Top Ten: May 2016 0

I love The Millions because the site’s readers do things like buy tons of copies of The Big Green Tent, Ludmila Ulitskaya’s doorstop of a book about Soviet dissidents.

May 6, 2016

The Millions Top Ten: April 2016 0

If you’re reading this, you survived to bear witness as Donald Trump became the Grand Old Party’s official presidential candidate.

April 8, 2016

The Millions Top Ten: March 2016 2

Ascend, ascend Lauren Groff and Margaret Atwood!

March 8, 2016

The Millions Top Ten: February 2016 1

We are in a “Franz-y” about this month’s list.

February 8, 2016

The Millions Top Ten: January 2016 0

A new number one and three books debut.

January 7, 2016

The Millions Top Ten: December 2015 0

A prize-winning collection debuts. Elsewhere on the list, small shakeups abound.

December 19, 2015

A Year in Reading: Nick Moran 6

Two years ago I pledged to read books only set in, connected to, or written by authors from the state of Florida. What followed was equal parts overwhelming, disorienting, and hallucinatory. That much Florida does a man no good.