Articles by Nick Moran

August 3, 2017

The Millions Top Ten: July 2017 0

Three newcomers entered the ranks.

July 10, 2017

The Millions Top Ten: June 2017 2

It’s Ottessa Moshfegh’s world; we just live in it.

July 5, 2017

Do Sex Dolls Dream of Electric Sheep? On Alissa Nutting’s ‘Made for Love’ 3

Let’s just put it out there: go read this book.

June 5, 2017

The Millions Top Ten: May 2017 0

Norwegian by Night continues its reign over our list.

May 5, 2017

The Millions Top Ten: April 2017 0

After six months of strong showings, we graduated two titles to The Millions’s Hall of Fame.

April 27, 2017

You Are There 0

In writing her novel The Last Neanderthal, which published this week, Millions staffer Claire Cameron relied on Jane Smiley’s motto for writing historical fiction: “you are there.” Bonus: Don’t miss our interview with Cameron, in which she describes her many “life-long obsessions.”

April 26, 2017

Granta’s Best of Young American Novelists 1

Once a decade, Granta publishes a special “Best of Young American Novelists” issue featuring work from American fiction writers under the age of forty. The latest list includes Millions staffer and City on Fire author Garth Risk Hallberg, as well as Lauren Groff, Yaa Gyasi, Ottessa Moshfegh, and Claire Vaye Watkins, to name just a […]

April 26, 2017

Fire It Up 0

Michael B. Jordan was tapped to play Montag in HBO’s adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451. The project, which will also star Michael Shannon as Beatty, is currently under development. (Bonus: Tanjil Rashid on “Bradbury’s Middle East Connection“)

April 25, 2017

“In the end, everything turns out / right” 0

Recommended Reading: “An Old Man, Full of Days” by Matthew Minicucci.

April 24, 2017

Robert M. Pirsig Dead at 88 0

Robert M. Pirsig, author of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance and Lila: An Inquiry Into Morals, died today at the age of 88, according to a statement released by his publisher. Pirsig’s work explored a system of thought called the “Metaphysics of Quality,” which has been defined as “a thesis that quality is the […]