Articles by Nick Moran

July 6, 2014

New Miéville Fiction 0

There’s new fiction from China Miéville up at Tor. Miéville’s been a Millions darling for quite some time now, as these two pieces from Bill Morris can attest.

July 6, 2014

Summer Reads; Southern Reads 0

For me, the call of Southern literature comes strongest in the dog days of summer, when the days are long and when the sun is burning. This year, it seems that the literary community has taken note: five representatives from the region’s “great independent bookstores” have gotten together to recommend the Southern books they’re craziest […]

July 5, 2014

Noble Things 0

Recommended Reading: A Public Space has new fiction from Roxane Gay, whose novel An Untamed State was recently reviewed for our site by Aboubacar Ndiaye.

July 5, 2014

We hold these truths to be self-evident. 0

A “typo” in the Declaration of Independence has been contributing to “a routine but serious misunderstanding” of the document, says researcher Danielle Allen.

June 29, 2014

Rowling on “the Literati.” 0

Does The Silkworm, which came out last week, give readers insight into how its author, Robert Galbraith – er, J.K. Rowling – feels about the publishing community? Elizabeth Winkler takes a look.

June 29, 2014

“This is the biography of a book.” 0

NPR has an excerpt from The Most Dangerous Book, Kevin Birmingham’s look at “the battle for James Joyce’s Ulysses.”

June 29, 2014

Laissez les Bons Livres Roulent 0

If you’re like me and you’re interested in all things Big Easy, you’ll be very excited by the offerings on the Times-Picayune’s “Summer Book List for New Orleans.”

June 29, 2014

E-Reading: Up. E-Readers: Down. 0

Young Money author Kevin Roose provides a glimpse at “What the Future of Reading Looks Like.” His prediction does not bode well for the makers of e-readers, though, and it’s not because e-books are on the wane. On the contrary, it’s because “when people read e-books, they’re doing it on their existing tablets and smartphones, […]

June 29, 2014

“Cue the 8-bit music” 0

Recommended Reading: Two poems by S.P. MacIntyre.

June 28, 2014

An Excerpt from the New Knausgaard 0

Here’s one for all you Knausgaard fans: Newsday has a short excerpt from My Struggle: Book Three. (Related: if you’re not yet a Knausgaard fan, allow Jonathan Callahan to extend an invitation to the club.)