Articles by Nick Moran

March 31, 2012

Book Fixin’ 0

Do you have books in need of binding repair? Do it yourself!

March 31, 2012

Catalog Upon Catalog 0

LibraryThing has published the catalog of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s personal library. You can check out a list of all 322 titles here (PDF). Meanwhile, from the department of “new books you can actually buy,” New Directions has published their Fall 2012 and Winter 2013 catalog (PDF) as well.

March 28, 2012

“It will not be simple, it will not take long” 0

Poet and essayist Adrienne Rich passed way this afternoon at the age of 82, the LA Times confirms. Her influence on writing and activism is immeasurable, and this is a sad day of all of literature. The Poetry Foundation’s short biography of the poet is not to be missed, and nor are her poems “Final […]

March 28, 2012

Stories Upon Stories 0

A D Jameson asked HTMLGIANT readers to name “the best story that [they’d] read in the past few years,” and then he handily rounded up all of the answers and arranged them chronologically. He even provided links when he could. I guess we’ll see you guys next month!

March 28, 2012

Weltsday 0

Here’s a Rob MacDonald poem about a spelling bee contestant struggling with the word weltschmerz to get you through your Wednesday.

March 28, 2012

Haute Bayou 0

Just in time for crawfish season (and ruined outfits as a result of crawfish season), The Oxford American‘s launched its newest column, Parish Chic, brought to you by L. Kasimu Harris. It’s meant to prominently showcase the beaucoup styles on display in New Orleans, Harris’ hometown. You can read about the project’s background and inspiration […]

March 28, 2012

Digital (and Australian?) Shakespeare 0

Now that the Folger Shakespeare Library is working to digitize the complete works of the bard, it’s worth asking the question, just what did that dude sound like?

March 28, 2012

Someone’s in Hot Water 0

Sure, James Cameron’s deep sea dive was cool, but talk to me when he does it in nuclear waters. Then I’ll be impressed.

March 28, 2012

Tournament of Books Zombie Round 0

After three years of judging, and now “like one of those guys who comes back after graduation and loiters creepily around campus, remembering [his] faded glory days,” our site’s editor-in-chief C. Max Magee finally made it into the booth for the zombie round in The Morning News‘ Tournament of Books. Check out the perils of […]

March 26, 2012

May the odds be ever in your favor, Suzanne Collins. 0

The Hunger Games raked in $155 million in its opening weekend. That makes it the highest-grossing non-sequel debut of all time. Over at Salon, Laura Miller tracks the steps that led to the blockbuster’s mammoth success.