Articles by Nick Moran

November 30, 2011

Japanese E-Book Aversion 0

It’s hard to believe that a country with video games like this would be slow to adopt a new technology, but a recent survey indicates that Japanese people are not keen on e-books.

November 30, 2011

He’s Got Game. Literary Game. 0

I could tease and build up Allison Hill‘s article on “Literary Seductions“, or I could just let the first line entice you on its own: “I once slept with a man because he gave me a copy of Murakami’s The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle.”

November 30, 2011

Sasha’s Favorite Albums 0

Sasha Frere-Jones, who you may know from his work at The New Yorker, has listed his favorite albums of 2011, and even put together a Spotify playlist of some of his favorite singles. Isn’t that nice of him?

November 30, 2011

Give the Gift of Dalkey 1

It’s that time of year again. Dalkey Archive’s annual holiday sale is upon us. Grab 10 books for $65, or 20 books for $120 — and that includes shipping!

November 30, 2011

Nicole Krauss Interview 0

Nicole Krauss and Robert Birnbaum discuss — among other things — Francis Bacon‘s studio.

November 28, 2011

I Know I Would 0

It’s almost December. Wouldn’t you rather be surfing in Fiji?

November 28, 2011

The Future of the Book (& the Future of the ‘Do) 0

Could e-books be one 2012 presidential candidate’s secret weapon? Perhaps. So, too, could a very talented hair stylist.

November 28, 2011

Adam Novy Interview 0

Adam Novy, author of The Avian Gospels, is interviewed by Brad Listi for Other People. Their conversation topics include Chicago, Jewishness, Medusa, and “the fear of getting squashed by the universe.”

November 28, 2011

Time Magazine Goes Soft 0

Last week, a lot of people were disappointed by Time‘s decision to “water down” the latest issue’s cover for its American audience. As a follow-up, ShortFormBlog takes a look at the publication’s history of doing this, and also their reasoning.

November 28, 2011

The Guardian’s Books of the Year 0

The Guardian‘s Books of the Year feature should get you warmed up for our forthcoming Year In Reading series. We’ve wrangled together some great names this year. You can whet your appetite with our 2010 installment.