Articles by Nick Moran

December 14, 2011

Amazon’s Price-Check Debacle 0

A lot of people were outraged by initial reports of Amazon’s price-check promotion, and a lot of that had to do with misinformation. Thankfully, Richard Russo sets the record straight about at least one point of contention. (The discount doesn’t apply to books.)

December 14, 2011

Bookstore Boon 0

The shuttering of Borders locations across the country, an “unusually vibrant selection” of new releases, and “customers who seem undeterred by pricier titles” have contributed to “surprisingly strong sales for many bookstores” across the country.

December 14, 2011

Get a Room 0

From one great publication to another: The Atlantic gushes over the “phenomenal” New York Review of Books.

December 14, 2011

Rabbit, Realtor 0

For the low, low price of a quarter of a million dollars, John Updike’s boyhood home could be yours! (via)

December 13, 2011

Two Moons, Two Reviews 0

In the Los Angeles Review of Books, Charles Yu describes reading Haruki Murakami’s 1Q84 as not so much reading it, but rather “liv[ing] with it for a while.” I bet our own Kevin Hartnett would agree.

December 13, 2011

The Best of the Best of the Best 0

Lots and lots of great stories populate Longform‘s “Best of 2011” list.

December 13, 2011

Mississippi Music Issue 0

The Oxford American‘s thirteenth annual music issue is on shelves now, and it comes with a 27-track mix CD. This year, the OA folks have focused on Mississippi musicians. You can get a free sample on their website.

December 13, 2011

Wood on JJS 0

Critic and occasional Millions commenter James Wood has added his own two cents to the growing collection of Pulphead reviews.

December 13, 2011

Perennial Errata 0

The New York Times issues a correction note for something they’ve been messing up for 25 years.

December 12, 2011

New Directions in The Coffin 0

The Coffin Factory, a “magazine for people who love books,” interviews New Directions’ Barbara Epler and Tom Roberge about “publishing and finding bold, new experiments in literature from around the world.” (via)