Articles by Nick Moran

November 16, 2011

Bigwig Book Collectors 0

Gary Shteyngart, Philip Pullman, James Wood, and three other literary bigwigs share their book-collecting habits.

November 14, 2011

New Classics 0

The Slate staff compiled a list of “new classics” — “the most enduring” books, shows, movies, and ideas since 2000.

November 14, 2011

“I think the role of the critic will remain strong even if the media landscape is constantly changing.” 0

Alex Ross, New Yorker music columnist and author of Listen To This, is interviewed for The Browser.

November 14, 2011

Something Out of Something 0

BOMB Magazine is collaborating with Farrar, Straus & Giroux to commence their “Something Out of Something” design contest. Participating designers, writers, and artists are invited to “draw inspiration from the written work of Israeli short story writer and filmmaker Etgar Keret to create visual art of their own.” Winners will receive $500, a personalized copy […]

November 14, 2011

“Go home to your parents, you losers.” 0

Frank Miller, penman of renowned comics like 300 and Sin City, is the latest author to take on Occupy Wall Street. His sentiments are much less kind than Lemony Snicket‘s.

November 14, 2011

BW on Borders 1

Two months after the last Borders store closed its doors, Business Week takes an in depth look at the reasons for its demise.

November 14, 2011

2011 Best of Plagiarism 1

Q. R. Markham‘s heavily plagiarized book Assassin of Secrets somehow made it onto Kirkus Reviews‘ “2011 Best of Fiction” list. (Saved here in case they take it down.) Interestingly, the link doesn’t appear to lead anywhere. (via)

November 11, 2011

Hodgman on the Apocalypse 0

Humorist, author, and sometime PC representative John Hodgman is interviewed for The A.V. Club. Among the discussion points? Cormac McCarthy‘s The Road.

November 11, 2011

An Oral History of Oral Histories 0

Last week, I called 2011 “the year of television’s oral history” because of the bevy of recently published oral history books. As it turns out, the explosion is part of a trend, as Michaelangelo Matos notes in this piece for The Daily.

November 11, 2011

Move Over, Paula Deen 0

The late Colonel Harland Sanders (of Kentucky Fried Chicken notoriety) is the author of a newly unearthed manuscript “chock full of homespun anecdotes and life lessons from Sanders, who struck it rich late in life. It also includes a heaping helping of his favorite personal recipes.” The manuscript will be published online within the next […]