Articles by Nick Moran

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)

December 12, 2011

The Soviet Ghost 0

The Virginia Quarterly Review‘s Fall 2011 issue, “The Soviet Ghost“, is now available online. Not to be missed is Ed Ou’s heartbreaking essay and slideshow on how the Soviet government performed nuclear weapons tests on innocent Kazakh citizens. Dimiter Kenarov’s essay on Belarusian tractors is simultaneously a personal journey, an impressive work of history, and […]

December 12, 2011

Insert Tittle Here 0

Did you know that the dot over an “i” or “j” is called a “tittle”? Buzzfeed‘s got a list including that, and 24 other everyday things you never knew had names.

December 12, 2011

Holiday Gift Guides 1

BoingBoing‘s holiday gift guide has lots (and I mean lots!) of great things for just about anyone in your life. They even highlighted two different whiskeys. Then again, if you’re only looking to give gifts to your favorite writers, Hannah Gersen has you covered.