Articles by Nick Moran

December 11, 2011

Steve Jobs: Bestseller 0

Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs biography is Amazon’s bestselling book of 2011.

December 10, 2011

Miami in Literature 0

Cristina García, author of Dreaming in Cuban, sits down for an interview about Miami’s place in literature. This year, Miami’s enjoyed the literary spotlight quite a bit: at the National Book Awards ceremony, Books & Books proprietor Mitchell Kaplan took home the Literarian Award. Likewise, the Miami Book Fair International wrapped up another successful year […]

December 10, 2011

Questlove in Question 0

The Roots‘ longtime drummer Questlove found himself in hot water after his late night Michele Bachman prank, but this week he’s the subject of a 2,500 word essay in Newsweek, so things have pretty much balanced out.

December 10, 2011

The Perils of “Showrooming” 0

Emma Straub, whose Year in Reading piece ran this week, has written a great article on the perils of “showrooming.”

December 10, 2011

“на один процент” is “one percent” in Russian 0

Apropos of yesterday’s round-up of Russian social unrest: the children of Russia’s 1%.

December 10, 2011

Worst Books 0

Reddit‘s r/books community wants to know, what’s the worst book you’ve read?

December 9, 2011

Best Photos of 2011 0

Reuters‘ best photos of 2011 are awe-inspiring.

December 9, 2011

Back When Poets Had Drivers 0

Chilean Communists want to exhume Pablo Neruda’s body to determine his actual cause of death. The endeavor is being undertaken because Neruda’s “former driver said he received an injection which provoked a heart attack.”

December 9, 2011

Russia Debriefing 0

Mikhail Gorbachev is calling for an annulment of the recent Moscow elections because he’s concerned about “falsifications and rigging.” For your part, you can join the Stateside movement to echo Mr. Gorbachev’s call. Elsewhere, the Russian Socialist Movement is equally outraged. n+1 editor Keith Gessen has also translated some of the local protests.

December 9, 2011

Utne Reader Controversy 0

The Utne Reader offices are moving from Minneapolis to Topeka, and the magazine’s not taking any current employees with it.