Articles by Nick Moran

October 5, 2011

Literary T-Shirts 0

How would you like to wear your favorite classic novel on your chest?

October 3, 2011

Graphic Novelists 0

HTMLGiant‘s Jimmy Chen follows up his “Author venn diagram” with a “Men matrix” and a “Women matrix.”

October 3, 2011

The HemingWAY 0

James Salter reviews Paul Hendrickson‘s Hemingway’s Boat for The New York Review of Books. Relatedly, Helena Price has been using 1000memories to compile “memory pages” to “explore the life of Ernest Hemingway as well as his friends and family.” Of particular note is this poster imploring us to “Live the HemingWAY.” Also related, The Paris […]

October 3, 2011

Bartholomew, DeLillo, Thomson 0

In a Grantland interview with Rafe Bartholomew, Don DeLillo talks Underworld, baseball, and Bobby Thomson’s “Shot Heard ‘Round the World.”

October 3, 2011

Javier Sicilia’s Movement 0

Mexican poet Javier Sicilia founded the Movement for Peace With Justice and Dignity as a means of combating the horrific slew of drug-related murders plaguing his country. As he explains in this translated letter to Mexico’s government, his cause is personally motivated.

October 3, 2011

Literary Self-Help 0

Paris Review editor Lorin Stein recommends a couple of self-help books to one reader in this week’s mail blog. “Let your self-help freak flag fly!” he writes. Such might put you in esteemed company. As Maria Bustillos pointed out in her poignant investigation for The Awl, David Foster Wallace treasured many self help books.

October 3, 2011

Google Knows You 0

Daniel Soar takes a close look at what Google is searching for in its users.

September 30, 2011

Something To Think About This Sunday 0

Black Hawk Down and Killing Pablo author Mark Bowden explains the “hardest job in football” in this Atlantic article from 2009.

September 30, 2011

Simpsons Did It 0

Nearly proven: The Infinite Monkey Theorem. The theorem, popularized by “The Simpsons”, posits “that an infinite number of monkeys sitting at an infinite number of typewriters would eventually reproduce the works of Shakespeare by chance.”

September 30, 2011

Bob Dylan’s Paintings 0

Bob Dylan is in a little hot water amid allegations that his “original” paintings are actually rendered from other people’s photographs.