Articles by Nick Moran

September 13, 2011

Coetzee on Murray 0

Millions favorite J. M. Coetzee analyzes “the angry genius” of Les Murray for The New York Review of Books.

September 13, 2011

Duke University Press Goes Digital 1

Even though HathiTrust is currently being sued by The Authors Guild and a few others, it’s recently partnered with Google and Duke University Press to digitize “a trove of older titles.”

September 12, 2011

The Art of Hyping 1

Chad Harbach‘s The Art of Fielding is ubiquitous. We tapped it in our Second Half of 2011 Preview. n+1 bundled it with year-long subscriptions. The Awl interviewed the author. The New Yorker‘s Book Club picked it as their September book. It was reviewed in The New York Times. Now Keith Gessen‘s expanded his Vanity Fair […]

September 12, 2011

Otherwise Known as a Library 0

Amazon is supposedly setting up a “Netflix for e-books” program for Amazon Prime subscribers.

September 12, 2011

Entourage v. Mad Men 3

Is “Entourage” just “Mad Men” set in modern times? This article, of course, must be paired with Carles‘ Grantland piece, “I Don’t Want to Bro Up, I’m an ‘Entourage’ Kid.”

September 11, 2011

“Who Are You and What Are You Doing Here?” 0

In a piece for Oxford American, Mark Edmundson has an important message for incoming college freshpersons.

September 11, 2011

Poets & Writers’ MFA Rankings 10

This week I linked to one poet’s concerns about the top MFA programs ranked in Poets & Writers. Now, a pretty impressive list of creative writing instructors have some questions for Poets & Writers itself.

September 10, 2011

Even More DFW 0

In honor of this weekend’s U.S. Open, Grantland‘s Michael MacCambridge is revisiting David Foster Wallace‘s epic essay on Roger Federer.

September 10, 2011

Infinite Jest Inspires Infinite Tributes 0

First Poor Yorick Entertainment emerged as a “visual exploration of the filmography of James O. Incandenza and the world of David Foster Wallace‘s Infinite Jest.” Then, as The New York Times reports, “Parks and Recreation” co-creator Michael Schur paired up with The Decembrists to direct a music video inspired by the book. (You can watch the […]

September 9, 2011

Texas Book Festival 0

The Texas Book Festival lineup has been announced. If you’re in Austin this October, stop by the check out Chad Harbach, Erin Morgenstern, Lev Grossman, and Amy Waldman among others.