Articles by Nick Moran

September 18, 2011

Scottish Book Sculptures 0

Someone’s been leaving book sculptures in Scottish libraries. They’re exquisite.

September 17, 2011

Roald Dahl Deals 0

Do you live in the UK? Well, if you can’t afford Roald Dahl‘s writing shed, perhaps these two £0.99 e-books of his will suffice: “Royal Jelly” and “Man from the South.”

September 17, 2011

Hugh Grant in Cloud Atlas 0

Hugh Grant is the latest actor to join the cast of the move adaptation of David Mitchell‘s Cloud Atlas.

September 17, 2011

Audible Writers 0

Apropos of my literary YouTube posts, our own Mark O’Connell riffs on the speaking voice of several authors.

September 16, 2011

Nicholson Baker Overload 0

In addition to House of Holes‘ recent coverage in the New York Review of Books and Open Letters Monthly (and on The Millions), the latest edition of The Paris Review features an interview with “mad scientist of smut” Nicholson Baker. (You can check out an excerpt here.) But for those still unsatisfied, Adam Wilson has […]

September 16, 2011

Take a Look, It’s In An e-book 0

Reading Rainbow frontman LeVar Burton plans to launch “an educational iPad app that lets children explore topics of interest.”

September 16, 2011

Lethem on Dyer 1

Jonathan Lethem‘s profile of Geoff Dyer for BOMB Magazine is available online for a limited time only.

September 16, 2011

Reading Scores Fall 0

SAT reading scores have fallen to their lowest level on record.

September 16, 2011

To MFA or Not to MFA 0

The MFA rankings kerfuffle gets a contribution from Slate writer Scott Kenemore (which Roxane Gay promptly eviscerates), but this post appears to be the most level-headed assessment yet. (Last link via Hobart)

September 15, 2011

Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award Winners Announced 0

For the past 17 years, the Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award has celebrated “six women writers who demonstrate excellence and promise in the early stages of their careers.” This year’s winners are Melanie Diane (poetry), Apricot Irving (nonfiction), Fowzia Karimi (fiction), Namwali Serpell (fiction), Merritt Tierce (fiction), and JoAnn Wypijewski (nonfiction). They will accept their awards on September […]