Articles by Nick Moran

October 19, 2011

The Harper Perennial Model 0

Harper Perennial is pairing the expansive resources of a major publishing house with the exciting risks of an indie press. Could this magical formula catch on at other houses?

October 17, 2011

Lolita Grows Up 0

Vladimir Nabokov‘s Lolita has gone through many cover transformations over the years. Did you know this one was supposed to be sideways?

October 17, 2011

Millennium Trilogy 0

Stieg Larsson‘s Millennium trilogy is going to be adapted into a series of comic books by DC Entertainment. David Fincher‘s movie adaptation (trailers and information here) is slated for a December 21st release.

October 17, 2011

Miranda July Steals 0

“I discovered that stealing required a loose, casual energy,” writes Miranda July. “A sort of oneness with the environment, like surfing or horse-whispering.”

October 17, 2011

DFW’s Nonfiction 0

Leveling the kind of accusation that perhaps only such an esteemed writer can, Jonathan Franzen intimates that David Foster Wallace‘s nonfiction (such as “Shipping Out“) wasn’t exactly honest.

October 17, 2011

MetaMaus 0

Art Spiegelman sits down with NPR to discuss MetaMaus, which released October 4.

October 14, 2011

Dzanc Sessions 0

With sessions beginning this month, “The Dzanc Sessions are designed for writers who are ready to amplify, polish, and advance their writing. An eclectic platform of craft-based workshops are offered in a series of online sessions throughout the year, with specializations in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and screenwriting.” Signing up earns you a free print book […]

October 14, 2011

Google Labs’ Ngram Viewer 0

In a TED Talk, Erez Lieberman Aiden and Jean-Baptiste Michel show us how Google Labs’ Ngram Viewer works. You can learn “surprising things” from 500 billion words, a string of characters which put together “would stretch from here to the Moon and back ten times over.”

October 14, 2011

The Wire 0

The October 15 Boston Book Festival boasts a lot of wonders, but one event you shouldn’t miss is “The Wire” writer and producer George Pelecanos alongside series cast members. They’ll discuss “issues of race, class, and institutional failure as portrayed by the most critically-acclaimed series in television history.” Last month, a similar event was held […]

October 14, 2011

Jewish America 0

Saul Bellow on being Jewish in America, and Lorin Stein, in an interview, discusses contemporary Jewish writers.