Articles by Nick Moran

September 23, 2011

Are You Feeling Lucky? 0

Hobart’s got a “Wish List” for submissions to its next issue, and with any luck they might just pull it off.

September 23, 2011

The Zen of Steve Jobs 0

A while back, I mentioned the prescient timing of Walter Isaacson’s forthcoming biography Steve Jobs. As you await its publication, content yourself with Forbes and JESS3’s graphic novel The Zen of Steve Jobs.

September 23, 2011

Big Abroad 0

An Iranian opposition leader said Gabriel García Márquez’s News of a Kidnapping accurately reflected his life under house arrest. As a result, the book is flying off the shelves in Tehran. But why do you think Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird is so big in the UK?

September 21, 2011

Epic Pizza Delivery From Anonymous 0

Cole Stryker‘s Epic Win for Anonymous hasn’t garnered him a lot of positive feedback from members of the infamous image board 4chan. It did, however, result in lots of pizzas being delivered to Housing Works’ Bookstore on the night of its launch party. The author later did an “Ask Me Anything” session with Reddit and explained […]

September 21, 2011

SPD Books Discount 0

SPD Books’ staff picks are 40% off!

September 21, 2011

OYC to Print 0

Selections from Open Yale Courses are headed to print. As program director John Donatich explains, “At first glance, you might look at it skeptically and ask why would anybody pay for something that you can get for free. But on second glance you realize that it’s actually not the same thing at all.”

September 21, 2011

Silverstein in the News 0

Shel Silverstein is the subject of two articles this week courtesy of The Atlantic and The New York Times.

September 21, 2011

Art Beyond America 0

Ever wonder what vintage Indian pulp book covers would look like? How about Czech movie posters from the 1970’s? Maybe Belarusian movie posters circa 2007?

September 20, 2011

“The truth of poetry is not the truth of history” 0

Philip Levine is the current US Poet Laureate, and that’s great, but wouldn’t we all rather live in this alternate world fashioned by The Onion?

September 19, 2011

College Football, Academics, and Great Journalism 0

College football season is upon us, and I’d be remiss not to highlight the recent flood of fantastic writing on my favorite televised sport. Most striking is Pulitzer Prize-winner Taylor Branch‘s Atlantic article “The Shame of College Sports.” It’s accompanied by several other takes on the issue. In regards to academia, this New York Times […]