Articles by Nick Moran

August 16, 2011

Tao Lin in the News 1

Tao Lin signed a book deal with Vintage Books for his forthcoming novel Taipei, Taiwan. Carles of HipsterRunoff fame wished the author well with an eCard, and the New York Observer discussed the author’s developing movie project.

August 15, 2011

The Awl’s Poetry Section 0

Poet Mark Bibbins is the author of The Dance of No Feelings, and he is also the poetry editor for The Awl. So far he’s published poems from Michael Shiavo, Rebecca Keith, Ben Lerner, and many others.

August 15, 2011

“Beck has published nine books since 2008” 0

Laurie Winer‘s exploration of Glenn Beck‘s literary career is sure to raise some eyebrows.

August 15, 2011

Gay Talese Has His Own Lapel Shape 0

Put This On is a “web series about dressing like a grown up.” In their seventh episode, they drop by the Corduroy Appreciation Club’s annual meeting, and they also check out Gay Talese‘s closet.

August 14, 2011

All the Pretty Horses 0

There’s a quiet war being waged against Wyoming’s wild horse population, reports The Altantic‘s Andrew Cohen.

August 14, 2011

Curated Book Lists 0

New York City’s iconic Strand bookstore features prominent authors’ curated book collections on their website. Here’s Jennifer Egan‘s. Here’s Art Spiegelman‘s.

August 13, 2011

Against Writers’ Houses 0

April Bernard is not a fan of Writers’ Houses because she does not believe the “private life, even of the dead, is ours to plunder.” Earlier this year, our own Luke Epplin also noted some of the limitations of Writers’ Houses.

August 13, 2011

Bert and Ernie’s Wedding Plans 0

Sesame Workshop has released an official statement to address calls for Bert and Ernie to marry each other.

August 12, 2011

Michael Lewis on Germany 0

In our Second Half of 2011 Book Preview, we picked Michael Lewis‘ Boomerang: Travels in the New Thirld World. To tide you over until it’s released, check out his take on Germany’s economy.

August 12, 2011

Least Favorite “Great Books” 1

Elif Batuman, Francine Prose, and Lorin Stein are among the critics, authors, and editors who reveal their least favorite “great books.”