Articles by Nick Moran

January 23, 2017

2017 Newbery and Caldecott Winners 0

Kelly Barnhill, author of The Girl Who Drank the Moon, is the winner of this year’s Newbery Medal for “most outstanding contribution to children’s literature,” and Javaka Steptoe, author of Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, won this year’s Caldecott Medal.

January 20, 2017

“you have not thought thru clearly” 0

Recommended Reading (Inauguration Day edition): “Haecceity” by Joshua Clover.

January 19, 2017

Indie Lit Wish List 0

The recently-revived HTMLGiant previewed twelve indie lit books being published in 2017, and the list is a terrific supplement to our own Great 2017 Book Preview.

January 19, 2017

Silver Press Launches 0

Silver Press is a new feminist publisher based in London. Forthcoming titles include Leonora Carrington’s The Debutante and Other Stories, which you can read about here, as well as the first U.K. edition of Audre Lorde’s essays and poetry.

January 18, 2017

“Can’t you stay? Can’t I go with you?” 0

Recommended Reading: “The Shallows” by Christopher R. Alonso.

January 17, 2017

The Boss’s Papers 0

Bruce Springsteen’s archive is headed to Monmouth University, which is located in his hometown: Long Branch, New Jersey.

January 17, 2017

Ghosts of the Tsunami 0

People Who Eat Darkness author Richard Lloyd Parry’s forthcoming book on the Tōhoku earthquake and its aftermath, Ghosts of the Tsunami, will be released some time in late summer/early fall, and BBC Radio put together a 30-minute teaser to tide you over until then. You can also check out Parry’s moving yet unsettling piece for the […]

January 13, 2017

Here Comes the Rooster 0

The Tournament of Books has returned, and this year’s judges include our own Kirstin Butler!

January 13, 2017

Library Extension 0

A simple web browser extension will tell you if the book you’re reading about online is available at your local library. Currently a Chrome version is available, and Firefox is on the way.

January 12, 2017

to throwback— / and to hell with everything else! 0

Recommended Viewing: 1958 footage of the unveiling of Moscow’s six-meter high monument to Vladimir Mayakovsky. And while you’re at it, read his poem, “An Extraordinary Adventure Which Befell Vladimir Mayakovksy In A Summer Cottage,” which features one of the best closing lines in literature.