Articles by Nick Moran

December 13, 2014

A Year in Reading: Nick Moran 2

You can call your friend Thomas Edison, who’s recently harnessed residential electricity, and have him install light fixtures so new and so foreign to your guests that they refuse to flip the switches themselves because they’re terrified of being electrocuted. Marvelous! Splendid!

December 4, 2014

The Millions Top Ten: November 2014 1

We mint two new Hall of Famers and a Year in Reading participant joins our Top Ten.

November 4, 2014

The Millions Top Ten: October 2014 4

Three books debut, including one from a writer well-known to Millions readers.

October 9, 2014

The Millions Top Ten: September 2014 2

A longtime Millions favorite author debuts in the number one spot.

September 9, 2014

The Millions Top Ten: August 2014 1

Two newcomers join the top 10.

September 4, 2014

Bard-yoncé 0

Beyoncé collaborated with Forrest Gander, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2012, to write a poem called “Bey the Light.” You can read that over here. (Bonus: This isn’t the first time Queen B has teamed up with a prominent writer.)

September 4, 2014

Ben Lerner’s Nightstand 0

Ben Lerner, whose 10:04 has been reviewed in Bookforum and the New York Times, made an appearance on The New Directions blog to recommend four books of poetry that have at one point or another graced his nightstand. (No word on how he winnows down his list of books to be stacked on said nightstand, […]

September 4, 2014

“The good voice / And my voice” 0

Recommended Reading: “Wide Sigh” by Melissa Broder.

September 4, 2014

Miranda July’s Somebody 0

Miranda July – whose new novel, The First Bad Man, is due in January – has developed a smartphone app that “allows one person to deliver a message to another.” The kicker? Someone other than you will deliver the message verbally and in person. (Sounds like she’s probably due before Congress once again.)

August 28, 2014

City of Asylum 0

A Pittsburgh-based nonprofit is offering free housing and stipends to “foreign-born scribes who endured imprisonment, or worse, in their home countries.”