Curiosities

April 17, 2011

Duo of Thrones 0

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Tonight, we offer A Game of Thrones, prepared two ways: for beginners, and for experts. Bon appetit.

April 17, 2011

Ah, the Humanities! 0

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Nicholas Dames is a wonderful writer, and I suggest you read his essay on the “crisis” in the Humanities.

April 17, 2011

Jonathan Franzen New Yorker Article 2

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Jonathan Franzen writes of Robinson Crusoe, solitude, and David Foster Wallace in his new article from The New Yorker – but you’ll have to like their Facebook page to read it.

April 17, 2011

A.O. Scott on Sidney Lumet 0

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A.O. Scott discusses the gritty, realistic films of the recently deceased Sidney Lumet, and his influence on current work such as Spike Lee‘s films and The Wire.

April 16, 2011

The New York Times Reviews The Pale King 0

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C author Tom McCarthy takes on The Pale King in the New York Times Book Review this week. Separately, though the hard cover of The Pale King shipped and appeared on shelves ahead of the announced April 15 release date, the Kindle version only became available yesterday, right on schedule.

April 15, 2011

New McSweeney’s with Franzen, Meno, Oates, and Lepucki 1

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Now available for order at McSweeney’s and Amazon, McSweeney’s Issue 37, featuring Jonathan Franzen, Joe Meno, Joyce Carol Oates, and most importantly, new fiction from The Millions’ very own Edan Lepucki!

April 15, 2011

Maud Newton Talks to Philip Connors 0

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Today at The Paris Review blog, Maud Newton talks to Philip Connors, author of Millions most-anticipated book Fire Season.

April 15, 2011

Big Kindle On Sale 0

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Normally $379, the Kindle DX, Amazon’s oversized version of the regular Kindle, is today going for $299 thanks to a one-day sale.

April 14, 2011

Cellpoems Poetry and Reviews 0

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Poems and reviews in 140 characters or less.  NY Book Bench has a great article about Cellpoems, and how they fit into the swiftly changing literary landscape of today.

April 14, 2011

Walt Whitman Documents Now Available 0

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A scholar who has uncovered Walt Whitman‘s handwritten documents announced his findings Tuesday at the National Archives.  These documents are from Whitman‘s time as a government worker, concerning civil rights, war crimes, treason, and western expansion.  View the documents here.