Millions Quiz

April 18, 2013

I Read About It: Music, Food, Poetry, and Lifestyle Suggestions We’ve Taken from Literature 5

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After I read The Hare with the Amber Eyes, I went to the Art Institute to see a Renoir that one of the book’s (real-life) characters had owned. And I somewhat blame my penchant for living on a dime in small, urban apartments by how taken I was, as a 14-year-old living in Indiana, by that enchanting 90-second opening of An American in Paris. So I put the question out to my Millions colleagues: What works of art have you been introduced to by other works of art?

February 23, 2012

Where We Write 31

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As our Millions staffers share in their illustrated entries, when we write, we’re making due (often happily!) with offices, studio apartments, coffee shops, and guest bedrooms.

April 12, 2010

Millions Quiz: Bookstores We Have Known 6

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The former booksellers among us have offered up encomiums on some of the bookstores that helped pay their rents and fed their minds over the years.

February 2, 2010

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Recommended Reading for Transient Lives 5

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By way of starting a conversation about the ideal marriage of text and transportation, we’ve asked our contributors and readers to make reading recommendations for Planes, Trains, and Automobiles.

November 11, 2009

Millions Quiz: Out of Print Gems 27

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In honor of the 10th anniversary of NYRB Classics: What out-of-print book would you like to see become an NYRB Classic?

August 16, 2009

Ask a Book Question: #74 (Just One Book) 32

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If you could read just one novel, what would it be?

May 11, 2009

The Millions Quiz: Subscriptions We Can’t Go Without 3

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So that you may get to know us better, it’s The Millions Quiz, yet another occasionally appearing series. Here, as conceived of by our contributor Emily, we answer questions about our reading habits and interests, the small details of life that like-minded folks may find illuminating, and we ask you to join us by providing […]

April 14, 2009

The Millions Quiz: Essential Reference 3

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So that you may get to know us better, it’s The Millions Quiz, yet another occasionally appearing series. Here, as conceived of by our contributor Emily, we answer questions about our reading habits and interests, the small details of life that like-minded folks may find illuminating, and we ask you to join us by providing […]

January 29, 2009

The Millions Quiz: The Glaring Gap 38

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So that you may get to know us better, it’s The Millions Quiz, yet another occasionally appearing series. Here, as conceived of by our contributor Emily, we answer questions about our reading habits and interests, the small details of life that like-minded folks may find illuminating, and we ask you to join us by providing […]

August 13, 2008

The Millions Quiz: The First Time is Always the Best 9

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So that you may get to know us better, it’s The Millions Quiz, yet another occasionally appearing series. Here, as conceived of by our contributor Emily, we answer questions about our reading habits and interests, the small details of life that like-minded folks may find illuminating, and we ask you to join us by providing […]

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