April 18, 2013
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
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
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
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
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
If you could read just one novel, what would it be?