Lists Archives - The Millions

January 9, 2017

Better Late Than Never: On Blooming as a Reader 4

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We did not have many books in the house, and I was not read to as a child.

January 4, 2017

Most Anticipated: The Great 2017 Book Preview 13

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80-something books to pep you up for the (first half of the) new year.

December 30, 2016

The Best of The Millions: 2016 1

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Before we get into 2017, let’s take a look at what what readers were most excited about on The Millions in 2016.

December 25, 2016

A 2016 Cheat Sheet for All You New Kindle (and Other E-Reader) Owners 2

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For all those readers unwrapping shiny new devices, here are some links to get you going.

December 24, 2016

Unhappy Christmas 2

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People forget that Christmas stories are all about how awful Christmas is really.

November 28, 2016

The 2016 Millions Gift Guide for Readers and Writers 0

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This Irish whiskey, “gently spiced with a burst of ginger and butterscotch,” is perfect for those dark nights of the soul, when the words won’t come, or the rejection notes just won’t stop coming.

November 24, 2016

Before They Were Notable: 2016 0

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This year’s New York Times Notable Books of the Year list is out.

November 21, 2016

Don’t Worry. Don’t Wait. Write. 3

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Worrying has never finished a paragraph or fixed a slow opening. You can worry away your writing life, or you can catch yourself the next time you start to worry, go for a walk, and replace those worries with work.

November 1, 2016

November Preview: The Millions Most Anticipated (This Month) 2

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Here’s what we’re looking out for this month.

October 31, 2016

The Five Scariest Books Ever Written 6

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Here are five absolute chillers that will have you turning pages deep into the night — and are guaranteed to have your teeth a-chattering as you pray for the sun to rise!