February 14, 2013
by Carolyn Ross
Teenage boys might be closed books, but the ones that they open are those in which the author manages to capture the honest-to-god truth about coming age.
January 23, 2013
Most literary novelists feel relatively confident they can sell copies of their newly published book to their parents, probably to their siblings, maybe (if they haven’t sparred too often over loud music or lawnmowers or leaf blowers) to their neighbors. Whose work gets read outside of America?
January 7, 2013
At 7,900 words strong and encompassing 79 titles, this is the only 2013 book preview you will ever need.
January 2, 2013
by C. Max Magee
Before we get too far into 2013, let’s take a look at what was keeping readers interested on The Millions in 2012.
December 3, 2012
This year’s list is inspired by my e-reader, which I received last year as a Christmas present. It took me most of the year to incorporate it into my reading routine, but now, as more of my reading happens electronically, I’m feeling nostalgic for all things bookish and old-fashioned.
November 27, 2012
This year’s New York Times Notable Books of the Year list is out.
November 27, 2012
by Sarah McCoy
Your agent relationship is akin to a marriage.
November 12, 2012
by Keith Meatto
People are animals. The flesh is weak. Beware of ideology. And New Jersey is beautiful.
November 7, 2012
by Matt Seidel
This list considers those literary political or public figures who would not have withstood much scrutiny in the modern age. In contrast to the predictable quality of even the most captivating political biography, these tales favor the eerie or the bizarre over the electable in their consideration of political life.
October 22, 2012
by Edan Lepucki
Let’s consider literary fiction as a straightforward genre, like romance or science fiction, with certain expected tropes and motifs.