Curiosities

March 1, 2010

The DeLillo Dogpile, Cont’d. 1

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What’s with the DeLillo pile-on? we asked last week, semi-coherently. Open Letters Monthly provides an astute and meticulous answer in its monthly covering-the-coverage feature, “Peer Review.”

March 1, 2010

Esterházy in Manhattan 0

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Tonight at 8, the 92nd Street Y in New York hosts Millions favorite Péter Esterházy, author of the amazing Celestial Harmonies. András Schiff offers musical interludes. Look for an interview here in the next couple of weeks.

March 1, 2010

Vote for The Millions! 0

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A number of the best essays from the last year on The Millions have been nominated for the 3 Quarks Daily 2010 Arts & Literature Prize. We need your votes to get these Millions essays through to the next round! Please take a few seconds and vote for your favorite. Then tell your friends and […]

February 25, 2010

Rooster Starter Kit 3

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The Morning News Tournament of Books is around the corner (less than two weeks away, in fact) and readers can now download the bracket (pdf), print it out, and start scribbling in their picks. Along with the bracket, Andrew Seal offers up an array of intriguing statistics from past tournaments. So, now that you can […]

February 25, 2010

Haiti: A Love Poem 0

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Our friend Nelly Lambert, who spent several years in Haiti growing up, offers the country a love poem.

February 24, 2010

Michael Silverblatt Interviewed 0

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Bomb turns the tables on Michael Silverblatt, the host of KCRW’s Bookworm–this time he’s the one answering questions.

February 23, 2010

Remnick on Obama: The Bridge 1

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New Yorker editor David Remnick‘s biography of President Obama will be released April 6, with a first printing of 200,000.  Details at PW.

February 23, 2010

New Release Tuesday 0

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New on shelves this week is John Banville’s The Infinities. Also just out is Reality Hunger: A Manifesto by David Shields. (See our early look at the book, our two-part interview with Shields, and Shields’ Year in Reading.)

February 22, 2010

Pimpin’ with Remnick 0

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Correction of the day, courtesy of The New York Times: “He did not say that it would not be a ‘pimped out’ version of the article.”

February 22, 2010

Best Arts and Lit Pieces Contest 0

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3 Quarks Daily is running an Arts & Literature Prize to find the best blog writing in that category. Millions readers, we’d love it if you nominated some of your favorite Millions pieces from the last year for the prize.