Year in Reading Archives - Page 30 of 76 - The Millions

December 4, 2013

A Year in Reading: Gary Shteyngart 7

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I decided to Yiddishize some of the writing to make it more haimish. Mr. Darcyvich never had it so good.

December 4, 2013

A Year in Reading: Norman Rush 0

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The most necessary book of the year 2013. It is full of intellectual fire.

December 3, 2013

A Year in Reading: Dani Shapiro 2

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It is entirely without plot, but bear with me when I tell you that this doesn’t prevent it from being its own kind of page-turner.

December 3, 2013

A Year in Reading: Sergio De La Pava 2

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The most potent words I read this past year weren’t art. They were more like a truth-seeking missile, one that seethed with indignant if wholly justified outrage.

December 3, 2013

A Year in Reading: Hamilton Leithauser (The Walkmen) 1

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I’d never read anything by her before and was just floored.

December 3, 2013

A Year in Reading: Alice McDermott 2

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It is a kind of enchantment, to be lured so completely into the life of this character.

December 2, 2013

A Year in Reading: Choire Sicha 2

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Every emo youngster should read this, it is where their contemporary literature came from!

December 2, 2013

A Year in Reading: Claire Messud 4

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It’s a book I consider almost my blood relation.

December 2, 2013

A Year in Reading: Stephen Dodson (Languagehat) 3

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By the time I got to the end of the first paragraph, I was entirely willing to put myself into her hands and go where she wanted to take me.

December 2, 2013

A Year in Reading: 2013 3

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Another year of living, another year of reading. And, if you’re like us, when you look back, you’ll mark out the year in books.