Recent Articles

August 17, 2009

Julia Whicker’s Song of the Exile 0

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What to do when novel writing gets painful?  Start a fashion blog.

August 17, 2009

Five Favorite Story Collections 0

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Curtis Sittenfeld shares her favorite short story writers, from Alice Munro to new voice Jennine Capo Crucet.

August 17, 2009

What’s the difference between Literary and Genre? 0

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At Well-Read Donkey, Dan Chaon writes about his literary roots.

August 17, 2009

Literature and Commerce 0

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The Rumpus points out that both it and HTML Giant are experimenting with ads.  I was also noticing recently that several enterprising literary magazines – including The Paris Review and Canteen have been advertising on Google.  (You can buy ads on The Millions too.)

August 17, 2009

Presidential Fan Mail 0

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Jacket Copy gets some presidential fan mail. Plus, find out what said president has been reading lately.

August 17, 2009

The Myth of the Recluse 1

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Nathan Bransford points out that nobody is “just an author.” Even Thomas Pynchon promotes himself.

August 16, 2009

Ask a Book Question: #74 (Just One Book) 32

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

August 16, 2009

Welcome to the New themillions.com 11

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We’ve long felt the great writing here needed a little room to breathe.

August 13, 2009

Bookstore Pricing Wars 0

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E-book pricing wars continue. Sony tries to hit the Kindle where it hurts by offering cheaper e-books. Meanwhile, $0 is becoming an important price point at the Kindle store.

August 13, 2009

Pynchon Angst 0

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Sam Anderson hates Thomas Pynchon.