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December 8, 2010

Big-timers 0

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Klosterman profiles Franzen for GQ.

December 8, 2010

Los Angeles Literary Highlights 0

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Los Angeles-based Millions readers might be interested in some upcoming readings/events with Jon Cotner and Andy Fitch, the authors of Ten Walks/Two Talks.  They’ll be at The Public School with Grace Krilanovich on Saturday, 12/11, at Family with Maggie Nelson on Sunday, 12/12, and at Book Soup with Tom Lutz on Thursday, 12/16.

December 8, 2010

A Year in Reading: Aimee Bender 4

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The reward for this pace is a calmness lifting up off the pages, and a careful generous dipping into a deep and beautiful well.

December 8, 2010

A Year in Reading: Tom Rachman 1

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Looking back now, I find scribbles of exhilaration and of disappointment.

December 8, 2010

A Year in Reading: Paul Murray 0

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With a linguistic elan that as a former student I can confirm is exceedingly rare in philosophy books, he attacks every form of received opinion of his day.

December 7, 2010

Amazon Shows Off ‘Kindle for the Web’ 0

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Amazon is battling the multi-platform capabilities of Google’s new ebookstore with its new “Kindle for the Web.” The demo makes it look pretty easy on the eyes. Kindle books were already accessible on a number of mobile platforms. What’s new here is taking the Kindle capabilities to the PC.

December 7, 2010

A Year in Reading: Anthony Doerr 2

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A quest for the loneliest places in the world.

December 7, 2010

A Year in Reading: Padgett Powell 1

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These cumbersome icebergs, troubling in the sea of smooth and coherent fiction, are pure delights in this book.

December 7, 2010

The Peculiar Science of Hating The Beatles 0

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At The Vulture, Nitsuh Abebe explains in seven steps how to do the impossible: convincingly hate The Beatles. It’s not easy, by the looks of it.

December 7, 2010

Something Brewing on Twitter 0

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Be sure you’re following @The_Millions on Twitter if you’re interested in entering our first ever sponsored giveaway of a special signed book. Look for details on Twitter later today.