Tags » The Millions

Seidel's Views on Recommending Books

Matt Seidel of The Millions experiences very humorous neuroses about recommending books to others (explored in the piece “Let Me Think About It: On Recommending Books” 128 more words

Book Titles Rewritten to Get More Clicks (The Millions)

Have fun with this list of book titles rewritten to increase click rates—or, as the author puts it, “whorishly titled” to attract attention. It’s also a kind of mini-quiz (if you don’t enjoy a challenge, that is). 43 more words


NYC Writers' Haunts, Etc

Thanks to the dears over at The Millions, this came to my attention: a gaggle of British authors name their favorite words. Capital! Look them over, if you will. 150 more words

New York City

J.C. Oates' 'We Were the Mulvaneys' And Some Thoughts on Breakfast

I just finished reading Joyce Carol Oates’ 26th (26th!) novel We Were the Mulvaneys, a find from the annual library book sale that had languished unread on my bookshelf for months. 859 more words


A Monster's New York - The "New" Whitney Museum

I recommend perusing Bill Morris’ commentary at The Millions wherein he laments the direction that New York City has gone since the turn of the 21st century. 311 more words

New York City

A Portrait of the Critic as a Young Man | The Millions
Here is James Wood’s newest work, The Nearest Thing to Life, taken from a series of lectures given at Brandies and the British Museum. 70 more words