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The Magical and the Mundane: The Millions Interviews Alanna Schubach
"The person I am when reading or writing feels like a better person than who I am moment-to-moment in the everyday." The post The Magical and the Mundane: The Millions Interviews Alanna Schubach appeared first on The Millions.
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Shelf Life: On the Stories Our Books Tell About Us
My bookshelves remind me of where I’ve been, who I am, and what it’s taken to get here. The post Shelf Life: On the Stories Our Books Tell About Us appeared first on The Millions.
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Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Moshfegh, Hogeland, Gallagher, and More
Here’s a quick look at some notable books—new titles from Ottessa Moshfegh, Anna Hogeland, Leigh N. Gallagher, and more—that are publishing this week. Want to learn more about upcoming titles? Then go read our most recent book preview. Want to help T
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The Literary Afterlife of F.O. Matthiessen
Matthiessen has remained a force to contend with, even if only to react against his ideas and literary judgments. The post The Literary Afterlife of F.O. Matthiessen appeared first on The Millions.
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Always Present, Sometimes Deadly: The Millions Interviews Matt Bondurant
"Morally despicable people are often powerful agents of history, and I feel the historical novelist has some obligation to wrestle with this conundrum." The post Always Present, Sometimes Deadly: The Millions Interviews Matt Bondurant appeared first
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Wage War Against Cliché: The Millions Interviews Isaac Butler
"I feel in some ways like Stanislavski himself taught me how to write a book about his ideas." The post Wage War Against Cliché: The Millions Interviews Isaac Butler appeared first on The Millions.
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How Being a Ghostwriter Has Shaped My Fiction
What you discover in one aspect of your work is bound to follow you into another. The post How Being a Ghostwriter Has Shaped My Fiction appeared first on The Millions.
The Millions6 мин. чтения
Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Brooks, Newman, Taddeo, and More
Here’s a quick look at some notable books—new titles from Geraldine Brooks, Sandra Newman, Lisa Taddeo, and more—that are publishing this week. Want to learn more about upcoming titles? Then go read our most recent book preview. Want to help The Mill
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The William Trevor Reader: “Mr. McNamara”
The burden of the narrator's secret knowledge is implied before it is expressed. The post The William Trevor Reader: “Mr. McNamara” appeared first on The Millions.
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Our Moment of Collective Rupture: The Millions Interviews Edie Meidav
"I wanted the story to behave as a kind of Aeolian harp, a moment being played as if wind on strings." The post Our Moment of Collective Rupture: The Millions Interviews Edie Meidav appeared first on The Millions.
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The Spectacle of Cruelty: The Millions Interviews Phil Klay
"Simply showing the grotesque and cruel and darkly funny things that happen in war is not enough. One must have a moral vision." The post The Spectacle of Cruelty: The Millions Interviews Phil Klay appeared first on The Millions.
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Art Makes Us Better: The Millions Interviews Percival Everett
"I'm a product of reading Mark Twain." The post Art Makes Us Better: The Millions Interviews Percival Everett appeared first on The Millions.
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On War and Literature
War literature, at its best, exists not as scripture but as liturgy, not to explain but to remember. The post On War and Literature appeared first on The Millions.
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The Millions Top Ten: May 2022
From an illustrated edition of Ulysses to the latest novel by Emily St. John Mandel, here are the top ten books Millions readers are buying. The post The Millions Top Ten: May 2022 appeared first on The Millions.
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Beauty and Lightness: Gina Nutt and Ashley Farmer in Conversation
"For someone else to see and recognize what you're doing, to feel like someone gets it—that gives you momentum." The post Beauty and Lightness: Gina Nutt and Ashley Farmer in Conversation appeared first on The Millions.
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Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Crosley, Gayle, Fajardo-Anstine, and More
Here’s a quick look at some notable books—new titles from Sloane Crosley, Caleb Gayle, Kali Fajardo-Anstine, and more—that are publishing this week. Want to learn more about upcoming titles? Then go read our most recent book preview. Want to help The
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The William Trevor Reader: “Office Romances”
In Trevor's stories, characters are never better off for seeing things clearly. The post The William Trevor Reader: “Office Romances” appeared first on The Millions.
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Our Dark Curiosities: The Millions Interviews Katie Gutierrez
"If a woman's ambition and success were to outdo her husband's, what could happen?" The post Our Dark Curiosities: The Millions Interviews Katie Gutierrez appeared first on The Millions.
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Is It So Wrong to Accessorize with Books?
Ashley Tisdale and Dior and Gigi remind us of books’ outsize power to shape our perceptions of their owners. The post Is It So Wrong to Accessorize with Books? appeared first on The Millions.
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What Is and Is Not a Body: The Millions Interviews Allison Wyss
"Stories often live in my head for years before I try to write a first draft or even a first sentence." The post What Is and Is Not a Body: The Millions Interviews Allison Wyss appeared first on The Millions.
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June Preview: The Millions Most Anticipated (This Month)
We wouldn’t dream of abandoning our vast semi–annual Most Anticipated Book Previews, but we thought a monthly reminder would be helpful (and give us a chance to note titles we missed the first time around). Here’s what we’re looking out for this mont
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The William Trevor Reader: “Teresa’s Wedding”
The story is enjoyable—as enjoyable as the observation of abject human misery can be, which is to say, pretty enjoyable. The post The William Trevor Reader: “Teresa’s Wedding” appeared first on The Millions.
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Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Sedaris, Adelmann, Cross-Smith, and More
Here’s a quick look at some notable books—new titles from David Sedaris, Maria Adelmann, Leesa Cross-Smith, and more—that are publishing this week. Want to learn more about upcoming titles? Then go read our most recent book preview. Want to help The
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Why My Second Book Took 20 Years to Complete
A portrait of the author as a young and then not-so-young woman. The post Why My Second Book Took 20 Years to Complete appeared first on The Millions.
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Prestige Comics: On the Penguin Classics Marvel Collection
The idea that a citadel of bookishness has fallen to this siege of adolescent fantasia could easily take on outsize importance. The post Prestige Comics: On the Penguin Classics Marvel Collection appeared first on The Millions.
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Risk and Craft Are Inseparable: Kristen Arnett, Rachel Eliza Griffiths, and Shelly Oria in Conversation
"There must be something at stake, shared between the writer and the reader." The post Risk and Craft Are Inseparable: Kristen Arnett, Rachel Eliza Griffiths, and Shelly Oria in Conversation appeared first on The Millions.
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Ovid’s Exilic Imagination
I suggest that Ovid was not simply exiled, but that he also exiled himself. The post Ovid’s Exilic Imagination appeared first on The Millions.
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Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Batuman, Lee, Chaon, and More
Here’s a quick look at some notable books—new titles from Elif Batuman, our own Marie Myung-Ok Lee, Dan Chaon, and more—that are publishing this week. Want to learn more about upcoming titles? Then go read our most recent book preview. Want to help T
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The William Trevor Reader: “A Complicated Nature”
Often the simplest and most elegant approach to a story is to do as Trevor does (along with O’Connor, Cheever, Yates, Malamud, and all the greats of mid-century short story craft), which is give the reader the vital information right at the beginning
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The Ecstatic Excess of Translation: The Millions Interviews Soje
"Every translated word I put down is filtered through me, so there’s no word that is not mine. But there’s still this sense of communal ecstasy." The post The Ecstatic Excess of Translation: The Millions Interviews Soje appeared first on The Millions
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