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October 13, 2016

Bob Dylan is the Surprise Winner of the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature 21

Whole books have been written, whole careers launched, with discussion of the lyrics of Bob Dylan.

October 6, 2016

Welcome, Marie! 0

The Millions is delighted to welcome new staff writer Marie Myung-Ok Lee, whose first piece for the site publishes today. Marie is the author of  Somebody’s Daughter and a novel about medicine forthcoming from Simon and Schuster. You may have seen Marie‘s excellent writing in The Atlantic, The New York Times, and many other venues. She teaches […]

October 6, 2016

2016 National Book Award Finalists Announced 3

The National Book Award finalists are announced.

October 4, 2016

Welcome, Ismail! 0

The Millions is thrilled to welcome a new staff writer, Ismail Muhammad, whose first piece for the site publishes today. (You may have seen Ismail’s work at Zyzzyva and the Los Angeles Review of Books previously.) He splits his time between Los Angeles and Oakland, where he’s currently working on a dissertation and a novel. Find him on Twitter @trapmotives […]

October 3, 2016

October Preview: The Millions Most Anticipated (This Month) 4

Here’s what we’re looking out for this month.

September 26, 2016

Exclusive First Look: Claire Cameron’s ‘The Last Neanderthal’ 1

Today we reveal the cover of staffer Claire Cameron’s upcoming novel, ‘The Last Neanderthal.’

September 22, 2016

2016’s Literary Geniuses 43

The MacArthur grant awards $625,000, “no strings attached” to “talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction.”

September 15, 2016

2016 National Book Award Longlists Unveiled 1

An eclectic Fiction longlist includes some highly touted titles alongside intriguing favorites.

September 13, 2016

Booker Prize Offers Up Eclectic 2016 Shortlist 1

The Booker Prize has whittled down its longlist to an intriguing shortlist, and none of the authors tapped has previously won the Prize.

August 24, 2016

Welcome, Kirstin! 0

The Millions is thrilled to welcome Kirstin Butler as our new Social Media Manager. Kirstin got her start in books at the Harvard Book Store and has worked on projects for Slate, MTV Networks, and a variety of other outlets.  She’s a writer with bylines at places like The Atlantic and The New Republic, and […]