Articles by Nick Moran

December 9, 2011

Utne Reader Controversy 0

The Utne Reader offices are moving from Minneapolis to Topeka, and the magazine’s not taking any current employees with it.

December 9, 2011

“I was the shadow of the waxwing slain” 0

Does the central, eponymous poem from Vladimir Nabokov’s Pale Fire stand on its own as a literary masterwork?

December 8, 2011

Why Publishers Matter 0

A memo leaked from within Hachette Book Group can be read as a publisher’s manifesto, or an overview of why publishers and editors are still relevant. Maybe we can incorporate this into Edan’s reasons not to self-publish this year.

December 8, 2011

The Left Coast On Lefties 0

Southpaws unite! The LA Review of Books takes on left-handedness. Now, someone use this can opener for me.

December 8, 2011

E-Books Rise Up 0

Are e-books more than just a publishing platform? Could they be “a whole new literary form“?

December 8, 2011

Not Literary, But Awesome 0

Russian scientists claim they’ll be able to clone a mammoth “within 5 years.”

December 8, 2011

TimeScapes 0

Even if Tom Lowe’s forthcoming debut film TimeScapes consists solely of this production footage on loop, it’ll still be jaw-droppingly beautiful.

December 7, 2011

Life and Fate and Life and Fate 1

Stephen Dodson wasn’t the only one inspired to write about Vasily Grossman’s Life and Fate this month. Over at The New Republic, Adam Kirsch calls Grossman’s masterpiece one of the world’s “very greatest Holocaust novels.”

December 7, 2011

Another Reason to Subscribe to The Millions 0

With the US Postal Service facing massive cuts to its budget, Saturday delivery may soon become a thing of the past. Print publications are bracing themselves for this possibility.

December 7, 2011

Financing Cloud Atlas 0

The multinational production of the (Millions favorite) Cloud Atlas movie, “in all its glorious confusion, also serves as a guidepost to the future of the film business.”