Articles by Zack Ruskin

October 29, 2014

‘The Blank Screen Is the Enemy’: The Millions Interviews David Mitchell 5

Realism, when done well, is more fantastical than fantasy.

June 19, 2013

As If Guns and Testosterone Rule the World: An Interview with Colum McCann 2

“No language could ever be exhausted by any landscape, in particular Ireland.”

February 14, 2013

The Most Monstrous Version of Yourself: The Millions Interviews Karen Russell 7

I think there is something fascinating about the wickedness that boys get up to in groups. I used to take these groups of high school students abroad, and I swear to god, the boys individually would be beyond sweet, but collectively they would transform and posses this evil energy.