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March 21, 2017

A Brief Review of Walls in Literature 0


In Kafka’s “The Great Wall of China,” the building of the wall illustrates the power and wisdom of the Emperor, for such a huge undertaking cannot be anything but impressive.

March 2, 2017

The Case for Genre Fiction: A Guide to Literary Science Fiction and Fantasy 16


It isn’t all about hobbits and lions and wizards. There’s much more to explore.

March 1, 2017

March Preview: The Millions Most Anticipated (This Month) 0


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

February 24, 2017

Nine Modern Literary Letter Collections for the Curious Reader 3


Reading someone’s letters give us a glimpse into their private life — that’s why we love them. If you ever wondered what some of your favorite modern writers were composing when they weren’t polishing drafts of books that would go on to change the world, check out this list.

February 20, 2017

Five Ways ‘Homo Deus’ by Yuval Noah Harari Changed My Life 2


I am an avalanche of electric signals fired by billions of neurons that stimulate glands to secrete hormones and make my muscles contract in such a way that chocolate finds its way to my mouth.

February 1, 2017

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


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

January 9, 2017

Better Late Than Never: On Blooming as a Reader 4


We did not have many books in the house, and I was not read to as a child.

January 4, 2017

Most Anticipated: The Great 2017 Book Preview 17


80-something books to pep you up for the (first half of the) new year.

December 30, 2016

The Best of The Millions: 2016 1


Before we get into 2017, let’s take a look at what what readers were most excited about on The Millions in 2016.

December 25, 2016

A 2016 Cheat Sheet for All You New Kindle (and Other E-Reader) Owners 2


For all those readers unwrapping shiny new devices, here are some links to get you going.