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Welcome to The Millions, an online magazine offering coverage on books, arts, and culture since 2003. The Millions has been featured on NPR and noted by The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and The Village Voice, among others.

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The Millions Staff

C. Max Magee | Publisher

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Lydia Kiesling | Editor

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Adam Boretz | Web Editor

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Garth Risk Hallberg | Contributing Editor

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Edan Lepucki Contributing Editor

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Sonya Chung Contributing Editor

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Tess Malone Associate Editor

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Nick Moran | Special Projects Editor

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Janet Potter Year in Reading Editor

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Thomas Beckwith | Social Media and Previews Editor

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Michael Bourne | Previews Editor

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Emily St. John Mandel | Staff Writer

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Anne K. Yoder | Staff Writer

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Kevin Hartnett | Staff Writer

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Bill Morris | Staff Writer

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Mark O’Connell | Staff Writer

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Elizabeth Minkel | Staff Writer

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Hannah Gersen | Staff Writer

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Nick Ripatrazone | Staff Writer

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Matt Seidel | Staff Writer

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Michael Schaub | Staff Writer

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Claire Cameron | Staff Writer

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Jacob Lambert | Staff Writer

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Kaulie Lewis | Staff Writer

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The Millions Interns

Brian Etling

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Bruna Dantas Lobato | New York | Brazil

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