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Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Murakami, Oyeyemi, Wideman, and More
Here’s a quick look at some notable books—new titles from Haruki Murakami, Helen Oyeyemi, John Edgar Wideman, and more—that are publishing this week. The post Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Murakami, Oyeyemi, Wideman, and More appeared first on Th
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April Preview: The Millions Most Anticipated (This Month)
April brings new books from Haruki Murakami, Helen Oyeyemi, Elizabeth McCracken, Kaitlyn Greenidge, and a whole lot more. The post April Preview: The Millions Most Anticipated (This Month) appeared first on The Millions.
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Found in Translation: On Jhumpa Lahiri and ‘Whereabouts’
To make art, you’ve got to be in a very precarious place all the time. You really have to realize that it’s a dangerous thing you’re doing, and the stakes are very high. The post Found in Translation: On Jhumpa Lahiri and ‘Whereabouts’ appeared first
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How Ramona Quimby Made Me Brave
Beverly Cleary’s Ramona books became my sacred texts. I turned to them in times of trouble, leaving the crumbly roads of the real world in favor of the smooth sidewalks of Klickitat Street. The post How Ramona Quimby Made Me Brave appeared first on T
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Marvelous Mutable Marvell
Marvell's own dwindling fame is a beautiful aesthetic pronouncement, a living demonstration of time's winged chariot, and the buzzing of the wings of oblivion forever heard as a distant hum. The post Marvelous Mutable Marvell appeared first on The Mi
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Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Greenidge, Febos, Antrobus, and More
Here’s a quick look at books from Kaitlyn Greenidge, Melissa Febos, and Raymond Antrobus that are publishing this week. The post Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Greenidge, Febos, Antrobus, and More appeared first on The Millions.
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Who Is Unthinkable? On Imbolo Mbue’s ‘How Beautiful We Were’
1. Fake news has never angered me on a visceral level. I don’t earnestly engage with conspiracists who fret about Satan worshippers or baby-eaters, for instance, and I have always found those who do amusing curiosities. For me, real anger has to impl
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I Always Write in the Past: The Millions Interviews André Aciman
In writing truth, the act of writing already changes things, even if you swear the story is factually true. The post I Always Write in the Past: The Millions Interviews André Aciman appeared first on The Millions.
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For the Relief of Unbearable Bookstores
The unforgivable sin of bookstores is this: so many of the books that they offer are physical reminders of passing time. The post For the Relief of Unbearable Bookstores appeared first on The Millions.
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Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Lee, Tsumura, McCadden, and More
This week brings new titles from Andrea Lee, Kikuko Tsumura, and Alice Zeniter. The post Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Lee, Tsumura, McCadden, and More appeared first on The Millions.
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Where Was God?: The Millions Interviews Véronique Tadjo
It is very comforting for a writer to work from the premise of a universal genre. Tales are timeless therefore it is left to the storyteller to adapt them for a new audience. The post Where Was God?: The Millions Interviews Véronique Tadjo appeared f
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Finding Hope at 18,000 Feet: The Millions Interviews Jeff Belanger
When it was summit night, 18,000 feet in elevation, subzero temperatures, and I’m fighting for every molecule of oxygen, I had the temptation to give up, but I didn’t. I love knowing I still have that grit when I need it. The post Finding Hope at 18,
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Ten Thrillers Based on Real-Life Events
These books works of entertainment, yes, but honorable, thought-provoking, and deeply compelling. The post Ten Thrillers Based on Real-Life Events appeared first on The Millions.
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Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Oloixarac, AlAmmar, Beard, and More
This week brings new titles from Pola Oloixarac, Layla AlAmmar, Jo Ann Beard, Kate Washington, and Laura Maylene Walter. The post Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Oloixarac, AlAmmar, Beard, and More appeared first on The Millions.
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No Apologies: On Writing About My Mother’s Life
I am halfway through a first draft. On bad days, I long for the comforts of fiction: the anonymity, the deniability. The post No Apologies: On Writing About My Mother’s Life appeared first on The Millions.
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Natural Orders: On Hilary Leichter’s ‘Temporary’
To be a temp, in other words, is to be an interim human being. It means having almost no rights and begging for scraps to survive. It means hearing, from comfortable superiors, that the world is reasonable and fair, that all you have to do to earn yo
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Diversifying the Workplace, One Company at a Time: The Millions Interviews Jodi Ecker Detjen
People look at inclusiveness as a fixed pie—if we get more women in leadership, there will be less men in leadership. But the more we open up roles to more people, it actually grows the pie. The post Diversifying the Workplace, One Company at a Time:
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Must-Read Poetry: March 2021
Our own Nick Ripatrazone takes a look at six new poetry titles from the likes of Adrienne Su, Dennis James Sweeney, and Karen Fish. The post Must-Read Poetry: March 2021 appeared first on The Millions.
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A Moose in Maine: Marcia Butler in Conversation with Richard Russo
Music itself creates a space and time where the past and future are suspended—it anchors your entire being to the now. There is no doubt that if I’d not discovered music at age four my life would have played out very differently. The post A Moose in
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Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Ishiguro, Nguyen, Banks, and More
This week we're looking at new titles from the likes of Kazuo Ishiguro, Viet Thanh Nguyen, and Russell Banks. The post Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Ishiguro, Nguyen, Banks, and More appeared first on The Millions.
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March Preview: The Millions Most Anticipated (This Month)
With March comes spring and new titles from the likes of Kazuo Ishiguro, Viet Thanh Nguyen, and Imbolo Mbue. The post March Preview: The Millions Most Anticipated (This Month) appeared first on The Millions.
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Complicating Consent: The Millions Interviews Katherine Angel
I think a lot of the harm that's done in the world is done through men's denial of their vulnerability — and also women’s collusion with that denial. The post Complicating Consent: The Millions Interviews Katherine Angel appeared first on The Million
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Goodbye, Rush Limbaugh, and Good Riddance
If he accomplished nothing else in his outlandish lifetime, Limbaugh revealed the bankruptcy, hypocrisy, and outright cruelty burning  in the heart of every right-wing moralist. The post Goodbye, Rush Limbaugh, and Good Riddance appeared first on The
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Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Livings, Fine, Kushner, and More
This week we're looking at new titles from the likes of Jack Livings, Julia Fine, and Rachel Kushner. The post Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Livings, Fine, Kushner, and More appeared first on The Millions.
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Bird Brain: Lauren Oyler, Patricia Lockwood, and the Literature of Twitter
Given how comprehensively Twitter has re-wired our fundamental consciousness, it has seemed difficult to believe that no one has yet produced a book equal in expressiveness to its peculiar and otherworldly psychological glow. The post Bird Brain: Lau
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Sometimes There Are No Good Choices: The Millions Interviews Robbie Arnott
If I’m stuck for something to write about, I start describing a landscape I’ve visited recently—a forest, a stretch of coastline, an ocean, a mountainside—and then see if a story or plot line curls off it. The post Sometimes There Are No Good Choices
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On Literature and Consciousness
This is the greatest opening line in imaginative literature, because it’s the first one ever written. How can the invention of fiction itself be topped? The post On Literature and Consciousness appeared first on The Millions.
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True Love is Feeding Yourself: On Melissa Broder’s ‘Milk Fed’
Milk Fed might make you hungry. Milk Fed might make you horny. Milk Fed might make you believe in god, or in love, or at least make you want to try. The post True Love is Feeding Yourself: On Melissa Broder’s ‘Milk Fed’ appeared first on The Millions
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February Preview: The Millions Most Anticipated (This Month)
The shortest month of the year brings no shortage of books including new titles from Jhumpa Lahiri, Leesa Cross-Smith, Patricia Lockwood, and Andromeda Romano-Lax. The post February Preview: The Millions Most Anticipated (This Month) appeared first o
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Reimagining and Remaking: On Healing from Workshop Trauma with Matthew Salesses’ ‘Craft in the Real World’
It is a blueprint for a way forward to build better writing programs, and thus a new kind of writer and teacher who can imagine beyond a structure that often hurt them and left them in need of repair. The post Reimagining and Remaking: On Healing fro
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