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The Millions - Essays in the literary magazine

The New Wave: Indian Fiction in America

Philip Roth: 10 Lessons from the Professor of Desire

Frontier PsychiatristBook, music, film, and art reviews

Still Drowning: Junot Diaz This is How You Lose Her

Run for the Border: Gustavo Arellano, Taco USA

New Orleans Duo: Tchoupitoulas and The Banana King


Murder She Wrote: Janet Malcolm, Iphigenia in Forest Hills

Presumed Guilty: Sarah Burns, The Central Park Five

American Epitaph: Chris Hedges, Death of The Liberal Class

Tough New World: Bill McKibben, Eaarth

Holy Oxymoron: Alain de Botton, Religion for Atheists

Queen of Fats: Tom Mueller, Extra Virginity

Brains for Dummies – David Eagleman, Incognito

Dead Man’s Party: Roberto Bolaño, The Secret of Evil
Bolaño’s Blog of B-Sides: Between Parentheses

War Games: Roberto Bolaño, The Third Reich

Bored to Death: David Foster Wallace, The Pale King

Murakami Magic, 1Q84

Space Cowboy: Ben Mezrich, Sex on the Moon

So Sorry, Brooklyn: Ten Art Lessons from Ai Weiwei

Here to Stay: The Beatles @NYPL

May Cause Drowsiness: The xx, Coexist
So Smooth: Frank Ocean, Channel Orange

Italians Do It Better: Chromatics, Kill for Love


Going National: Sharon Van Etten, Tramp

Good Girls, Bad Boys: The Royalty, Lovers

DeVotchKa Embraces The World: 100 Lovers


When Bright Eyes Talks to God: The People’s Key

Oh Lykke, You’re So Fine: Wounded Rhymes

Swimming with Frank Ocean: Nostalgia, ULTRA


Fleet Foxy Folk: Three Songs by Robin Pecknold

Fleeter Foxes: Helplessness Blues

Wild at Heart: Wild Beasts, Smother


Good Winter, Great Summer: Bon Iver

Less Is More: Beirut, The Rip Tide

Low End Lion-O: Thundercat, The Golden Age of Apocalypse

Charles Bradley, Late Bloomer:Soul of America

Sad Sad Songs: Ray Lamontagne @Central Park Summerstage

Do You Believe in Love?  Ryan Adams, Ashes and Fire

Excuse Me While I Light My Spliff: Oliver Stone’s Savages

Highbrow-Lowbrow: Moonrise Kingdom and Ted
Impossible Sound: The Hunchback Variations

Friday Night Fights



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