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The New Yorker website's new editor

Ben Marcus

Carla Blumenkranz, a writer and editor at n+1, has just been hired to be a senior editor at the New Yorker’s website.

Disappointed by the exclusion of women from most discussions of the mystical Great American Novel, Elaine Showalter chooses six women writers from the United States who should be part of the conversation.

According to Nielsen, the self-publishing market is growing rapidly in the UK, where approximately 81 million self-published titles were sold last year.

Ben Marcus—the author of Notable American Women and The Flame Alphabet, among other innovative works of fiction—learns to love (or at least not spit out) so-called superfoods in the new GQ.

At the Millions, Jonathan Russell Clark documents his ongoing obsession with epigraphs—ones that have been used, and others that could be used in the future.

The U.S. Department of Labor is investigating the deaths of two temporary workers that occurred at Amazon warehouses.