Articles by C. Max Magee

December 3, 2012

David Foster Wallace’s Last Interview 0

Coming soon from Melville House’s “The Last Interview” series: the last interviews with David Foster Wallace and Jorge Luis Borges.

December 3, 2012

A Year in Reading 2012 21

For a ninth year, some of our favorite writers, thinkers, and readers will look back, reflect, and share. Their charge was to name, from all the books they read this year, the one(s) that meant the most to them, regardless of publication date. Grouped together, these ruminations, cheers, squibs, and essays will be a chronicle of reading and good books from every era.

December 1, 2012

The Millions Top Ten: November 2012 0

A last hurrah for our number one, and a new collection of essays from a master who is missed.

November 27, 2012

Tuesday New Release Day: Gartner, Talib, McLain, Lively 0

Out today are Zsuzsi Gartner’s Better Living Through Plastic Explosives, which was shortlisted for Canada’s top literary prize, and Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder bestselling expert on chaos Nassim Talib. Out in paperback: The Paris Wife by Paula McLain and How It All Began by Penelope Lively.

November 26, 2012

New Richard Powers Story Available As an eBook 0

National Book Award-Winning author of The Echo Maker Richard Powers has a new story out, “Genie“, as an ebook original.

November 21, 2012

Serial Vonnegut 0

Amazon is putting out seven never before published works from Kurt Vonnegut as a serial ebook called Sucker’s Portfolio.

November 21, 2012

Thank You Millions Readers 0

A word we head into the holiday season: Thank you readers of The Millions for your thoughtful engagement with the site, and especially those of you who have generously supported our efforts. Happy Thanksgiving!

November 21, 2012

2012 Costa Award Finalists Announced 1

The 2012 finalists for the Costa (formerly Whitbread) Book Awards have been anounced. In the “Novel” category, they are Bring up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel, Life! Death! Prizes! by Stephen May, The Heart Broke In by James Meek, and Days of the Bagnold Summer by Joff Winterhart. The Costa site has lists of the […]

November 20, 2012

Langewiesche on the Chilean Miners 0

The Outlaw Sea author William Langewiesche has a new ebook out in the “Single” format, Finding the Devil: Darkness, Light, and the Untold Story of the Chilean Mine Disaster, about the 2010 disaster that left 33 miners trapped for nearly two months.

November 20, 2012

Tuesday New Release Day: Mitchell, Hadley 0

It’s a quiet week for new books. David Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas, which famously became a blockbuster bestseller after being released as a paperback original, is now available in hardcover for the first time ever in the U.S., thanks to a new Modern Library Edition. Short story master Tessa Hadley has a new collection out, Married […]