Articles by C. Max Magee
April 2, 2014
After some initial mystery leading up to publication, Michael Lewis’s new book Flash Boys is here and its subject is high-speed trading (sometimes called “high-frequency trading) that uses supercomputers and complex trading algorithms to attempt to generate profits through brute force. Lewis has become the most popular writer on Wall Street, giving readers a look […]
March 13, 2014
The winners of the National Book Critics Circle Award have been announced in New York City.
February 20, 2014
Gridlock atop the list and an unexpected debut.
February 4, 2014
To present literary Twitter in its best possible light, we are returning again to those most widely followed on literary Twitter, but this time, looking at which Tweets got the most favorites, we are highlighting literary Twitter’s best tweets.
January 27, 2014
We are undoubtedly swayed by the little billboard that is the cover of every book we read.
January 4, 2014
Year in Reading takes a new book to the top of our list.
December 24, 2013
For all those readers unwrapping shiny new devices, here are some links to get you going.
December 23, 2013
Before we get into 2014, let’s take a look at what was keeping readers interested on The Millions in 2013.
December 10, 2013
Big news: It looks like Haruki Murakami’s much-anticipated new novel Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and his Years of Pilgrimage finally has a U.S. publication date: August 12, 2014.