Articles by C. Max Magee

December 20, 2013

Wrapping Up A Year in Reading 2013 4

It was fun and now we’re done.

December 10, 2013

New Murakami Coming in August 0

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.

December 2, 2013

A Year in Reading: 2013 2

Another year of living, another year of reading. And, if you’re like us, when you look back, you’ll mark out the year in books.

December 1, 2013

The Millions Top Ten: November 2013 17

A Pulitzer winner graduates to our Hall of Fame.

November 12, 2013

The Millions Top Ten: October 2013 3

Awards season means a huge shake-up for our list, including a new number one.

November 11, 2013

Call Me Twitterer: Literary Twitter’s First Tweets 5

Twitter appears to be here to stay, for a while anyway. And it will remain a pastime for writers looking for book news, inspiration, distraction, literary puns, and every other thing they might want. But it wasn’t always that way. In the not too distant past, the literary lights of Twitter pecked out their first 140 characters and waited to see what Twitter would bring.

November 10, 2013

Millions Staffer Hallberg’s Big Novel, Coming Soon 0

Congratulations to our longtime staff writer and contributing editor Garth Risk Hallberg, whose large first novel, City on Fire, will be published by Alfred A. Knopf.

October 10, 2013

Canadian Short Story Master Alice Munro Wins the Nobel Prize for Literature 5

Alice Munro, called by the Nobel committee “Master of the contemporary short story,” has won the 2013 Nobel Prize for literature. Munro, 82, is the first Canadian to take the prize.

October 7, 2013

The Millions Top Ten: September 2013 2

The Pioneer Detectives lands in the top spot, and three heavy-hitting debuts replace a trio of graduates to the Hall of Fame.

September 25, 2013

2013′s Literary Geniuses 15

The MacArthur grant awards $625,000, “no strings attached” to “talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction.”