Articles by C. Max Magee

July 10, 2017

Counting Down to the Second-Half Preview 2

The answer to the question you want answered, plus how Millions readers are ensuring we’ll have Previews for years to come.

February 6, 2017

The Millions Membership Drive: Update 0

Late last year, we tried something new: we asked Millions readers for support.

December 30, 2016

The Best of The Millions: 2016 1

Before we get into 2017, let’s take a look at what what readers were most excited about on The Millions in 2016.

November 29, 2016

Now More Than Ever: Support The Millions Today 1

Rather than ask for your support at some future moment, when The Millions is under duress, it has become clear to us that it makes much more sense to ask for your support now, when we are doing well, producing great work, and hopeful about our big plans for the future.

October 13, 2016

Best American Notables at The Millions 0

We’re proud to report that “Beautiful Babies” by our editor Lydia Kiesling and “Summer without End” by Wayne Scott were both named “Notable Essays” in the 2016 edition of The Best American Essays, edited by Jonathan Franzen.

June 20, 2015

James Salter (1925-2015) 0

Writer James Salter died on Friday. We interviewed him in 2012 and he reflected on memory and on his long life as a writer. He said, “Everything you know, nobody else knows, and everything you imagine or see belongs to you alone. What you write comes out of that, both in the trivial and deepest […]

January 19, 2015

2014 National Book Critics Circle Award Finalists Announced 0

As often tends to be the case, the NBCC is offering up what may be the most well-rounded fiction shortlist you’ll find.

January 12, 2015

Judging Books by Their Covers 2015: US Vs. UK 15

We are undoubtedly swayed by the little billboard that is the cover of every book we read.

December 29, 2014

The Best of The Millions: 2014 0

Before we get into 2015, let’s take a look at what was keeping readers interested on The Millions in 2014.

December 1, 2014

A Year in Reading: 2014 6

As we kick off another Year in Reading, please enjoy these riches from some of our favorite writers and thinkers.