Articles by C. Max Magee

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 16

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.”

September 12, 2013

The Pioneer Detectives in San Francisco 0

The Pioneer Detectives is coming to San Francisco! Join author Konstantin Kakaes and Gelf Magazine editor David Goldenberg at The Knockout in the Mission, Tuesday, September 17 at 6.30.

September 10, 2013

The Pioneer Detectives on NOOK 0

Good news NOOK readers: The Pioneer Detectives is now available on the NOOK.

September 10, 2013

Famous Names and Newcomers on the 2013 Booker Shortlist (With Excerpts) 7

Four women make a shortlist that mixes big names and newcomers.