The Millions is an online literary magazine created by C. Max Magee in 2003.[1] It contains articles about literary topics and book reviews.

The Millions
Available inEnglish
Created byC. Max Magee
Websitewww.themillions.com
Launched2003; 17 years ago (2003)

The Millions has several regular contributors as well as frequent guest appearances by literary notables, including Margaret Atwood, John Banville, Elif Batuman, Aimee Bender, Sarah Shun-lien Bynum, Michael Cunningham, Charles D'Ambrosio, Helen DeWitt, Junot Diaz, Emma Donoghue, Geoff Dyer, Jennifer Egan, Deborah Eisenberg, Nathan Englander, Jeffrey Eugenides, Joshua Ferris, Charles Finch, Jonathan Safran Foer, Rivka Galchen, William H. Gass, Keith Gessen, Dana Goodyear, Lauren Groff, Garth Risk Hallberg, Chad Harbach, Hari Kunzru, Jonathan Lethem, Philip Levine, Sam Lipsyte, Fiona Maazel, Ben Marcus, Colum McCann, Elizabeth McCracken, Rick Moody, Sigrid Nunez, Meghan O'Rourke, Susan Orlean, Alex Ross, Marco Roth, George Saunders, David Shields, Lionel Shriver, Zadie Smith, Lorin Stein, and Wells Tower.[2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9]

The name was chosen as a play on Magee's name, Maximilian, and because Magee thought the site would be millions of interesting things.[1]

The Millions posted an open letter to the Swedish Academy in 2011 asking it to "stop the nonsense and give Philip Roth a Nobel Prize for Literature before he dies."[10]

In 2019 The Millions was acquired by Publishers Weekly.[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b http://weblog.blogads.com/2011/01/12/c-max-magee-appealing-to-the-millions-of-book-enthusiasts-since-2003/ C. Max Magee: Appealing to the millions of book enthusiasts since 2003, January 11, 2011
  2. ^ "A Year in Reading 2012". The Millions. Retrieved 2016-06-25.
  3. ^ "A Year in Reading 2011". The Millions. Retrieved 2016-06-25.
  4. ^ "A Year in Reading 2010". The Millions. Retrieved 2016-06-25.
  5. ^ "A Year in Reading 2009". The Millions. Retrieved 2016-06-25.
  6. ^ "A Year in Reading 2008". The Millions. Retrieved 2016-06-25.
  7. ^ "A Year in Reading 2007". The Millions. 2011-12-16. Retrieved 2016-06-25.
  8. ^ "A Year in Reading: Recap". The Millions. 2011-12-16. Retrieved 2016-06-25.
  9. ^ "Maazel, Fiona". The Millions. Retrieved 2016-06-25.
  10. ^ "Nobel for Literature to Be Awarded Thursday, October 3, 2011". The New York Times Artsbeat. October 3, 2011.
  11. ^ Rosenfield, Kat (2019-01-09). "The Millions Will Live on, But the Indie Book Blog Is Dead". Vulture. Retrieved 2020-01-05.

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