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The Millions

The Millions
Web address
Available language(s) English
Created by C. Max Magee
Launched 2003;  (2003)

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 has several regular contributors as well as frequent guest appearances by literary notables, including Rosecrans Baldwin, Josh Bazell, Mark Binelli, Charles Bock, Elizabeth Crane, Charles D'Ambrosio, Helen Dewitt, Peter Ho Davies, Junot Díaz, David Ebershoff, Joshua Ferris, Kaye Gibbons, Rob Gifford, Joshua Henkin, Roy Kesey, Sana Krasikov, Benjamin Kunkel, Richard Lange, Nam Le, David Leavitt, Hamilton Leithauser, Elizabeth McCracken, Laura Miller, Lydia Millet, Kyle Minor, Ander Monson, Yannick Murphy, Meghan O'Rourke, Joseph O'Neill, Ed Park, Arthur Phillips, Mark Sarvas, George Saunders, Matthew Sharpe, Jim Shepard, Joan Silber, Rex Sorgatz, Christopher Sorrentino, Peter Straub, Manil Suri, Wells Tower, Bonny Wolf, and John Wray.

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]

Magee also helped create and run tickerspy.

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.”[2]


External links

  • , official site.
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