Articles by C. Max Magee

November 20, 2012

Langewiesche on the Chilean Miners 0

The Outlaw Sea author William Langewiesche has a new ebook out in the “Single” format, Finding the Devil: Darkness, Light, and the Untold Story of the Chilean Mine Disaster, about the 2010 disaster that left 33 miners trapped for nearly two months.

November 20, 2012

Tuesday New Release Day: Mitchell, Hadley 0

It’s a quiet week for new books. David Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas, which famously became a blockbuster bestseller after being released as a paperback original, is now available in hardcover for the first time ever in the U.S., thanks to a new Modern Library Edition. Short story master Tessa Hadley has a new collection out, Married […]

November 15, 2012

New from Alexandra Fuller 0

Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight author Alexandra Fuller has a new memoir out in a shorter ebook format, Falling: The Story of a Marriage

November 13, 2012

Digging into the 2013 IMPAC Longlist 1

Because of the IMPAC award’s global reach and egalitarian process, it’s always interesting to dig deeper into the longlist.

November 13, 2012

Tuesday New Release Day; McEwan, Munro, Bolaño, Tóibín, Solomon, Bookshelf, Jefferson, Glück, Peach, Rain, Hansen 1

Some heavy hitters out this week: Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan; Dear Life, Alice Munro’s latest collection; Woes of the True Policeman by Roberto Bolaño; The Testament of Mary by Colm Tóibín; and Far From the Tree, Andrew Solomon’s massive follow-up to The Noonday Demon. Also out are My Ideal Bookshelf, in which figures from […]

November 12, 2012

Amazon Releases Its Best 100 Books of 2012 0

Amazon is kicking off the year-end deluge of lists with its 100 best books of 2012.

November 12, 2012

New Khaled Hosseini Novel Coming in May 0

This just in: Khaled Hosseini, author of mega-bestseller The Kite Runner will have a new novel out in May, And the Mountains Echoed.

November 9, 2012

The Millions Top Ten: October 2012 0

In our hurricane-delayed Top Ten, an anthology debuts, and one of the fall’s big books leapfrogs the rest.

November 6, 2012

Tuesday New Release Day: Wallace, Kingsolver, Schutt, Millet, Kramer, Wagman, Gillespie, Pullman, Sacks, Jackson 0

There are plenty of new books to this week to fill that post-election void: Both Flesh and Not: Essays, a posthumously published collection from David Foster Wallace; Barbara Kingsolver’s Flight Behavior; Prosperous Friends by Christine Schutt; Magnificence by Lydia Millet; and These Things Happen, a debut by longtime TV writer Richard Kramer. From the indies, […]

October 30, 2012

Tuesday New Release Day: Vonnegut, Russo, Wood, Springsteen, Donoghue 0

Even as much of the Eastern U.S. is lashed by a massive storm, we have new books this week, skewing mostly to non-fiction, including Kurt Vonnegut’s collected letters, Richard Russo’s memoir Elsewhere, James Wood’s collection of essays The Fun Stuff, and Peter Carlin’s authorized biography of Bruce Springsteen. On the fiction side is Emma Donoghue’s […]