Articles by C. Max Magee

November 26, 2012

New Richard Powers Story Available As an eBook 0

National Book Award-Winning author of The Echo Maker Richard Powers has a new story out, “Genie“, as an ebook original.

November 21, 2012

Serial Vonnegut 0

Amazon is putting out seven never before published works from Kurt Vonnegut as a serial ebook called Sucker’s Portfolio.

November 21, 2012

Thank You Millions Readers 0

A word we head into the holiday season: Thank you readers of The Millions for your thoughtful engagement with the site, and especially those of you who have generously supported our efforts. Happy Thanksgiving!

November 21, 2012

2012 Costa Award Finalists Announced 1

The 2012 finalists for the Costa (formerly Whitbread) Book Awards have been anounced. In the “Novel” category, they are Bring up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel, Life! Death! Prizes! by Stephen May, The Heart Broke In by James Meek, and Days of the Bagnold Summer by Joff Winterhart. The Costa site has lists of the […]

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.