Articles by C. Max Magee

January 15, 2013

Tuesday New Release Day: Wright, Santoro, Black 0

Lawrence Wright’s exposé of Scientology, Going Clear, is out today. Also out are The Boy by Lara Santoro and debut novel The Drowning House by Elizabeth Black. Our recently published Most Anticipated books of 2013 has much more about what’s still to come this year.

January 8, 2013

Tuesday New Release Day: Saunders, Self, Mansbach, Zambra, Hensher, Harrison, Celona, Maltman, Schrank, Ginder, McPherson, Kunzru, Rogan 1

One of the most exciting new books of 2013 hits shelves today: Tenth of December by George Saunders. Also out are Will Self’s Booker shortlisted Umbrella, Rage Is Back by Adam Mansbach, Ways of Going Home by Alejandro Zambra, Scenes from Early Life by Philip Hensher, The River Swimmer: Novellas by Jim Harrison, Y by Marjorie Celona, […]

January 4, 2013

Thomas Pynchon to Publish New Novel 4

Washington Post critic Ron Charles broke the news today that Thomas Pynchon will have a new book out from Penguin this fall called Bleeding Edge. Charles said the news was confirmed by two Penguin employees and that “everything is tentative” at this time.

January 2, 2013

Millions Meta-Data 2012 0

Before we get too far into 2013, let’s take a look at what was keeping readers interested on The Millions in 2012.

January 1, 2013

The Millions Top Ten: December 2012 0

With two graduates to our Hall of Fame, a new number one is crowned.

December 24, 2012

A Cheat Sheet for All You New Kindle (And Other Ereader) Owners 4

For all those readers unwrapping shiny new devices, here are some links to get you going.

December 11, 2012

Tuesday New Release Day: Faulks, Drop Caps 0

New this week are A Possible Life: A Novel in Five Parts by Sebastian Faulks and the first six titles (A through F!) in Penguin’s snazzy new Penguin Drop Caps series.

December 4, 2012

Bookish Postcards from Penguin 1

We’ve already published a pair of great lists of gifts for writers, but I know more than one book lover (ahem) who would be thrilled to get this collection of vintage Penguin book cover postcards.

December 4, 2012

Tuesday New Release Day: Tosches, Saramago, Maurois, Buarque, Light 0

Out today are Me and the Devil by Nick Tosches; Raised from the Ground by Jose Saramago; Climates, a newly translated novel from 1928 by French writer Andre Maurois; Spilt Milk by Brazilian writer Chico Buarque; and Alan Light’s The Holy or the Broken about a Leonard Cohen song that Jeff Buckley made famous.

December 3, 2012

David Foster Wallace’s Last Interview 0

Coming soon from Melville House’s “The Last Interview” series: the last interviews with David Foster Wallace and Jorge Luis Borges.