Articles by C. Max Magee
April 30, 2013
New this week: The Woman Upstairs by Claire Messud, A Guide to Being Born by Ramona Ausubel, NOS4A2 by Joe Hill, and three newly translated books from by Icelandic author Sjón: The Blue Fox, The Whispering Muse, and From the Mouth of the Whale. New in paperback is The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers. Bonus […]
April 23, 2013
Tuesday New Release Day: Pollan, Sedaris, Stelter, Currey, Thompson, Stothard, Rutherfurd, Wecker, Riley 0
The headliners this week are on the non-fiction side: Michael Pollan’s Cooked and Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris. Also new in non-fiction: Top of the Morning: Inside the Cutthroat World of Morning TV by the Times’ Brian Stelter and Daily Rituals: How Artists Work by Mason Currey. In fiction: The Humanity Project […]
April 16, 2013
New this week: Clive James’s translation of Dante’s The Divine Comedy, Edward O. Wilson’s Letters to a Young Scientist, Amity & Sorrow by Peggy Riley, and The Carrion Birds by Urban Waite. Bonus Links: You can now subscribe to listings of literary new releases in your feed reader with this RSS feed. Plus, check out […]
April 9, 2013
George Saunders’ short story “Fox 8,” which originally appeared in McSweeney’s 33, is available as of today as a $0.99 ebook.
April 9, 2013
New this week: The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer, Harvard Square by André Aciman, Tapestry of Fortunes by Elizabeth Berg, and Palisades Park by Alan Brennert. Bonus Links: You can now subscribe to listings of literary new releases in your feed reader with this RSS feed. Plus, check out more new release RSS feeds here.
April 2, 2013
New this week: All That Is by James Salter, Life After Life by Kate Atkinson, Woke Up Lonely by Fiona Maazel, The Flamethrowers by Rachel Kushner, The Mermaid of Brooklyn by Amy Shearn, The Odds Against Tomorrow by Nathaniel Rich, and Our Man in Iraq by Robert Perisic. Bonus Links: You can now subscribe to […]
April 1, 2013
Three big books graduate to our Hall of Fame, making room for a trio of newcomers, a pair of new-ish titles and a sci-fi oddity.
March 29, 2013
A winner has been named in The Morning News Tournament of Books. Was it John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars or Adam Johnson’s The Orphan Master’s Son? Go find out!
March 12, 2013
New this week: Middle C by William H. Gass, A Thousand Pardons by Jonathan Dee, and the Letters of William Gaddis. Bonus Links: You can now subscribe to listings of literary new releases in your feed reader with this RSS feed. Plus, check out more new release RSS feeds here.
March 11, 2013
MaddAddam, the third book in Margaret Atwood’s trilogy that began with Oryx and Crake and The Year of the Flood will be out in the U.S. in September. Bonus: the cover of the book’s Australian edition.