Articles by C. Max Magee
August 25, 2013
The Times is reporting that a new film and companion book (Salinger by David Shields and Shane Salerno) “include detailed assertions that Mr. Salinger instructed his estate to publish at least five additional books — some of them entirely new, some extending past work — in a sequence that he intended to begin as early […]
August 5, 2013
Four books graduate to our Hall of Fame, making room for four new arrivals: a “big literary book”, a thriller, and two shorter-form ebooks.
July 31, 2013
Good news folks. The Pioneer Detectives, our new ebook original, is now available on iTunes.
July 29, 2013
With the awarding of the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, the 2012/2013 literary award season is now over, which gives us the opportunity to update our list of prizewinners.
July 15, 2013
The book is an exciting departure for The Millions, moving beyond the purely cultural realm with a work of long-form narrative journalism that explores an outer space mystery and tackles questions of scientific truth.
July 9, 2013
New this week: Visitation Street by Ivy Pochoda, Fin & Lady by Cathleen Schine, and, available for the first time ever as ebooks, Roberto Bolaño’s masterpieces 2666 and The Savage Detectives. There are many, many more anticipated books on offer in our big second-half preview, published this week.
July 2, 2013
What happens when a book you pan becomes a bestseller?
July 2, 2013
New this week: My Education by Susan Choi, Five Star Billionaire by Tash Aw, Loteria by Mario Alberto Zambrano, The Unknowns by Gabriel Roth, and a new edition of a previously hard to come by early collection of stories by John Banville, Long Lankin. Stay tuned for our big second-half preview with many, many more […]
June 25, 2013
Quarry, The final book of Iain M. Banks, who died this month, is now out. Also out: Sisterland by Curtis Sittenfeld, On the Floor by Afric Campbell, and, as an “e-single” spin-off to his bestseller Rules of Civility, Amor Towles is out with Eve in Hollywood.
June 18, 2013
New this week: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman, Carnival by Rawi Hage, In the House upon the Dirt between the Lake and the Woods by Matt Bell, Children of the Jacaranda Tree by Sahar Delijani, the collected letters of Italo Calvino, and the seventh issue of McSweeney’s food mag […]