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Skippy Dies: A Novel (Hardcover)

by Paul Murray

The Millions Top Ten: June 2011 1

A favorite author of The Millions returns to the top ten. Plus two new Hall of Famers!

The Millions Top Ten: May 2011 0

Two debuts (including an e-book original) and a YA bestseller returns.

The Perils of Reading Pregnant 26

People's protective urges extend beyond the body of the mother-to-be, and into her reading life. If literature is clogged with unhappy marriages, it's certainly also darkened with dead babies and the complex melancholy of mothers.

The Millions Top Ten: March 2011 1

Two new debuts and new number one.

The Believer Book Award 0

The Millions Top Ten: February 2011 1

Three debuts and a brand new number one.

The Millions Top Ten: January 2011 2

Goon Squad! Plus two debuts a long time in coming.

Adam Levin's The Instructions and the Cult of the Child 8

Why so much genius? Why now?

2010 National Book Critics Circle Award Finalists Announced 5

The fiction list includes four books that have gotten quite a lot of attention over the last year

The Millions Top Ten: December 2010 1

Year in Reading recommendations storm the Top Ten.

A Year in Reading: Garth Risk Hallberg 2

The number of novelists with a claim to having published major work this year forms a kind of alphabet: Aira, Amis, Bolaño, Boyd, Carey, Cohen, Cunningam, Donoghue...

A Year in Reading: Ed Champion (The 13 Most Underrated Books of 2010) 11

2010 was a great year in books!  This was a hard list to assemble!

A Year in Reading 2010 32

There are many ways to measure a year, but the reader is likely to measure it in books.

The World is, In Short, Teenaged: Paul Murray's Skippy Dies 8

Paul Murray’s Skippy Dies is a soaring ode to teenage dreams, every paradise and nightmare, and far and away the best book I’ve read in years.

Tuesday New Release Day 0

The Booker's Dozen: The 2010 Booker Longlist 10

With the unveiling of the Booker Prize longlist, the 2010 literary Prize season is officially underway. As is typically the case, the list offers a mix of exciting new names, relative unknowns and beloved favorites. Notable names include David Mitchell and Tom McCarthy.