Nearly 10 years after it was published in 2011, Madeline Miller’s first novel, The Song of Achilles, is a #1 New York Times Bestseller! Miller’s subsequent #1 New York Times Bestseller, Circe, is also topping the list at #6.
The Song of Achilles was awarded the 2012 Orange Prize for Fiction and was a New York Times Bestseller. Miller was also shortlisted for the 2012 Stonewall Writer of the Year. Circe, was an instant number #1 New York Times bestseller, and won the Indies Choice Best Adult Fiction of the Year Award and the Indies Choice Best Audiobook of the Year Award, as well as being shortlisted for the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction. Circe also won The Red Tentacle Award, an American Library Association Alex Award (adult books of special interest to teen readers), and the 2018 Elle Big Book Award. It is currently being adapted for a series with HBO Max.