Madeline Miller Statistics
Madeline Miller sales statistics
- Madeline Miller has written two Novels; The Song of Achilles and Circe.
- As of July 2022, best selling title The Song of Achilles has sold 2 million copies.
- The book’s sales received a significant boost in 2021 after it was featured in “BookTok”.
- Madeline Miller’s Circe has sold 134,000 copies across all editions.
- Circe went to #3 on the Sunday Times on hardback and Sunday Times top 10 on paperback publication in April 2019.
How many books has Madeline Miller written?
- Madeline Miller has written two Novels to date.
- The first being, The Song of Achilles, published on September 20, 2011, by Ecco Press.
- This novel is set during the Greek Heroic Age, told from the perspective of Patroclus and falls into several different genres, such as fantasy and romance.
- Her second novel, Circe, was released on April 10, 2018, by Little Brown and Company.
- Like her first it’s classified as fantasy, the novel also takes place during the Greek Heroic Age but focuses on the story of Circe.
- The Song of Achilles took her ten years to write.
- Circe is being adapted into an 8-part miniseries.
- Madeline Miller also has numerous other amounts of written work in the fields of Short Fiction, Essays and Reviews.
Madeline Miller books in order
|Title||Published||Page Count||Audio Length|
|Song of Achilles||2011||370||11 hrs 14 mins|
|Circe||2018||353||12 hrs 8 mins|
Essays and Reviews
|Learning to Love Adaptation||2012|
|Writing at Six Miles an Hour||2012|
|Homer, My Hero||2012|
|Wisteria and Sunshine||2012|
|Travelling to Troy||2012|
|Review of The Sweet Girl, by Annabel Lyon||2013|
|Five Great Books Inspired by the Classics||–|
|In Praise of Literary Adaptations||–|
|Review of the Odyssey, Translated by Emily Wilson||2017|
|The Wily Wife||2018|
|From Circe to Clinton||2018|
Who is Madeline Miller?
- Madeline Miller was born in Boston, Massachusetts on July 24, 1978.
- She grew up in New York City and Philadelphia, where she attended Brown University, and earned her BA and MA in Classics.
- Miller has also studied at the University of Chicago’s Committee on Social Thought, and Dramaturgy department at Yale School of Drama.
- Madeline Miller later became a teacher and has taught and tutored Latin, Greek, and Shakespeare to high school students for over fifteen years.
- She currently lives outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Madeline Miller’s work
- Both Of Madeline Miller’s novels have been translated into over 25 languages including Dutch, Mandarin, Japanese, Turkish, Arabic and Greek.
- Many of her essays have also appeared in a number of publications including the Guardian, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Telegraph, Lapham’s Quarterly and NPR.org.
What awards does Madeline Miller have?
- Madeline Miller is one of the richest novelists born in Massachusetts. She also has a position among the list of most popular novelists according to Forbes and Business Insider.
- Her first novel, Song of Achilles was awarded the 2012 Orange Prize for Fiction and was a New York Times Bestseller.
- The Song of Achilles won the Orange Prize for Fiction and the Gaylactic Spectrum Award. The novel has been nominated for several other awards.
- Miller was also shortlisted for the Stonewall Writer of the Year in 2012.
- Her second novel, Circe, was an instant #1 New York Times Bestseller, and won the Indies Choice Best Adult Fiction of the Year Award.
- Circe also won the Indies Choice Best Audiobook of the Year Award, as well as being shortlisted for the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction.
- Her novel also won The Red Tentacle Award, an American Library Association Alex Award and in 2018 the Elle Big Book Award.
- Madeline Miller’s second novel, Circe, is currently being adapted for a series with HBO Max.