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Algonquin Talks: Deirdre Donahue

July 25, 2012 • 2 Comments

We talked with USA TODAY book reviewer Deirdre Donahue about reading, writing, authors, books, 50 Shades of Grey, ABBA and so much more…
1. How long have you been working at USA TODAY?
26 years…

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Algonquin Talks with Laurie Hertzel, Minneapolis Star-Tribune Book Review Editor

4 Comments September 7, 2011 • 4 Comments

For our latest installment in the Algonquin Talks series, we hear from Laurie Hertzel, book editor for the Minneapolis Star-Tribune and author of News to Me: Adventures of an Accidental Journalist.

Minneapolis is consistently voted…

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Algonquin Talks with John Searles, Today show Book Critic and Cosmo Editor-at-Large

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How did you, the son of a truck driver, end up becoming an Editor-at-Large for Cosmo? How long have you been working there?
I always dreamed of being a writer. But when I got out…

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Algonquin Talks with Greg Cowles, The New York Times Book Review

1 Comment June 1, 2011 • 1 Comment

In our latest Algonquin Talks feature, we interview Greg Cowles, one of the esteemed preview editors at the New York Times Book Review. Previously, we featured Amy Salit, producer at Fresh Air; Sara Nelson, books…

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November 18, 2010

Algonquin Talks with Sara Nelson, O: The Oprah Magazine

3 Comments November 18, 2010 • 3 Comments

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How long have you been at O: The Oprah Magazine? Oprah and you are totally best buds now, right?
I started in September ’09, so it’s been a little over a year. Oprah and…

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October 25, 2010

Algonquin Talks with Amy Salit, Fresh Air producer

4 Comments October 25, 2010 • 4 Comments

Amy Salit—one of the smartest, hardest working, and funniest producers in the biz—was kind enough to take time out from her busy schedule to talk about her career at Fresh Air, including legendary BEA parties…

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September 27, 2010

Algonquin Talks with Ron Charles, Washington Post Book Critic

6 Comments September 27, 2010 • 6 Comments

Welcome to the first of “Algonquin Talks,” our series of interviews with book reviewers, producers, and bloggers. Ron Charles, the esteemed fiction editor and weekly critic at the Washington Post, is one of the first…

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