Short Story Pick of the Month

October 22, 2010 • No Comments

Danielle Evans‘s debut story collection, Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self, received tons of critical acclaim when it was published just a couple months ago–from the New York Times, People, O: The Oprah Magazine,…

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October 12, 2010

READ THIS: Missing Lucile Excerpt

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Every family has a ghost. There’s the aunt we don’t talk about, the cousin who disappeared, and where DID your sister get her flaming red hair, anyway? The need to know where we come from,…

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September 28, 2010

Short Story Pick of the Month

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What begins as a fantastical story of a small Southern town’s populace living in trees after a devastating flood becomes a serious and sensitive portrayal of a strained marriage told through the eyes of thirteen-year-old…

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September 23, 2010

Read This: Nothing Left To Burn Excerpt

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Jay Varner is on fire this week! (Sorry, we couldn’t resist … )
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Appearing at trade shows from New Jersey to Florida, being interviewed by the likes of Entertainment Weekly, The Nervous Breakdown, and…

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September 14, 2010

Going Away ShoesNow in Paperback

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Jill McCorkle‘s newest book, Going Away Shoes, is now available in paperback! People magazine gave the hardcover edition 4 stars, calling it “A remarkable collection . . . bold and addictive.”
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If you live…

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September 7, 2010

Read This: A Curable Romantic Excerpt

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Happy Skibell Week! Comment on our Facebook page (or here if you don’t have a Facebook account) to be entered in a drawing to win a copy of Joseph Skibell’s new novel, A Curable Romantic,…

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September 3, 2010

A Labor Day Drink That Packs a Punch!

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Why do we celebrate Labor Day? Is it because 200 hundred years ago, President Cleveland was feeling a tad sheepish about that whole Pullman-Strike debacle? Possibly. But I think it serves a grander purpose. It’s…

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August 27, 2010

Love And Drinks With Hammett and Hellman

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I feel like I’ve been having a lot of conversations about love lately–or rather, the nature of relationships. And I’ve come to the following conclusion: The very person you pine for, swoon over, and generally…

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August 23, 2010

Read This:A Wild Snail Excerpt

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Everyone at Algonquin is excited about the charming little memoir we’re publishing this week, The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating–a true story about how life, even on the smallest scale, can be rewarding. There’s…

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August 13, 2010

Friday The 13th A Toast To Poe

3 Comments August 13, 2010 • 3 Comments

Happy Friday the 13th! Or is it Unhappy …
Either way, it’s a Friday and it’s a day of note so there must be festivities and there must be a toast. And who better to…

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