The Cake Boss Takes on Our Wicked Plants

October 28, 2009 • 7 Comments On Monday, October 26, our very own Amy Stewart appeared on TLC’s popular new reality show, Cake Boss. Back in July, the Cake Boss team was so inspired by the Brooklyn Botanic Garden “Wicked Plants”…


October 22, 2009

HARD WORK It’s here! It’s here!

No Comments October 22, 2009 • No Comments It's not very often that Algonquin publishes a book with a hard On Sale Date (meaning no one is allowed to sell the book before a certain day). There's something about those orange stickers that…


October 19, 2009

McCorkle Wows at McIntyre’s

1 Comment October 19, 2009 • 1 Comment Last Saturday our beloved author, Jill McCorkle, read at McIntyre’s Fine Books, just one of nearly 40 stops on her current book tour. McIntyre’s is located in Fearrington Village — a cool little community built…


October 13, 2009

My Father’s Paradise — Now Available!

No Comments October 13, 2009 • No Comments My Father’s Paradise: A Son’s Search for His Family’s Past by Ariel Sabar comes out today in paperback and is already available at most bookstores and online booksellers. The paperback is beautifully designed and includes…


October 9, 2009

Happy Anniversary Merge Records — and a giveaway!

23 Comments October 9, 2009 • 23 Comments You scene kids probably already know about Merge Records (the awesome little label that produces some of the biggest indie bands out there–Arcade Fire, Spoon, Magnetic Fields–and just happens to be our “next-door neighbor” in…


October 8, 2009

More Exciting Publicity News for Love, Loss, and What I Wore

No Comments October 8, 2009 • No Comments What’s the latest buzz about the off-Broadway hit sensation Love, Loss, and What I Wore, based on Algonquin’s beloved and bestselling book? As Variety reports, “After setting a house record for advance sales, Nora and…


October 5, 2009

Algonquin Takes Manhattan!

No Comments October 5, 2009 • No Comments Reviews are pouring in for Nora and Delia Ephron’s new star-studded off-Broadway play Love, Loss, and What I Wore, based on Ilene “Gingy” Beckerman’s best-selling memoir of the same name–the book that received rave reviews from USA Today, the…