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Spring is finally here!

April 19, 2013 • 1 Comment

After months of back and forth weather, spring has finally arrived in Chapel Hill!  All of the trees and flowers are in full bloom.  Layers are being shed for shorts and flip flops.  Except in…

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Giveaway Monday: Good Kings Bad Kings

No Comments April 15, 2013 • No Comments

Today is a beautiful April Monday, complete with green grass, songbirds — and the filing deadline for taxes. If you’re feeling a little strapped today, enter to win a free copy of
Good Kings Bad…

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Lucky 7 for April: Thinking of Mom

No Comments April 9, 2013 • No Comments

From Freudian to sentimental, our thoughts turn to mom this time of year. This month’s collection of Lucky 7 e-books–just $1.99 each through April 30–looks at the complex, comforting, and confounding relationships between mothers and…

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Peter Workman: 1938 – 2013

2 Comments April 8, 2013 • 2 Comments

The spirit and vision of Peter Workman, who has been a great champion of Algonquin Books, live on in our work.

It is with great sadness that Workman Publishing Company announces the death of its…

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Giveaway Week Finale: The Coldest Night

2 Comments April 5, 2013 • 2 Comments

Welcome to the final installment of Algonquin’s Giveaway Week! It’s been a week of wonderful books, but Friday we’re in love with Robert Olmstead’s The Coldest Night.
“It’s extremes that rivet us in Olmstead’s searing…

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Giveaway Week Day 4: The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving

4 Comments April 4, 2013 • 4 Comments

Our Giveaway Week has been one heckuva ride, so it’s the perfect time to Get in the Van with the  paperback edition of…
The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving
by Jonathan Evison
A devastating incident leaves…

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Giveaway Week Day 3: Is This Tomorrow

No Comments April 3, 2013 • No Comments

We’re in a generous mood this week on the Algonquin Blog with our Giveaway Week, which makes it the perfect time to share a new book from one of the most generous authors/people in the…

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Giveaway Week Day 2: What My Mother Gave Me

1 Comment April 2, 2013 • 1 Comment

Put your worries aside, yesterday was no joke.  It really is Giveaway Week here at Algonquin!  We’re continuing the series with a Happy Pub Day giveaway…
What My Mother Gave Me
edited by Elizabeth Benedict…

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Giveaway Week: The Giveaway Monday that Keeps Going

10 Comments April 1, 2013 • 10 Comments

Welcome to Giveaway Week! It’s the Giveaway Monday that just won’t quit. We have a bevy of books going out into the world in the coming days, so we’ll be giving one of them away…

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Giveaway Monday: Life After Life

7 Comments March 25, 2013 • 7 Comments

For her first novel in seventeen years, Jill McCorkle has created a cast of unforgettable characters who face life and death with humor while staying “firmly tethered to Earth and reality,” as Jill told Melissa…

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