Giveaway Monday: High-flying T-shirt edition

August 27, 2012 • 1 Comment

It’s Monday, time to give you free stuff. And this Monday, we are NOT giving away a book. Oh no, no books here. What do you think we are — a publishing house or something?…


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Lucky 7: Exley

No Comments August 24, 2012 • No Comments

“Sometimes you have to tell the truth about some of the stuff you’ve done so that people will believe you when you tell them the truth about other stuff you haven’t done.” – Miller Le Ray,…


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Lucky 7: The Evil B.B. Chow and Other Stories

No Comments August 23, 2012 • No Comments

“Wildly inventive…enough sex, wit, and brutal honesty to revive interest in the short story.” – Library Journal
As August nears its end and kids trudge back to school, we could all use a bit of Lucky…


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Giveaway Monday: The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving

6 Comments August 20, 2012 • 6 Comments

It’s Monday, which means we’re just a bit more than a week away from the publication of Jonathan Evison’s highly acclaimed and greatly anticipated new novel, The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving. And Monday means we’re…


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Lunchtime Desk Read: All Woman and Springtime

No Comments August 17, 2012 • No Comments

It’s lunchtime. Are you eating at your desk? We all are here at Algonquin HQ in Chapel Hill. And nothing goes better with your sandwich than a side of book. Even better than a pickle…


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Lucky 7: The Frozen Rabbi

No Comments August 16, 2012 • No Comments

Sometime during his restless fifteenth year, Bernie Karp discovered in his parents’ food freezer — a white-enameled Kelvinator humming in its corner of the basement rumpus room — an old man frozen in a block of…


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Lunchtime Website Look: Jonathan Evison

1 Comment August 15, 2012 • 1 Comment

Grab a cold beer with Jonathan Evison as his brand-spankin’-new website goes live today: www.jonathanevison.net

And then you can hop in the van for a ride into Johnny’s brand-spankin’-new novel, The Revised Fundamentals of…


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Lucky 7: Enslaved By Ducks

No Comments August 14, 2012 • No Comments

“Tarte has an ordinary-Joe voice that makes each chapter a true pleasure, while revealing a sophisticated vision of animals and their relationship to humans.” –Publisher’s Weekly
Packed with laughs and heartwarming quirks, this month’s batch…


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Giveaway Monday: Gap Creek

2 Comments August 13, 2012 • 2 Comments

Giveaway Mondays continue with our first paperback giveaway, and oh, what a paperback it is!
Gap Creek
by Robert Morgan
In 2000, Oprah Winfrey selected Gap Creek for her Book Club., Now, a dozen years…


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Booksellers Rock! Megan Sullivan, Harvard Book Store

4 Comments August 8, 2012 • 4 Comments

Name: Megan Sullivan
Bookstore: Harvard Book Store
Title: Head Buyer
Brief Bio: I started working at HBS part time in 1999 while going to graduate school. The bookstore life appealed to me more than the…