Wicked Trailer Amy Stewart, Wicked Bugs

November 15, 2010 • 1 Comment

We bring you this important news bulletin about Amy Stewart’s Wicked Bugs: The Louse That Conquered Napoleon’s Army & other Diabolical Insects (May 2011).

Amy Stewart is also the author of the New York Times…

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November 12, 2010

Booksellers Rock! Erica Eisdorfer, Bull’s Head Bookshop

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Erica Eisdorfer, long-time  manager of the Bull’s Head Bookshop, is the funniest person in the Triangle. Seriously. Just ask anyone who lives here. She’s also a talented writer in her own right–her awesome debut novel,…

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November 11, 2010

Booksellers Rock! Keebe Fitch, McIntyre’s Books

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Pittsboro is technically outside of the Triangle area, but it’s so close and has such distinctive charm that we consider it an honorary member of the area. Many Triangle residents make the short trip to…

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November 10, 2010

Booksellers Rock! Tom Campbell, The Regulator Bookshop

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Over half of our Chapel Hill office lives in Durham, which is (undeniably) the coolest town in the Triangle. We–the 50% plus of us, that is–are not-so-secretly trying to move our office to downtown Durham.…

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November 9, 2010

Booksellers Rock! Nancy Olson, Quail Ridge Books

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Quail Ridge is the major independent bookstore in Raleigh, NC–hometown of David and Amy Sedaris. It was voted the Best Bookstore of the Year by Publishers Weekly about a decade ago, and rightly so–you can’t…

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November 8, 2010

Booksellers Rock! Land Arnold, Flyleaf Books

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The Triangle area of North Carolina—Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill—is famous for a lot of things:  stellar restaurants (three of which made Gourmet‘s most recent Top 50 Restaurants list), musicians (Ben Folds, Ryan Adams, Mitch Easter,…

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November 5, 2010

READ THIS: The Puzzle King Excerpt

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Now in Paperback!

Here’s a memorable tale of two unlikely heroes: the lively, beautiful Flora and her husband, the brooding, studious Simon—two immigrants, both sent to America by their families to find a better life.…

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November 4, 2010

Happy Birthday Katie!

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As you readers out there may know (or will soon learn), we here at Algonquin love birthdays. It’s a chance to break out the cake, dust off our vocal pipes, and most importantly, celebrate ourselves.…

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November 3, 2010

What We’re Reading: Chopin’s Garden

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CHOPIN’S GARDEN by Eleanor Lincoln Morse (Fox Print Books) was given to me by a fellow editor whose librarian gave it to her. And it’s exactly the kind of novel you finish and give to…

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November 2, 2010

Start writing! The first step to getting published

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Today’s feature comes courtesy of the awesome folks at Workman Publishing, who asked National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo) founder Chris Baty to write a guest post for them. We loved it so much we…

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