When two snailsreally love each other…

July 16, 2010 • No Comments

Baby-mama-drama for senior publicist, Kelly Bowen, and her snails, Snookie and The Situation.
So for those of you who frequent the Algonquin Book blog, you might remember my last post about the new additions to…

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July 14, 2010

Water For Wednesdays

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News from the set!

They’re wrapping the circus set in Piru, CA!
Director Francis Lawrence is keeping fans up to date via his Twitter account, @hibbits. On taking down the Big Top: “Okay… Collapsing our…

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July 12, 2010

Bill Smithand the Honeysuckle Hunt

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Bill Smith has served as chef at Crook’s Corner in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, for more than a decade. His essays have been featured in newspapers and on radio and television, and his recipes have…

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July 12, 2010

Milagro Creek Interview and Excerpt!

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Author of The School of Beauty and Charm and Polite Society, recipient of a Whiting award in fiction in 1995, and creative writing professor at Kennesaw State University, Melanie Sumner is out with her newest…

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July 7, 2010

Water For Wednesdays

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Because the closest I care to get to a circus is Robert Pattinson’s trailer.
Water For Elephants: Movie News
The buzz surrounding the Water For Elephants film has people asking “Wait a minute–can Robert Pattinson…

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July 7, 2010

The Frozen Giveaway

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July 6, 2010

The Ghost Of Milagro Creek – Book Trailer

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Put on your Southwestern-coming-of-age-mystery hat for The Ghost of Milagro Creek by Melanie Sumner. This story of Ignacia Vigil Romero, a full Jacarilla Apache, and the two boys, Mister and Tomás, she raised to adulthood…

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July 6, 2010

The N.Y. Times Loves…

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The New York Times Book Review has only good things to say about Algonquin reads!

The Frozen Rabbi by Steve Stern
The July 3rd issue of The New York Times Book Review gave a full…

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July 2, 2010

A Rose By Any Name

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Today we have a guest post from Algonquin editor Andra Miller.
It was a beautiful spring day in May and our publisher, Elisabeth Scharlatt, hosted a pre-event luncheon at her home in Southport, Connecticut. Author…

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June 30, 2010

June’s Why-I-Love-Books Roundup

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Ah, June. One of the great, transitional months. Spring becomes Summer. The wool coats get packed away. Everybody moves up a grade, except for the graduates, who get ready to move out. And we officially…

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