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Giveaway and video Tuesday: Guests on Earth

November 17, 2013 • 2 Comments

Watch this mini-documentary about the amazing Lee Smith and how she came to write Guests on Earth, which publishes today. This isn’t a book trailer. It’s worth a midday break to watch. Promise. This is…

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November Lucky Stars: Memoirs

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Powerful, funny, bizarre, honest, and remarkable — you just can’t beat the true stories, can you? For our November Lucky Stars e-books, we’re featuring six titles that are stranger, lovelier, and even more surprising than…

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Time to eat: biscuits, peach jam and Clover

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Homemade biscuits and peach jam. That’s all we can think about today after our friends at Workman’s Blue Plate Special shared this biscuit recipe from Dori Sanders’ Country Cooking, and we grabbed the peach-covered, new…

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The Lucky Tour: Book Passage

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ntrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road for a tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States. Join us for…

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“Celebrate Lee Smith Week” comes to Giveaway Monday

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This year marks the forty-fifth anniversary of Lee Smith’s first novel, The Last Day the Dogbushes Bloomed. Since its publication in 1968, Lee has penned twelve other widely acclaimed novels and four collections of short…

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The Lucky Tour: Diesel, a Bookstore

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Intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road for a tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States. Join us for…

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Furious Cool, graphic-novel style

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Many thanks to Kevin Thomas for this Horn! Review!…

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On the House

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Writers are, first and foremost, readers. Their every sentence bears the mark of the cherished authors who have influenced them. And because many of our readers are also writers, we’ve created “On the House” to…

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Win a beehive hat from Survival Lessons

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“Do those things you always wanted to do but never tried because you thought you would fail,” Alice Hoffman writes in Survival Lessons. One of those things might be knitting. Alice even includes the instructions…

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Congratulations to The Aleppo Codex

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Congratulations, Matti Friedman! His book, The Aleppo Codex, was named a finalist for the 2014 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature.
The award “recognizes the unique role of contemporary writers in the transmission and examination…

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