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The Quotable Algonkian, Part I: Having Doubt, Having Faith

February 20, 2014 • 2 Comments

Algonquin authors, a spectacularly talented lot, are also exceptionally generous with their hard-earned advice for writers. The Internet being the time-suck that it is, we gallantly got sucked in on your behalf, rounding up some…

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February 19, 2014 UnthinkableThoughts

John Green Wants You to Read These Books

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Author and vlogger extraordinaire John Green shared “18 Great Books You Probably Haven’t Read” yesterday, including The Unthinkable Thoughts of Jacob Green by Joshua Braff.  He called it a “great coming-of-age novel. Worth the price…

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The Lucky Tour: The Book Table

1 Comment February 15, 2014 • 1 Comment

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

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Inside the Ed Sullivan Theater with Penelope Rowlands

1 Comment February 13, 2014 • 1 Comment

Penelope Rowlands was front and center, quite literally, when the Beatles first arrived in New York. She’s the screaming fan in the middle of this famous New York Times photo on the cover of The…

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The Lucky Tour: Anderson’s Bookshop

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

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February 6, 2014 onthehouse

Writing Advice from Author Drew Perry

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In Drew Perry’s new novel, Kids These Days…, an expectant father is paralyzed by the idea of taking responsibility for another human life when he can’t seem to manage his own. While Perry, the

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Gina Frangello: On Writing A Life in Men

No Comments February 4, 2014 • No Comments

Happy publication day to Gina Frangello for her new book, A Life in Men.  In the novel, a young woman with a terminal disease goes back to Europe to discover what went wrong between her and…

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February Lucky Stars: Black History Month

No Comments February 3, 2014 • No Comments

Take a walk through the history of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. Go inside the Black Panther Party. Integrate a school in Mississippi. See the world through the eyes of young girls…

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The Lucky Tour: Rainy Day Books

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

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What’s Your Favorite Beatles Album?

2 Comments January 31, 2014 • 2 Comments

It’s Fab Friday, our weekly celebration of The Beatles in honor of the upcoming 50th anniversary of their arrival in the United States. Today, we’re asking another of life’s fundamental questions:
What’s your favorite Beatles…

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