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Fall’s First Lines

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We’ve matched up the first lines of our Fall 2014 fiction with the titles from which they come. This handy-dandy guide also serves as the answer key for the Fall’s First Lines quiz in our…

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I Spy: Richard Russo Chats with Brock Clarke

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Pulitzer Prize winning author Richard Russo talks spies, perspective, setting, and striking a balance with Brock Clarke, author of the upcoming novel The Happiest People in the World. “The parallel universe Clarke creates … is…

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October Lucky Stars: League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

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This month for our October Lucky Stars, we present men, men like any other men, only moreso, to paraphrase a fictional man like Rick Blaine. Each of these e-books — just $1.99 apiece throughout the…

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The Books of Summer

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As we head into the unofficial end of summer with Labor Day weekend, we wondered about which books captured our authors’ attention during the dog days.
“My favorite book of the summer was James Salter’s…

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Meet Lin Enger, Bill Roorbach & Brock Clarke

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Here are excerpts from the Algonquin Reader essays by Lin Enger, Bill Roorbach and Brock Clarke:

The High Divide by Lin Enger:  “In 1883 my great-grandfather, a Norwegian immigrant, arrived in Dakota Territory to homestead…

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Algonquin @ BEA

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Giveaway Tuesday: Fall 2014 Galleys

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Galleys, we’ve got galleys. We’ve got lots and lots of galleys.
This is your chance to get your mitts on advance reading copies of our Fall 2014 titles. Get ‘em now. Get ‘em before BEA…

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Lucky 7: Exley

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“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 e-books: A Funny Thing Happened

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A Funny Thing Happened
Some laughs come from the belly and make you gasp for air. Some come as chuckles and a wry smile. We offer up seven books that will make you giggle, tee-hee,…

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Algonquin’s Lucky 7: Introducing Our Monthly E-book Promo

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AHH, FEBRUARY, THE MONTH OF LOVE!
What better way to commemorate Valentine’s Day than by spreading the love of reading? We asked seven Algonquin authors to choose their favorite Algonquin title ever—a book they have…

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