New in Paperback

July 7, 2015 • No Comments   The Remedy for Love by Bill Roorbach: “A page-turner, a love story and a vivid drama of man (and woman) against the elements . . . A great read by a wonderful writer.” —Newsday

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Giveaway: The Happiest People in the World Paperback

1 Comment June 28, 2015 • 1 Comment Take the format of a spy thriller, shape it around real-life incidents involving international terrorism, leaven it with dark, dry humor, toss in a love rectangle, give everybody a gun, and let everything play out…


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National Iced Tea Day & Porch-Perfect Paperbacks

No Comments June 10, 2015 • No Comments Today is National Iced Tea Day, of course. This being the South, we have plenty of cool, refreshing iced tea — make that, sweet tea — in our office. But on a sunny, sweltering day…


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Jacket Design: The Happiest People in the World

1 Comment November 14, 2014 • 1 Comment Readers often wonder about the behind-the-scenes aspects of book publishing, and jacket design can seem especially mysterious. Today, Creative Director Anne Winslow explains the creative process behind the jacket for Brock Clarke’s  The Happiest People…


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Fall’s First Lines

No Comments October 27, 2014 • No Comments 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

1 Comment October 16, 2014 • 1 Comment 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

No Comments October 14, 2014 • No Comments 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

No Comments August 28, 2014 • No Comments 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

No Comments May 27, 2014 • No Comments 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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