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Take The Boss to the Beach

August 23, 2013 • No Comments

As summer winds down and the kids start getting ready to return to school, it’s time for one last weekend getaway. Who better to take with you than The Boss? No, not your supervisor in…

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Father’s Day: The Inheritance of Beer

No Comments June 15, 2012 • No Comments

This week, in honor of Father’s Day, we’re bringing you essays and personal stories focusing on dad.  Today, Craig Popelars, Algonquin’s Director of Marketing, shares thoughts about fatherhood, his father and the beer that bonds…

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In Memory of Lewis “Buddy” Nordan

2 Comments April 23, 2012 • 2 Comments

Lewis “Buddy” Nordan, a beloved Algonquin author whose work includes Music of the Swamp, Wolf Whistle and Boy With a Loaded Gun, passed away on April 13. Today, Marketing Director Craig Popelars shares his memories…

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Lucky 7: Staff Favorites

No Comments March 13, 2012 • No Comments

STAFF FAVORITES
We’ve hand-picked seven titles—four novels, three memoirs—that dazzled, inspired, thrilled, enlightened, and captivated us. Some made us laugh, some made us cry, and some made us do both. We guarantee they’ll do the…

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Brandon Jones at the ABA Winter Institute and ALA Midwinter Conference

1 Comment February 24, 2012 • 1 Comment

On January 18th, my wife, Michi, and I flew to the city of New Orleans to make an appearance at the American Booksellers Association Winter Institute. This was my first time visiting the Big Easy,…

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When The Big Man Joined The Bookshelf

1 Comment June 24, 2011 • 1 Comment

I’m sure that like me you have a bookshelf or two that’s dedicated to those very special books—literary treasures that stand out because they’re signed first editions, personal favorites, rare galleys, or sentimental works that…

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BookExpo America: Buzz Books & Photos

2 Comments June 3, 2011 • 2 Comments

Recently we attended the annual BookExpo America trade show, the largest publishing gathering in the country, to promote our current and forthcoming Fall 2011 titles. The reception this year was quite spectacular, and many of…

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Algonquin Night: An Evening with Heidi Durrow

2 Comments January 10, 2011 • 2 Comments

We’re big fans of the Triangle’s newest independent bookstore, Flyleaf Books, conveniently located a mere seven minutes from our office. On more than once lunch break, I’ve slipped out of the office to peruse their…

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