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The Lucky Tour: Taylor Books

March 29, 2014 • No Comments

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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Father’s Day Gift Guide

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We’re thinking about dad this week. And in upcoming blog posts, we’ll be sharing essays, personal stories and remembrances of time spent with dad. Dad who always has the answers. Dad who knows all the…

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Back in print: Big Fish by Daniel Wallace

2 Comments April 19, 2012 • 2 Comments

In 1998, I was studying the marine ecosystem at Venable Elementary School and my favorite books were The Boxcar Children and The Little House on the Prairie.  Not only did I dress up as Laura…

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Orange County Literacy Council: Writers for Readers Book and Author Luncheon

No Comments February 15, 2012 • No Comments

If you love good books and live in or near Orange County, the only place to be on February 20th is the Orange County Literacy Council’s 5th Annual Writers for Readers Book and Author Luncheon.…

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In Pictures: Water for Elephants Screening

1 Comment May 9, 2011 • 1 Comment

April 21, 2011 – The circus came to town
Or at least it seemed like it: The Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth was larger than life on the big screen, here in Chapel…

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Writers Read: Creative Writing at UNC Chapel Hill

1 Comment April 7, 2011 • 1 Comment

Last Tuesday, the Algonquin staff had the wonderful opportunity to attend two of our interns’ Honors Fiction Reading held on the University of North Carolina campus. Blog Intern Susannah Long and Editorial Intern Danny Nowell…

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November 8, 2010

Booksellers Rock! Land Arnold, Flyleaf Books

2 Comments November 8, 2010 • 2 Comments

The Triangle area of North Carolina—Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill—is famous for a lot of things:  stellar restaurants (three of which made Gourmet‘s most recent Top 50 Restaurants list), musicians (Ben Folds, Ryan Adams, Mitch Easter,…

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