Algonquin Staff Picks of 2011

December 12, 2011 • 6 Comments 2011 was definitely a banner year for books. For this year’s roundup of our favorites, many of us selected Kevin Wilson’s hilarious and brilliant novel, The Family Fang. (Kevin, come back and visit us soon!)…


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Booksellers Rock! Stacie Michelle Williams at Boswell Book Company

10 Comments December 6, 2011 • 10 Comments Name: Stacie Michelle Williams Bookstore: Boswell Book Company Title: We’re still working on one, but I do a lot with author events Brief Bio.: A lifelong bibliophile who taught herself to read by age 5 and self-recorded…


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Booksellers Rock! John Peck, Diesel Bookstore

1 Comment August 2, 2011 • 1 Comment Name: John Peck Bookstore: Diesel, A Bookstore in Oakland Title: Events Coordinator Brief Bio: I believe in good, old-fashioned pursuits: letterpress printing, good honest punk rock, magazines made out of paper, and post-ironic social media-friendly…