Lucky 7: John Gardner

November 27, 2012 • No Comments John Gardner’s legendary life could have been the stuff of fiction, but it was true, all true. He perfected the now-almost-forgotten art of being a bad boy author. And Barry Silesky’s biography — John Gardner,…


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Lucky 7 for November: The Stories behind the Stories

No Comments November 1, 2012 • No Comments The Stories behind the Stories Meet the people behind the icons, find the facts behind the legends, and discover forgotten stories you should know. These true tales turn out to be even more fascinating than…


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Summer solstice 1979, Algonquin style

1 Comment August 2, 2012 • 1 Comment For Week No. 4 of our SummerTime Warp Again, we’ve hit the quintessential Summer moment. It’s like the Summer solstice, Algonquin Books Blog style. It’s the ultimate Summer song. (Keep reading for your Summer² moment.)…