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The Lucky Tour: Kramerbooks & afterwords

April 12, 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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Booksellers Rock! Nicole Magistro, The Bookworm of Edwards

3 Comments March 3, 2014 • 3 Comments

Name: Nicole Magistro
Job title: Owner, book buyer
Bookstore: The Bookworm of Edwards
Brief Bio: After spending way too much money on an education to become a writer (Northwestern University), Nicole had to get a…

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Back to The Lucky Tour: King’s English Bookshop

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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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December Lucky Stars – Week 4: Recent Favorites

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The Third Son by Julie Wu: In the middle of a terrifying air raid in Japanese-occupied Taiwan, Saburo, the least favored son of a Taiwanese politician, runs through a peach forest for cover. It’s there…

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The Lucky Tour: City Lights Bookstore

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“Our Beats section upstairs is definitely the biggest draw. Customers don’t necessarily head up there first, but they always seem to make it there eventually.”

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Giveaway Week Day 4: The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving

4 Comments April 4, 2013 • 4 Comments

Our Giveaway Week has been one heckuva ride, so it’s the perfect time to Get in the Van with the  paperback edition of…
The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving
by Jonathan Evison
A devastating incident leaves…

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Mood Music: A Valentine’s Music Sampler

1 Comment February 14, 2013 • 1 Comment

 
Algonquin is bringing sexy back this Valentine’s Day. Here is suggested mood music for “rounding the bases” — yes, those bases—from some of Algonquin’s authors. (We’ve finally answered the question, “Who wrote the book…

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Lights, Camera, Book Trailers!

1 Comment November 28, 2012 • 1 Comment

Viewer discretion advised: this post has been rated R for reading.  We’ve uploaded several new book trailers on our YouTube channel, and you have a front row seat.  You won’t have to worry about missing…

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Booksellers Rock! Gerry Donaghy, Powell’s

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Name: Gerry Donaghy
Bookstore: Powell’s City of Books
Title: New Book Purchasing Supervisor
Brief Bio: I was born in Philadelphia in the late 60’s, graduated from Reed College, and have worked at Powell’s for over…

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Friday’s Revised Desk Read

1 Comment September 14, 2012 • 1 Comment

So much praise, so much love for The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving this week, that we just had to pull the book out for our Friday Desk Read:
•Amazon features Jonathan Evison – “Ken Kesey’s…

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