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‘A’ Book Giveaway: This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance!

July 10, 2015 • 1 Comment

In honor of closing the final page of our ‘A’ Book for #100DaysofAlgonquin on Instagram, we are offering up a chance to win a “real” advance copy of Jonathan Evison‘s new novel, This Is Your Life,…

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May 15, 2015 kurt-pickens

#TwitterFiction with Jonathan Evison

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We spent a good portion of this week following the adventures of Kurt Pickens of Owingsville, Kentucky, on his Alaskan cruise. Oh, that buffet! It was a lovely midday vacay as we set sail with…

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February 5, 2015 revised set

The Revised Fundamentals of Filmmaking

1 Comment February 5, 2015 • 1 Comment

When filming of The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving began in Atlanta last month, Jonathan Evison’s novel joined a distinguished list of Algonquin books adapted to the screen. Larry Brown’s Joe, starring Nicolas Cage, was released…

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The Lucky Tour: Fountain Bookstore

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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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The Lucky Tour: Kramerbooks & afterwords

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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. Join us for the journey……

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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 day…

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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. We took a little…

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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 he stumbles…

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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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