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Algonquin Authors Pick Their Favorite Books They’ve Read in 2011, Part 2

December 7, 2011 • 1 Comment

Donia Bijan, author of Maman’s Homesick Pie
This was the year of displaced persons.
The Invisible Bridge, by Julie Orringer. The untold story of Hungarian Jews forced to flee as Europe’s tragedy unfolds, renders the…

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Algonquin Talks with Laurie Hertzel, Minneapolis Star-Tribune Book Review Editor

4 Comments September 7, 2011 • 4 Comments

For our latest installment in the Algonquin Talks series, we hear from Laurie Hertzel, book editor for the Minneapolis Star-Tribune and author of News to Me: Adventures of an Accidental Journalist.

Minneapolis is consistently voted…

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Editor and Author: Chuck Adams and Jonathan Evison

6 Comments May 16, 2011 • 6 Comments

Before embarking on any author/editor relationship, I—as the editor—like to get to know the other person at least a little bit. That way I can avoid the true crazies and focus on the merely wildly…

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On Writing: Jonathan Evison and Dan Chaon

7 Comments March 18, 2011 • 7 Comments

Jonathan Evison, author of West of Here, and Dan Chaon, author of Await Your Reply, talk “TAGTLAY,” the writing life, music, and the lighter issues–like the role of the subconscious in creative endeavors and the…

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Sign up for an online chat with Jonathan Evison, author of West of Here

No Comments February 18, 2011 • No Comments

Hey y’all, good news! The awesome folks at The Nervous Breakdown–one of our favorite online lit sites–have opened up their February Book Club chat (taking place at end of this month) with West of Here author…

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Publication Day: West of Here by Jonathan Evison

30 Comments February 14, 2011 • 30 Comments

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Happy February 15th, the Publication Day for one of the most buzzed-about books of 2011: JONATHAN EVISON‘s new book, WEST OF HERE!
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ABOUT THE BOOK: An exciting, innovative, and daring novel about history…

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But Wait, There’s More! Green Apple Books Video

3 Comments February 4, 2011 • 3 Comments

We’re pretty psyched that Green Apple Books has selected Jonathan Evison’s West of Here for the Book of the Month. Be sure to check out their “But wait, there’s more!” video below. In Green Apple‘s…

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Algonquin Night: An Evening with Heidi Durrow

2 Comments January 10, 2011 • 2 Comments

We’re big fans of the Triangle’s newest independent bookstore, Flyleaf Books, conveniently located a mere seven minutes from our office. On more than once lunch break, I’ve slipped out of the office to peruse their…

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Books in 2011: What Are You Looking Forward To Reading?

28 Comments January 7, 2011 • 28 Comments

The Millions, one of our favorite literary blogs, has an excellent post on killer books coming down the pike–“Most Anticipated: The Great 2011 Book Preview.” We now have a ridiculously long list of titles we’re…

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October 7, 2010

Jonathan Evison The Buzz Is Building

4 Comments October 7, 2010 • 4 Comments

We have four exciting Jonathan Evison-related items to share with you today:

1) Behold, the brand-spanking-new website for WEST OF HERE. Isn’t it gorgeous? Bonus points if you can find the Bigfoot Easter egg!

2)…

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