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Algonquin’s Lucky 7: Introducing Our Monthly E-book Promo

February 13, 2012 • 5 Comments

AHH, FEBRUARY, THE MONTH OF LOVE!
What better way to commemorate Valentine’s Day than by spreading the love of reading? We asked seven Algonquin authors to choose their favorite Algonquin title ever—a book they have…

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A Blessing on the Moon: Now on Stage!

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Joseph Skibell is no stranger when it comes to accolades and awards. Recently, his novel A Curable Romantic won the prestigious Sami Rohr Choice Award (which comes with a $25,000 grand prize). So how do…

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Algonquin Authors Pick Their Favorite Books of 2011 (Part 1)

1 Comment December 5, 2011 • 1 Comment

Tayari Jones, author of Silver Sparrow
The Love Wife by Gish Jen:  This novel takes us to the heart of the most complicated–and a complicating–American family. It broke my heart and then put it back…

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Publication Day: A Curable Romantic by Joseph Skibell

21 Comments November 1, 2011 • 21 Comments

“I fell in love with Emma Eckstein the moment I saw her from the fourth gallery of the Carl Theater, and this was also the night I met Sigmund Freud.”
So begins Joseph Skibell’s absorbing…

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Joseph Skibell, Guitarist Extraordinaire

No Comments September 2, 2011 • No Comments

Joseph Skibell, author of A Curable Romantic, isn’t just a talented writer–he’s also a virtuoso guitarist.  He recently published an article in The Forward about his week-long seminar at the home of the acclaimed musician…

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Joseph Skibell nominated for the $100K Sami Rohr Prize

12 Comments February 22, 2011 • 12 Comments

When I first read Joseph Skibell’s A Curable Romantic last fall, I knew Algonquin had a winner on its hands. On vacation with my in-laws-to-be, I continuously snuck away to read Joseph’s novel, which ensnared…

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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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Another Late Christmas by Joseph Skibell

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Last week in group therapy, people were complaining about the upcoming holidays. It was the seventh day of Hanukkah – that night, we’d be lighting the menorah for the last night – so I wasn’t…

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September 10, 2010

READ THIS: A BLESSING ON THE MOON

1 Comment September 10, 2010 • 1 Comment

Today is the last day to enter to win A CURABLE ROMANTIC and A BLESSING ON THE MOON–just leave a comment on our Facebook page (or here on our blog if you’re not on Facebook)…

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September 9, 2010

Q & A WITH JOSEPH SKIBELL

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There’s still time to enter to win A CURABLE ROMANTIC and A BLESSING ON THE MOON–just leave a comment on our Facebook page (or here on our blog if you’re not on Facebook) and we’ll…

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