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Father’s Day Gift Guide

June 13, 2012 • No Comments

We’re thinking about dad this week. And in upcoming blog posts, we’ll be sharing essays, personal stories and remembrances of time spent with dad. Dad who always has the answers. Dad who knows all the…

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Algonquin’s Guide to Gift Giving, Winter 2011

1 Comment December 14, 2011 • 1 Comment

I always wait until the last minute to buy Christmas and Chanukah presents for my family. It’s not because shopping slips my mind, or because I forget about the holidays or my family, but mostly…

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Celebrating the Playoffs: Cardboard Gods Giveaway

25 Comments October 17, 2011 • 25 Comments

Here at Algonquin, we like to celebrate the playoffs in true American style: by kicking up our feet, turning on the tube, and belting “My Country ‘Tis of Thee” while eating bacon-wrapped hot dogs and…

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Publication Day: Something for Nothing by David Anthony

35 Comments June 7, 2011 • 35 Comments

When I was ten years old, I had to have minor surgery. As a result, I was forced to spend the summer moping around the house, wearing an insanely large bandage over my right shoulder.…

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Publication Day and Bonus Soundtrack: Cardboard Gods by Josh Wilker

23 Comments March 15, 2011 • 23 Comments

Today we add a new pastime to the list of America’s favorites–apple pie, baseball, singing flight attendants and, now, Josh Wilker’s brilliant memoir, Cardboard Gods.
The 1970s was a decade marked by Vietnam, Watergate, counterculture,…

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