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Lucky 7 for October: All McCorkle, All Month

October 3, 2012 • No Comments

All McCorkle, All Month
Certain writers have helped define Algonquin Books. Jill McCorkle is one of those writers. Her writing’s combination of wit and weight has shaped Algonquin since the publication of her first two…

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Deal of the Day: Until the Next Time e-book

1 Comment June 21, 2012 • 1 Comment

$1.99 e-book TODAY
Until the Next Time
by Kevin Fox
For Sean Corrigan the past is simply what happened yesterday, until his twenty-first birthday, when he is given a journal left him by his father’s…

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Why I Love Books: July Roundup

3 Comments July 28, 2011 • 3 Comments

If there’s one thing I love more than reading books, it’s setting goals. In July I planned to learn palm-reading, make spanikopita, perfect my cartwheel, memorize about 200 dinosaur genera, and read Finnegan’s Wake. Sadly,…

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Algonquin Talks with John Searles, Today show Book Critic and Cosmo Editor-at-Large

No Comments July 25, 2011 • No Comments

How did you, the son of a truck driver, end up becoming an Editor-at-Large for Cosmo? How long have you been working there?
I always dreamed of being a writer. But when I got out…

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On Writing: Amy Stewart and Paul Collins

1 Comment July 12, 2011 • 1 Comment

Amy Stewart and Paul Collins talk belles-lettres, the art of nonfiction, e-publishing, colonial mixed drinks, and cramming for your own interviews. Amy Stewart is the acclaimed author of Wicked Plants, Wicked Bugs, Flower Confidential, and…

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Summer Reading List

70 Comments June 23, 2011 • 70 Comments

It’s no secret that we Algonkians are voracious readers. This summer, we’re excited to dive into a wide variety of books, from the eclectic (The Decameron, Emily Post’s Etiquette, Yakuza Moon) to the wildly popular…

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