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Booksellers Rock! Steven Salardino, Skylight Books

March 26, 2012 • 4 Comments

Name: Steven Salardino
Bookstore: Skylight Books
Title: Manager
Brief Bio: Southern California boy, junior high school heavy metal kid turned long hair punk. Educated by Doonesbury comics, Steve Martin LPs, and Woody Allen movies. Skateboarding…

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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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What We’re Reading: Just Kids by Patti Smith

1 Comment January 20, 2011 • 1 Comment

“Where does it all lead? What will become of us? These were our young questions, and young answers were revealed. It leads to each other. We become ourselves.”—Patti Smith

Patti Smith’s Just Kids is a…

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December 10, 2010

Algonquin Picks: Our Favorite Reads of 2010

No Comments December 10, 2010 • No Comments

It’s no secret that we’re all big readers at Algonquin–and not just of our own titles. Although my mother told me never to play favorites, at the end of each year, while trimming the tree…

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November 30, 2010

Why I Love Books November Roundup

No Comments November 30, 2010 • No Comments

I would like to make a motion to take “November” and rename it “Yesvember”. An entire month beginning with the word “no” acts as a subliminal discouragement. It’s bad for morale. If we cannot agree…

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