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 to the used…


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Algonquin Staff Picks of 2011

6 Comments December 12, 2011 • 6 Comments 2011 was definitely a banner year for books. For this year’s roundup of our favorites, many of us selected Kevin Wilson’s hilarious and brilliant novel, The Family Fang. (Kevin, come back and visit us soon!)…


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The John Jeremiah Sullivan: An Essential Autumn Cocktail

3 Comments October 28, 2011 • 3 Comments Like most well-adjusted Americans, I can use almost anything to justify wanting a drink. It’s raining? Better have a toddy. It’s hot out? A gin and tonic! Bad days, great days, taxes or a raise—each…