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USA Today “Book Buzz” item on the Algonquin Book Club

February 3, 2011 • No Comments

Thanks, USA Today, for writing about the Algonquin Book Club series, featuring Julia Alvarez (In the Time of the Butterflies) with Edwidge Danticat, Sara Gruen (Water for Elephants) with Kathryn Stockett, Heidi Durrow (The Girl Who…

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Water for Elephants: Movie Tie-in Edition

11 Comments January 14, 2011 • 11 Comments

We’re so excited that we can finally reveal the jacket for the movie tie-in edition of Water for Elephants. Gorgeous, isn’t it? The book–available in trade paperback and mass market editions–will be available in bookstores…

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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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December 16, 2010

Water for Elephants: The Movie Trailer

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Ladies and Gentleman! Presenting … the official Water for Elephants trailer! In theaters nationwide on April 22!…

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November 10, 2010

Booksellers Rock! Tom Campbell, The Regulator Bookshop

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Over half of our Chapel Hill office lives in Durham, which is (undeniably) the coolest town in the Triangle. We–the 50% plus of us, that is–are not-so-secretly trying to move our office to downtown Durham.…

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November 2, 2010

Start writing! The first step to getting published

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Today’s feature comes courtesy of the awesome folks at Workman Publishing, who asked National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo) founder Chris Baty to write a guest post for them. We loved it so much we…

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September 1, 2010

Water For Wednesdays

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Even though the movie isn’t set to release until April 15 (which is still 256 days away), fans of Water for Elephants (and Robert Pattinson) cannot wait to see this movie! Filming has wrapped and…

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July 30, 2010

The Best Author Photo:Sara Gruen gets a hug!

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From Shelf Awareness:
Sara Gruen with Tai, the elephant portraying Rosie, on the set of Water for Elephants. Gruen is the author of Water for Elephants (Algonquin) and Ape House, which will be published by…

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July 28, 2010

Water For Wednesdays

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Spotlight on Christoph Waltz
You’ve seen him in Inglourious Basterds–for which he won an Academy Award–and he is soon to appear on the big screen again in The Green Hornet. Right now, though,  Christoph Waltz…

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July 21, 2010

Water For Wednesdays

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News from the set!
What’s 42 years old, 8 feet 8 inches tall, weighs in at 9,000 pounds, and gets to touch Robert Pattinson?

Tai, the adorable Asian elephant, plays Rosie in the film. It’s…

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