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The Lucky Tour: Blue Willow Bookshop

August 13, 2013 • No Comments

Intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road for a tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States. Join us for the journey…
HOUSTON– I finally…

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The Lucky Tour: Malaprop’s Bookstore/Cafe

No Comments June 26, 2013 • No Comments

Intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road for a tour of  (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States. Join us for the…

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Happy Summer (Reading)!

1 Comment June 21, 2013 • 1 Comment

The calendar says June 21 today, so that makes it official: Summer is here! And just as with swimming pools, cool beverages (see below) and biting mosquitos, summer just isn’t summer without those summer reading…

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Lights, Camera, Book Trailers!

1 Comment November 28, 2012 • 1 Comment

Viewer discretion advised: this post has been rated R for reading.  We’ve uploaded several new book trailers on our YouTube channel, and you have a front row seat.  You won’t have to worry about missing…

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From the mouths of booksellers…

1 Comment August 3, 2012 • 1 Comment

We could tell you how excited (very) we are for B.A. Shapiro’s new book, The Art Forger, but we figured we’d let unbiased booksellers do the talking for us. They’re pretty darned excited about The…

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Raking in First Lines of Fall 2012 Quiz

No Comments July 20, 2012 • No Comments

Here are the answers to our First Lines of Fall 2012 Quiz (below). Did you match the right line with the right book? Those who did will be eligible to win free advance copies of…

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First Lines of Fall 2012

1 Comment July 18, 2012 • 1 Comment

Leaves are far from changing color, but it’s already Fall 2012 quiz time at the Algonquin Books Blog! Match these opening lines from six of our new Fall 2012 books with the correct book title,…

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Fall 2012 Algonquin Reader: Stories behind Stories

No Comments July 11, 2012 • No Comments

A forged Degas masterpiece • a mysterious Connecticut mansion • a hysterical and heartbreaking road trip • a sequestered and grieving husband • war and exile in Sri Lanka • the old country and the new world of one family.…

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