Algonquin Staff Picks of 2011

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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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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Booksellers Rock! Emily Crowe, Odyssey Bookshop

6 Comments June 15, 2011 • 6 Comments Name: Emily Crowe Bookstore: Odyssey Bookshop Title: Assistant Manager/Buyer/Bookseller/Big Kahuna Brief Bio: I’ve worked several venues in the book world ever since I left grad school, including as a publisher sales rep, at a library,…