donna-summer-snapshot.jpg

Summer solstice 1979, Algonquin style

August 2, 2012 • 1 Comment

For Week No. 4 of our SummerTime Warp Again, we’ve hit the quintessential Summer moment. It’s like the Summer solstice, Algonquin Books Blog style. It’s the ultimate Summer song. (Keep reading for your Summer² moment.)…

READ MORE

April 15, 2011 cvr9781416591795_97814165917952.jpg

What We’re Reading: Alexandra Styron’s Reading My Father

1 Comment April 15, 2011 • 1 Comment

In 2006, when I was an assistant publicist at Random House, I was assigned to publicize the reprinting of Darkness Visible, William Styron’s extraordinarily moving memoir on his depression. I knew many close friends who…

READ MORE