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Publication Day: Paris Was Ours at Idlewild Books

February 8, 2011 • 23 Comments

To celebrate the publication day of Penelope Rowlands’ fabulous Paris Was Ours, we’re giving away three copies. Just leave a comment here or on our Facebook page to enter. The anthology features essays by David…

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Caroline Leavitt at McNally Jackson

No Comments February 1, 2011 • No Comments

When I started at Algonquin in late June, the entire office was abuzz with excitement for Caroline Leavitt’s novel, Pictures of You. Advance Review Copies  were in unusually short supply and, as they were being…

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On Writing: Caroline Leavitt and Jennifer Gilmore

1 Comment January 19, 2011 • 1 Comment

The lovely and amazing writers Caroline Leavitt (author of Pictures of You) and Jennifer Gilmore (author of Something Red) will read and discuss their latest novels in NYC at McNally Jackson on Tuesday, January 25,…

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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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October 28, 2010

MUDBOUND A convocation and a giveaway

21 Comments October 28, 2010 • 21 Comments

What does Hillary Jordan’s debut novel, Mudbound, have in common with the likes of Nickel & Dimed, Freakonomics, The Glass Castle, and Three Cups of Tea? The answer: it’s the 2010 selection for Appalachian State…

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September 29, 2010

Hempel. Tower. Pories. Housing Works, 9/24

1 Comment September 29, 2010 • 1 Comment

This past Friday, September 24th, at New York City’s Housing Works, guest editor Amy Hempel, series editor Kathy Pories, and contributor Wells Tower gathered together to celebrate Algonquin’s 25th anniversary of NEW STORIES FROM THE…

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September 24, 2010

Celebrate 25 years at Housing Works Bookstore tonight!

No Comments September 24, 2010 • No Comments

5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND TONIGHT’S NEW STORIES FROM THE SOUTH READING AT HOUSING WORKS BOOKSTORE
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1. Award-winning author Amy Hempel may bring her dog.
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2. You may get the chance to…

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September 14, 2010

Going Away ShoesNow in Paperback

1 Comment September 14, 2010 • 1 Comment

Jill McCorkle‘s newest book, Going Away Shoes, is now available in paperback! People magazine gave the hardcover edition 4 stars, calling it “A remarkable collection . . . bold and addictive.”
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If you live…

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August 25, 2010

Books & Books Presents Algonquin Night

1 Comment August 25, 2010 • 1 Comment

Craig Popelars, Algonquin’s Marketing Director,
writes about a magical trip to the land of Miami.
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STOP, collaborate, and listen,
Algonquin’s in Miami with a frontlist edition.
Our fiction grabs a hold of you tightly,…

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July 23, 2010

Melanie Sumner:The Great Book Launch

No Comments July 23, 2010 • No Comments

The Ghost of Milagro Creek by Melanie Sumner, out this month, is fast becoming a favorite of the summer. Set in a bario of Taos, New Mexico, the story has all the ingredients of an…

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