Water For Wednesdays

September 1, 2010 • No Comments

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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August 30, 2010

NPR’s Scott Simonon The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating

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Elisabeth Tova Bailey, author of The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating (an office favorite), spoke with NPR “Weekend Edition Saturday” host Scott Simon about her illness, her ongoing recovery, and the benefits of slowing…

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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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August 24, 2010

Author Q&A:Elisabeth Tova Bailey

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Yesterday we featured an excerpt from Elisabeth Tova Bailey’s exquisite memoir The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating. Today we have an interview with the snail aficionado herself. The book is about her observations of…

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August 20, 2010

AN INTERVIEW WITH SHANNON RAVENEL

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Today’s bonanza: Amy Hempel’s COLLECTED STORIES; Wells Towers’s EVERYTHING RAVAGED, EVERYTHING BURNED; the 25th anniversary edition of NEW STORIES FROM THE SOUTH; and three Algonquin titles of your choosing. Just leave a comment on our…

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August 19, 2010

AN INTERVIEW WITH AMY HEMPEL

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We’re huge Amy Hempel fans at Algonquin, so we’re especially thrilled that she’s the guest editor of this year’s 25th anniversary edition of NEW STORIES FROM THE SOUTH. To celebrate, today we’re giving away a…

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August 18, 2010

AN INTERVIEW WITH WELLS TOWER

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Today we’ll be giving away a copy of Wells Towers’ Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned along with a copy of New Stories from the South, 2010. To enter, leave a comment here or on our Facebook…

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August 16, 2010

New Stories Week New Stories From The South 2010

4 Comments August 16, 2010 • 4 Comments

On August 17, Algonquin will publish its 25th volume of New Stories from the South, guest edited this year by short story master Amy Hempel. Hempel has selected 25 stories by 24 authors (yes, one…

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August 13, 2010

Arcade Fire Tops Charts–Topples Eminem

11 Comments August 13, 2010 • 11 Comments

THE SUBURBS–the new album from ARCADE FIRE, the Montreal-based, indie-rock sensation–has landed at #1 on Billboard’s Album Chart, beating out Eminem’s “Recovery” and Lady Gaga’s “The Fame.” Total copies sold in the first week? 156,000!…

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August 3, 2010

More From Merge: The New Arcade Fire Album

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Arcade Fire, the indie-rock band that surprised everyone with its meteoric rise, releases its third CD, “The Suburbs,” today. The album is already receiving amazing reviews and attention, like this New York Times feature from…

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