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Giveaway Week Day 2: What My Mother Gave Me

April 2, 2013 • 1 Comment

Put your worries aside, yesterday was no joke.  It really is Giveaway Week here at Algonquin!  We’re continuing the series with a Happy Pub Day giveaway…
What My Mother Gave Me
edited by Elizabeth Benedict…

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Giveaway Week: The Giveaway Monday that Keeps Going

10 Comments April 1, 2013 • 10 Comments

Welcome to Giveaway Week! It’s the Giveaway Monday that just won’t quit. We have a bevy of books going out into the world in the coming days, so we’ll be giving one of them away…

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Giveaway Monday: Life After Life

7 Comments March 25, 2013 • 7 Comments

For her first novel in seventeen years, Jill McCorkle has created a cast of unforgettable characters who face life and death with humor while staying “firmly tethered to Earth and reality,” as Jill told Melissa…

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“Grovel Well” and More Wisdom from Chuck Adams

1 Comment March 21, 2013 • 1 Comment

The amazing Chuck Adams accepted the Editor’s Award at Poet & Writers’ In Celebration of Writers dinner earlier this week in New York City.  He says he’s not a writer, but we feel certain you…

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Cocktail Hour Giveaway: The Drunken Botanist

6 Comments March 19, 2013 • 6 Comments

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Chuck Adams – editor par excellence

2 Comments March 18, 2013 • 2 Comments

Congratulations to our very own Chuck Adams, who is being honored tonight with the Editor’s Award at Poets & Writers’ annual dinner, In Celebration of Writers!
Despite Chuck’s protests otherwise, there isn’t a more deserving…

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A Real Page-Turner, served over ice

No Comments March 13, 2013 • No Comments

What’s one of benefits of publishing a book called The Drunken Botanist? A care package of liquor from the author, of course. (Liquor care packages are the very best kind of care packages.)
A box…

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Batter up: Baseball Greats in Our Books

No Comments March 12, 2013 • No Comments

Spring training is underway, springing anew with the lore and legend of baseball.  As James Earl Jones’ Terrence Mann says in the movie, Field of Dreams, “It reminds us of all that once was good,…

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Giveaway Monday: A Wedding in Haiti

No Comments March 11, 2013 • No Comments

Travel beyond borders and between families with Julia Alvarez, as she journeys to the title event, a wedding in Haiti, and so much further. It is a journey beyond culture and country and into the…

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Happy World Book Day Giveaway!

6 Comments March 7, 2013 • 6 Comments

In honor of World Book Day, we’re giving away a copy of My Bookstore from our friends at Black Dog & Leventhal. It’s a book of essays about bookstores written by the authors who wrote…

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