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Cat Scratch Fever: Kitty Cornered Soundtrack

June 27, 2012 • 1 Comment

Ten Catterrific Songs
By Bob Tarte
For 20 years I somehow managed to crank out a world music review column for The Beat magazine, and I rarely think about it now without also thinking about…

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Publication day:The Receptionist

2 Comments June 26, 2012 • 2 Comments

Janet Groth lived the Mad Men experience, minding the magazine and the men who created it for The New Yorker. From a lost Woody Allen to a marriage-proposing John Berryman to a still-lost Woody Allen…

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Lucky 7: Still time for $1.99 e-books in June

1 Comment June 25, 2012 • 1 Comment

Cool Summer Reads
June is coming to a close, but don’t worry – there’s still time to get that perfect summer read at the perfect price. You can purchase any of the following e-books for …

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Algonquin Talks: Allan Fallow, Editor

4 Comments June 23, 2012 • 4 Comments

(What We Had Hoped Would Be) A Brief Conversation with Allan Fallow, Book Editor of AARP The Magazine
 
1. You worked as a senior editor at National Geographic Books from 1999 to 2002. What…

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Deal of the Day: Until the Next Time e-book

1 Comment June 21, 2012 • 1 Comment

$1.99 e-book TODAY
Until the Next Time
by Kevin Fox
For Sean Corrigan the past is simply what happened yesterday, until his twenty-first birthday, when he is given a journal left him by his father’s…

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Algonquin Book Club:Watch Tayari Jones and Judy Blume

No Comments June 20, 2012 • No Comments

“Silver Sparrow will break your heart before you even know it. Tayari Jones has written a novel filled with characters I’ll never forget. This is a book I’ll read more than once.” —Judy Blume
Silver…

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Welcome to The Watery Part of the World

No Comments June 19, 2012 • No Comments

Epic in scope and intimate in theme with “a blue-green, underwater feel, a timeless forgetfulness,” (Los Angeles Times), Michael Parker’s The Watery Part of the World weaves an entirely unique tapestry of a story from…

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Tayari Jones & Judy Blume: Remember Your Teenage Self

No Comments June 18, 2012 • No Comments

We all remember our teenage selves. The good, the bad and the misguided fashion choices. It’s the stuff of great novels. Just ask Tayari Jones, author of Silver Sparrow. Or Judy Blume, the author who…

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Father’s Day: Apple Doesn’t Fall Far from the Tree

1 Comment June 17, 2012 • 1 Comment

Today we mark Father’s Day with another essay by William Alexander, author of The $64 Tomato and 52 Loaves. To read Alexander’s previous essay, click here, and don’t miss our Father’s Day gift guide if…

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Father’s Day: The Inheritance of Beer

No Comments June 15, 2012 • No Comments

This week, in honor of Father’s Day, we’re bringing you essays and personal stories focusing on dad.  Today, Craig Popelars, Algonquin’s Director of Marketing, shares thoughts about fatherhood, his father and the beer that bonds…

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