Silver Sparrow Giveaway. And the Winners Are …

February 7, 2011 • 1 Comment

Back in late January we announced that Algonquin author Tayari Jones was giving away three Advance Review Copies of her forthcoming novel, Silver Sparrow (publishing in late May). Over 200 people entered! Tayari, being the…


February 4, 2011 78651973.jpg

But Wait, There’s More! Green Apple Books Video

3 Comments February 4, 2011 • 3 Comments

We’re pretty psyched that Green Apple Books has selected Jonathan Evison’s West of Here for the Book of the Month. Be sure to check out their “But wait, there’s more!” video below. In Green Apple‘s…


February 3, 2011 Alvarez_Butterflies_3D_small1.jpg

USA Today “Book Buzz” item on the Algonquin Book Club

No Comments February 3, 2011 • No Comments

Thanks, USA Today, for writing about the Algonquin Book Club series, featuring Julia Alvarez (In the Time of the Butterflies) with Edwidge Danticat, Sara Gruen (Water for Elephants) with Kathryn Stockett, Heidi Durrow (The Girl…


February 2, 2011

Booksellers Rock! Stan Hynds, Northshire Bookstore

1 Comment February 2, 2011 • 1 Comment

What books recently rocked my world:
The Anthologist, by Nicholson Baker
Year of Our Lord, by T. R. Pearson and Langdon Clay

Best damn event(s) we’ve hosted: In 2003, after Laura Bush canceled a…


February 1, 2011 carolinereading.jpg

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…


January 27, 2011 tumblr_lceiktleH81qcxc11o1_500.jpg

Win This: Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones

2 Comments January 27, 2011 • 2 Comments

A Silver Sparrow Giveaway!

Just leave a comment on Tayari’s blog post for a chance to win!

Do you want a copy of my new novel?
If you do, you’re in luck. My…


January 25, 2011

Wine and Recipe Pairings

Comments are disabled January 25, 2011 • Comments are disabled

Our friends at The Wine Trials have generously agreed to match Algonquin Book Club titles with distinctive bottles of wine. Pretty swell of them, eh? Their suggested pairing for In the Time of the…


January 25, 2011

Book Club Tip #1

Comments are disabled January 25, 2011 • Comments are disabled

Have lots of snacks and wine on hand.…


January 25, 2011 pictures-of-you.jpg

Publication Day: Pictures of You by Caroline Leavitt

5 Comments January 25, 2011 • 5 Comments

Today is the official publication day for Pictures of You by Caroline Leavitt–and to celebrate, we’re giving away two copies. Just leave a comment on our blog here or on our Facebook page to enter.…


January 20, 2011 Pages-from-ABC_Bookclub_Catalogue_final2.jpg

Algonquin Book Club Catalog

Comments are disabled January 20, 2011 • Comments are disabled

Algonquin Book Club Catalog…