Booksellers Rock! Stan Hynds, Northshire Bookstore

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

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

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Caroline Leavitt at McNally Jackson

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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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Win This: Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones

2 Comments January 27, 2011 • 2 Comments

A Silver Sparrow Giveaway!
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Just leave a comment on Tayari’s blog post for a chance to win!

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

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January 25, 2011

Wine and Recipe Pairings

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Wine
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…

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January 25, 2011

Book Club Tip #1

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Have lots of snacks and wine on hand.…

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Publication Day: Pictures of You by Caroline Leavitt

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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.…

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Algonquin Book Club Catalog

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Algonquin Book Club Catalog…

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What We’re Reading: Just Kids by Patti Smith

1 Comment January 20, 2011 • 1 Comment

“Where does it all lead? What will become of us? These were our young questions, and young answers were revealed. It leads to each other. We become ourselves.”—Patti Smith

Patti Smith’s Just Kids is a…

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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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Publication Day: Blind Your Ponies by Stanley Gordon West

2 Comments January 18, 2011 • 2 Comments

Today is the official publication date for Stanley Gordon West’s beloved BLIND YOUR PONIES. Originally a self-published book that sold over 40,000 copies, we’re delighted to be publishing this novel for scores of new readers.…

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