Books & Books Presents Algonquin Night

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

1 Comment August 24, 2010 • 1 Comment

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 23, 2010

Read This:A Wild Snail Excerpt

2 Comments August 23, 2010 • 2 Comments

Everyone at Algonquin is excited about the charming little memoir we’re publishing this week, The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating–a true story about how life, even on the smallest scale, can be rewarding. There’s…

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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

11 Comments August 19, 2010 • 11 Comments

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 17, 2010

AN INTERVIEW WITHKathy Pories, Series Editor

8 Comments August 17, 2010 • 8 Comments

Algonquin Books is proud to celebrate a quarter-century’s worth of stellar short stories with the publication of its annual anthology, NEW STORIES FROM THE SOUTH.
Over the course of the week, we’ll be featuring spotlight…

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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 13, 2010

Friday The 13th A Toast To Poe

3 Comments August 13, 2010 • 3 Comments

Happy Friday the 13th! Or is it Unhappy …
Either way, it’s a Friday and it’s a day of note so there must be festivities and there must be a toast. And who better to…

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