Wicked Plants Exhibit at Vander Veer Botanic Garden

November 17, 2009 • 1 Comment

Vander Veer Botanic Garden, in Davenport, Iowa, recently hosted a “Wicked Plants” exhibit, inspired by Amy Stewart‘s book.
Check out the photos!

-Katie…

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November 17, 2009

A Friend of the Family – Read an Excerpt

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There is a lot of buzz surrounding Lauren Grodstein’s new novel, A Friend of the Family, which just released last week. This story of a suburban father’s fall from grace as he struggles to save…

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November 13, 2009

Interview with Tim Crothers

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Tim Crothers, co-author of the New York Times bestseller Hard Work, was kind enough to answer some questions about his latest project.
Algonquin: How did you come to write this book with Coach Williams? Did…

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November 13, 2009

The BIG Giveaway Award Announcement!

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Congratulations to Jamey, Michael, Kathy, Allison and Jennie – each winners of a signed copy of the New York Times bestseller, Hard Work. I’ll send you an email in just a bit to get your…

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November 12, 2009

A Soupy Sales Claim to Fame

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I was flipping through The Independent with an evening cup of coffee this week when I came across an essay by Algonquin Editor-in-Chief, Chuck Adams. Turns out, Chuck was partnered with Soupy Sales on an…

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November 11, 2009

Coach Williams on WUNC

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Coach Roy Williams was on WUNC’s “Morning Edition” yesterday to talk about his new book Hard Work with WUNC reporter Dave DeWitt. The interview also includes conversations with Coach’s son Scott Williams, who talked about…

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November 11, 2009

Honor American Soldiers this Veterans Day

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I honestly love nearly every book that is published by all of the imprints under the Workman umbrella, but Medal of Honor:  Portraits of Valor Beyond the Call of Duty (published by our sister company…

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November 10, 2009

A Few of our Favorite (Office) Things…

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The offices of Algonquin are home to quite a few conversation pieces. Take, for instance, the creepy leprechaun doll that pops up in random places…like perched on your office window sill. Or the paper mache…

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November 9, 2009

Emyl Jenkins’ Algonquin Appraisals

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Welcome to the second installation of Emyl Jenkins’ Algonquin appraisals. The author of the Sterling Glass mysteries, The Big Steal and Stealing with Style, gives us the lowdown on our office treasures. Want in on…

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November 6, 2009

The First Book Signing for Hard Work

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This Tuesday was Coach Williams’ first book signing event for Hard Work; A Life On and Off the Court, hosted by McIntyre’s Fine Books at Fearrington. The event was held in The Barn, the gorgeous…

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