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Algonquin Staff Picks of 2011

December 12, 2011 • 6 Comments

2011 was definitely a banner year for books. For this year’s roundup of our favorites, many of us selected Kevin Wilson’s hilarious and brilliant novel, The Family Fang. (Kevin, come back and visit us soon!)…

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Booksellers Rock! Stacie Michelle Williams at Boswell Book Company

10 Comments December 6, 2011 • 10 Comments

Name: Stacie Michelle Williams
Bookstore: Boswell Book Company
Title: We’re still working on one, but I do a lot with author events
Brief Bio.: A lifelong bibliophile who taught herself to read by age 5…

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Booksellers Rock! John Peck, Diesel Bookstore

1 Comment August 2, 2011 • 1 Comment

Name: John Peck
Bookstore: Diesel, A Bookstore in Oakland
Title: Events Coordinator
Brief Bio: I believe in good, old-fashioned pursuits: letterpress printing, good honest punk rock, magazines made out of paper, and post-ironic social media-friendly…

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