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Publication Day:Heading Out to Wonderful

June 12, 2012 • 2 Comments

“It’s okay to head out for wonderful, but on your way to wonderful you’re going to have to pass through all right. And when you get to all right, take a good look around and…

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Algonquin Staff Picks of 2011

6 Comments 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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Martha Southgate on CNN

No Comments August 12, 2011 • No Comments

Martha Southgate, author of THE TASTE OF SALT, now available in bookstores, was on CNN yesterday to discuss her Entertainment Weeekly article on The Help. See the video below. You can read an excerpt from…

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The Truth about the Civil Rights Era: Martha Southgate on The Help

24 Comments August 8, 2011 • 24 Comments

The current issue of Entertainment Weekly (August 12) has a wonderful cover story on The Help, the blockbuster book that was made into a movie, opening soon. As part of the photo-heavy spread, Entertainment Weekly…

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Summer Reading List

70 Comments June 23, 2011 • 70 Comments

It’s no secret that we Algonkians are voracious readers. This summer, we’re excited to dive into a wide variety of books, from the eclectic (The Decameron, Emily Post’s Etiquette, Yakuza Moon) to the wildly popular…

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Giveaway & Event Countdown: Algonquin Book Club with Sara Gruen and Kathryn Stockett

62 Comments April 18, 2011 • 62 Comments

Just 8 more days…
We’re counting down to April 26th, 7:00 pm EST and our next Algonquin Book Club event! Kathryn Stockett, author of The Help, will interview Sara Gruen about her international bestseller, Water…

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Water for Elephants Book Club: Recipes, Movie Clips, & a Deluxe Giveaway

23 Comments April 11, 2011 • 23 Comments

In exactly two weeks from today (!), Sara Gruen and Kathryn Stockett (author of the amazing debut novel The Help) will discuss Water for Elephants in front of a live audience, which will be simultaneously…

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Algonquin Book Club event: Sara Gruen in conversation with Kathryn Stockett

42 Comments April 4, 2011 • 42 Comments

Join us April 26th, 7:00 pm EST for our next Algonquin Book Club event! Kathryn Stockett, author of The Help, will interview Sara Gruen about her international bestseller, Water for Elephants. As with all Algonquin…

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Water for Elephants: Movie Tie-in Edition

11 Comments January 14, 2011 • 11 Comments

We’re so excited that we can finally reveal the jacket for the movie tie-in edition of Water for Elephants. Gorgeous, isn’t it? The book–available in trade paperback and mass market editions–will be available in bookstores…

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December 10, 2010

Algonquin Picks: Our Favorite Reads of 2010

No Comments December 10, 2010 • No Comments

It’s no secret that we’re all big readers at Algonquin–and not just of our own titles. Although my mother told me never to play favorites, at the end of each year, while trimming the tree…

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