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Man With A Pan, Live and In Person

June 8, 2011 • No Comments

I have to say I’ve never been to a reading at Housing Works that didn’t get me super excited about the book being highlighted. For example, after the New Stories from the South reading in…

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Publication Day: Something for Nothing by David Anthony

35 Comments June 7, 2011 • 35 Comments

When I was ten years old, I had to have minor surgery. As a result, I was forced to spend the summer moping around the house, wearing an insanely large bandage over my right shoulder.…

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BookExpo America: Buzz Books & Photos

2 Comments June 3, 2011 • 2 Comments

Recently we attended the annual BookExpo America trade show, the largest publishing gathering in the country, to promote our current and forthcoming Fall 2011 titles. The reception this year was quite spectacular, and many of…

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BEA 2011 @ BOOTH #4252

3 Comments May 19, 2011 • 3 Comments

Will you be at Book Expo America this year? The Algonquin booth (#4252) will be rocking all week with author appearances and signings, must-grab galley giveaways, and more. Please join us for the following–all events…

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In Pictures: Water for Elephants Screening

1 Comment May 9, 2011 • 1 Comment

April 21, 2011 – The circus came to town
Or at least it seemed like it: The Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth was larger than life on the big screen, here in Chapel…

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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 for…

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What We’re Reading: Alexandra Styron’s Reading My Father

1 Comment April 15, 2011 • 1 Comment

In 2006, when I was an assistant publicist at Random House, I was assigned to publicize the reprinting of Darkness Visible, William Styron’s extraordinarily moving memoir on his depression. I knew many close friends who…

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Writers Read: Creative Writing at UNC Chapel Hill

1 Comment April 7, 2011 • 1 Comment

Last Tuesday, the Algonquin staff had the wonderful opportunity to attend two of our interns’ Honors Fiction Reading held on the University of North Carolina campus. Blog Intern Susannah Long and Editorial Intern Danny Nowell…

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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 Book…

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Tonight! Our first Algonquin Book Club event: Julia Alvarez in conversation with Edwidge Danticat

No Comments March 21, 2011 • No Comments

 
Tonight’s the night! Our first Algonquin Book Club event, featuring Julia Alvarez in conversation with Edwidge Danticat about Alvarez’s beloved classic In the Time of the Butterflies. The event, being held at Books &…

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