Publication Day: West of Here by Jonathan Evison

February 14, 2011 • 30 Comments . Happy February 15th, the Publication Day for one of the most buzzed-about books of 2011: JONATHAN EVISON‘s new book, WEST OF HERE! A.AB ABOUT THE BOOK: An exciting, innovative, and daring novel about history…


February 8, 2011

Publication Day: Paris Was Ours at Idlewild Books

23 Comments February 8, 2011 • 23 Comments To celebrate the publication day of Penelope Rowlands’ fabulous Paris Was Ours, we’re giving away three copies. Just leave a comment here or on our Facebook page to enter. The anthology features essays by David…


February 1, 2011

Caroline Leavitt at McNally Jackson

No Comments February 1, 2011 • No Comments When I started at Algonquin in late June, the entire office was abuzz with excitement for Caroline Leavitt’s novel, Pictures of You. Advance Review Copies  were in unusually short supply and, as they were being…


January 19, 2011

On Writing: Caroline Leavitt and Jennifer Gilmore

1 Comment January 19, 2011 • 1 Comment The lovely and amazing writers Caroline Leavitt (author of Pictures of You) and Jennifer Gilmore (author of Something Red) will read and discuss their latest novels in NYC at McNally Jackson on Tuesday, January 25,…


January 10, 2011

Algonquin Night: An Evening with Heidi Durrow

2 Comments January 10, 2011 • 2 Comments We’re big fans of the Triangle’s newest independent bookstore, Flyleaf Books, conveniently located a mere seven minutes from our office. On more than once lunch break, I’ve slipped out of the office to peruse their…


October 28, 2010

MUDBOUND A convocation and a giveaway

21 Comments October 28, 2010 • 21 Comments What does Hillary Jordan’s debut novel, Mudbound, have in common with the likes of Nickel & Dimed, Freakonomics, The Glass Castle, and Three Cups of Tea? The answer: it’s the 2010 selection for Appalachian State…


September 29, 2010

Hempel. Tower. Pories. Housing Works, 9/24

1 Comment September 29, 2010 • 1 Comment This past Friday, September 24th, at New York City’s Housing Works, guest editor Amy Hempel, series editor Kathy Pories, and contributor Wells Tower gathered together to celebrate Algonquin’s 25th anniversary of NEW STORIES FROM THE…


September 24, 2010

Celebrate 25 years at Housing Works Bookstore tonight!

No Comments September 24, 2010 • No Comments 5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND TONIGHT’S NEW STORIES FROM THE SOUTH READING AT HOUSING WORKS BOOKSTORE . 1. Award-winning author Amy Hempel may bring her dog. . 2. You may get the chance to…


September 14, 2010

Going Away ShoesNow in Paperback

1 Comment September 14, 2010 • 1 Comment Jill McCorkle‘s newest book, Going Away Shoes, is now available in paperback! People magazine gave the hardcover edition 4 stars, calling it “A remarkable collection . . . bold and addictive.” . If you live…


August 25, 2010

Books & Books Presents Algonquin Night

1 Comment August 25, 2010 • 1 Comment Craig Popelars, Algonquin’s Marketing Director, writes about a magical trip to the land of Miami. _______________________________________ STOP, collaborate, and listen, Algonquin’s in Miami with a frontlist edition. Our fiction grabs a hold of you tightly,…