Ask Dr. Bleedingheart

No Comments Dear Dr. Bleedingheart, I have recently adopted some pet snails.  Now they are having snail babies! The soil in the terrarium has little tiny bugs in it; I think they might have come from a…

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Author Q&A: Heather Lende

No Comments No Comments Heather Lende is many things: wife, mother, obit writer, Alaska spokesperson, radio personality, all-around-inspiration, and author of If You Lived Here, I’d Know Your Name. Now she’s back with a new memoir, Take Good Care…

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Author Q&A: Jim Dodson

1 Comment 1 Comment Jim Dodson‘s beautiful golf memoir, A Son of the Game: A Story of Golf and Fatherhood, won the International Golf Network Book of the Year award. To celebrate the paperback publication this month, we’ve conducted…

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Earth Day: The Nature We Love!

4 Comments 4 Comments Happy Earth Day! To celebrate, we have a guest post from Kelly Bowen, senior publicist at Algonquin. Her earthy topic? SNAILS! I recently joined the Algonquin team, moving from NYC to Chapel Hill. I knew…

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Robert Goolrick reading from A Reliable Wife

No Comments No Comments Robert Goolrick’s novel A Reliable Wife has been at the top of The New York Times bestseller list since it was released in early January. If you haven’t had a chance to see the author…

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Bill Smith: Taking It On The Road

No Comments No Comments Last month I was invited by the Viking Range company to give a series of classes at their cooking school in Greenwood, Mississippi. The company’s headquarters is there and, besides the school, there are factories,…

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Emyl Jenkins’ Algonquin Appraisals

1 Comment 1 Comment This month’s installment of “Algonquin Appraisals” brings you everything from Gold Rush trivia to an unexpectedly valuable sewing chest. If you’d like your own treasures appraised, shoot me an email at brittany AT algonquin DOT…

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Ask Dr. Bleedingheart

3 Comments 3 Comments Dear Dr. Bleedingheart, Help!  It’s February and I’m going crazy!  The days are short, the sky is grey, and the garden is buried under dirty, slushy snow.  I’ve become so irritable and downtrodden myself that…

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Maria Finn on Heartbreak and Mending

1 Comment 1 Comment When I learned of my husband’s infidelity and sunk into a messy funk, one thing that surprised me were all the friends and acquaintances I had who had experienced something similar, but hadn’t mentioned it…

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Emyl Jenkins’ Algonquin Appraisals

3 Comments 3 Comments Welcome to January’s Algonquin Appraisals! Author and former Sotheby’s appraiser Emyl Jenkins takes a gander at staffers and  readers’ prized possessions. Doing some cleaning for the New Year and want help separating potential treasures from…

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