Dance those winter blues away!

January 14, 2010 • No Comments

Maria Finn’s new memoir Hold Me Tight and Tango Me Home will be in stores on February 9. Watch this wonderful video for her book, and find out more at her new website! Listen to…


January 6, 2010

Saying Goodbye to 2009

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What a year it’s been for Algonquin! Allow us to pat ourselves on the back when we say we had FIVE New York Times bestsellers in 2009.
If you haven’t checked ‘em out, what are…


January 4, 2010

Last Child in the Woods (of Pandora)

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James Cameron’s new blockbuster movie “Avatar” has been hailed by critics not only for its technological breakthroughs (and high price tag), but also for its moral lessons.
In a few recent interviews, James Cameron mentioned…


December 28, 2009

Roy Williams is the Coach of the Decade!

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Earlier this month, Sports Illustrated dubbed Coach Williams “Coach of the Decade.” It goes without saying we love Roy ’round these parts. Congrats, Coach, and here’s to another GREAT year in 2010!

To hear Roy…


December 3, 2009

Algonquin Loving from the AHS Book Awards Committee

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Scott Calhoun, who sits on the American Horticultural Society’s Book Award Committee, recently announced his top three picks for the 2010 prize — and two of them are published by yours truly! Says Calhoun, “This…


December 1, 2009

Jill McCorkle on “A Christmas Memory”

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Truman Capote’s heartbreaking short story, “A Christmas Memory,” is a perennial favorite around this time of year, and Jill McCorkle — author of GOING AWAY SHOES — explains why she’s given countless copies as holiday…


November 24, 2009

Tune in to Diane Rehm’s “Readers’ Review” Tomorrow!

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Suzanne Berne‘s The Ghost at the Table, first published in November 06, took the media by storm. It received an “A” grade from Entertainment Weekly and rave reviews in O, The Oprah Magazine; Elle; Washington…


November 19, 2009

CNN Features Love, Loss, and What I Wore

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As we mentioned earlier, Ilene Beckerman’s New York Times bestselling book Love, Loss, and What I Wore was made into an off-Broadway production by Nora Ephron and her sister Delia. CNN interviewed the Ephrons about…


November 19, 2009

A Friend of the Family in The New York Times

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A Friend of the Family is in today’s New York Times, in the “Newly Released Books” column along with Penelope Lively, Ha Jin, and Paul Auster, among others.
The New York Times wrote:


November 11, 2009

Coach Williams on WUNC

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Coach Roy Williams was on WUNC’s “Morning Edition” yesterday to talk about his new book Hard Work with WUNC reporter Dave DeWitt. The interview also includes conversations with Coach’s son Scott Williams, who talked about…