Martha Southgate on CNN

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 THE…


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The Frozen Rabbi by Steve Stern Publication Day

31 Comments June 14, 2011 • 31 Comments When I was five, I developed a morbid fascination with the chicken fillets in my grandmother’s freezer. I was absolutely sure that they were the remains of her late, misanthropic cat Griffer. I was denied…


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Publication Day: Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger by Lee Smith

1 Comment May 31, 2011 • 1 Comment I made the mistake of picking up Lee Smith’s latest collection of short stories, Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger, the week before a huge test in my Prehistoric Life class.   I should have known…


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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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Publication Day: The Nature Principle by Richard Louv

44 Comments May 10, 2011 • 44 Comments “The more high-tech our lives become, the more nature we need.” Richard Louv changed how we view and interact with nature in the New York Times bestseller Last Child in the Woods, which sparked an…


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Publication Day: The Watery Part of the World by Michael Parker

35 Comments April 26, 2011 • 35 Comments Even before hitting bookstore shelves today, the praise for Michael Parker’s new novel has been overwhelming. Aside from glowing pre-pubs for The Watery Part of the World, authors all over the country–from Ron Rash to…


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Rescheduled: Gruen and Stockett Book Club Event

No Comments April 25, 2011 • No Comments   We’re very sorry to announce that the Tuesday night Algonquin Book Club event with Sara Gruen and Kathryn Stockett will need to be postponed. Please stay tuned for the reschedule date.…


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Publishing Tomorrow: What You See in the Dark by Manuel Muñoz

31 Comments March 28, 2011 • 31 Comments Tomorrow marks the publication day for What You See in the Dark, the debut novel by Manuel Muñoz. Love? Intrigue? Hitchcock? What could be better? We have three copies of What You See in the…


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Publication Day: I Thought You Were Dead by Pete Nelson

14 Comments March 24, 2011 • 14 Comments On Tuesday we launched a new Algonquin paperback with a new, snazzy cover (featuring my new favorite dog): I Thought You Were Dead by Pete Nelson. We’re giving away three copies of this puppy–just leave…


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Publication Day and Bonus Soundtrack: Cardboard Gods by Josh Wilker

23 Comments March 15, 2011 • 23 Comments Today we add a new pastime to the list of America’s favorites–apple pie, baseball, singing flight attendants and, now, Josh Wilker’s brilliant memoir, Cardboard Gods. The 1970s was a decade marked by Vietnam, Watergate, counterculture,…