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Publication Day: When Tito Loved Clara by Jon Michaud

March 8, 2011 • 2 Comments

Today is a momentous occasion: the publication day of Jon Michaud’s debut novel When Tito Loved Clara, one of our favorite titles on our Spring 2011 list. And it’s not just because Jon is the…

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Joseph Skibell nominated for the $100K Sami Rohr Prize

12 Comments February 22, 2011 • 12 Comments

When I first read Joseph Skibell’s A Curable Romantic last fall, I knew Algonquin had a winner on its hands. On vacation with my in-laws-to-be, I continuously snuck away to read Joseph’s novel, which ensnared…

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Sign up for an online chat with Jonathan Evison, author of West of Here

No Comments February 18, 2011 • No Comments

Hey y’all, good news! The awesome folks at The Nervous Breakdown–one of our favorite online lit sites–have opened up their February Book Club chat (taking place at end of this month) with West of Here author…

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Publication Day: West of Here by Jonathan Evison

30 Comments February 14, 2011 • 30 Comments

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

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But Wait, There’s More! Green Apple Books Video

3 Comments February 4, 2011 • 3 Comments

We’re pretty psyched that Green Apple Books has selected Jonathan Evison’s West of Here for the Book of the Month. Be sure to check out their “But wait, there’s more!” video below. In Green Apple‘s…

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USA Today “Book Buzz” item on the Algonquin Book Club

No Comments February 3, 2011 • No Comments

Thanks, USA Today, for writing about the Algonquin Book Club series, featuring Julia Alvarez (In the Time of the Butterflies) with Edwidge Danticat, Sara Gruen (Water for Elephants) with Kathryn Stockett, Heidi Durrow (The Girl Who…

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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…

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Publication Day: Pictures of You by Caroline Leavitt

5 Comments January 25, 2011 • 5 Comments

Today is the official publication day for Pictures of You by Caroline Leavitt–and to celebrate, we’re giving away two copies. Just leave a comment on our blog here or on our Facebook page to enter.…

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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,…

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Publication Day: Blind Your Ponies by Stanley Gordon West

2 Comments January 18, 2011 • 2 Comments

Today is the official publication date for Stanley Gordon West’s beloved BLIND YOUR PONIES. Originally a self-published book that sold over 40,000 copies, we’re delighted to be publishing this novel for scores of new readers.…

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