Water for Elephants: More Movie News!

June 25, 2010 • No Comments

At last! We have photos of Rosie, the title elephant of the upcoming movie version of Water for Elephants. In this photo she is towering above star Robert Pattinson, who plays Rosie’s trainer at the…


June 24, 2010

Water For Elephants: Movie News

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Check out the new photos from the set of our favorite adaptation! H2O4E: The Movie

Not on the band-wagon yet? There’s still time to read the novel!
Water For Elephants: The Book…


June 11, 2010

Water for Elephants Movie News

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The Water for Elephants movie–starring Robert Pattinson, Reese Witherspoon, and Christoph Waltz–won’t be in theaters until 2011, but ever since filming began on May 20, photos from the set have been popping up everywhere.  The…


June 10, 2010

52 Loaves on NPR!

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Bill Alexander had a fantastic interview on NPR’s Diane Rehm Show yesterday, discussing his new book 52 LOAVES.  You can listen to the interview, read the comments, and check out his recipe for peasant bread…


June 10, 2010

A Reliable Wife wins First Fiction Award

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The Book-of-the-Month Club announced today that Robert Goolrick’s A Reliable Wife is the 2009 winner of their annual First Fiction Award!
The Book-of-the-Month First Fiction Award is granted annually by the Book-of-the-Month Club editorial board…


June 9, 2010

BookExpo America: The Algonquin Recap

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A few weeks ago, the Algonquin team ventured to NYC armed with thousands of galleys, comfortable shoes, and a sense of excitement. What were we so excited about, you ask? Book Expo America! We, along…


June 7, 2010

Paperback Roundup

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One of my favorite parts of a book coming out in paperback is that it gets sexy, new cover art. It’s like a face lift without the swelling or recovery period. I also love how…


June 1, 2010

Backlist Redux: The Resurrectionist

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The Resurrectionist by Jack O’Connell
In a desperate attempt to revive his comatose son, Sweeney has taken a position as third-shift pharmacist at the austere Peck Clinic, where Dr. Peck and his daughter, Dr. Peck,…


May 25, 2010


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I came to work today in my “Reading Is Sexy” T-shirt, dragon knee-socks, and USA sweatband. I led the office in some stretches and then we laid out the buffalo wings and the guacamole. Why,…


April 16, 2010

Goolrick Takes On Arizona

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Robert Goolrick‘s reading for the Desert Mountain Book Club in Arizona last week.
A Reliable Wife is still on the NY Times Paperback Bestseller list, this week at #5!
Visit the website for A Reliable…