Giveaway Day: Kids These Days

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“Sometimes when mommies and daddies love each other very much…”
Sometimes they make a baby. Sometimes they make a book.
Drew Perry started writing Kids These Days when he was first facing fatherhood. He has…


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December Lucky Stars – Week 3: Fiction

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With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, now is the time to take a break and escape into a new world — a world that only fiction can offer. As part of our…


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Short Story Stocking Stuffer to Share

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Rebecca Lee’s writing in her stunning collection, Bobcat and Other Stories, has been bringing reading joy to the world this year. From the New York Times Book Review: “The collection has so many good passages…


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Dave Barry Talks with Drew Perry

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Drew Perry, author of the new novel Kids These Days, says Dave Barry’s Sunday columns were required reading in his household for years. “We’d fight for the paper,” he says. “We’d read them out …


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December Lucky Stars – Week 2: Joy to the World

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Explore our wonderful world for the holidays. Start from The Ground Up and find 100 Flowers, 100 Vegatables, and every Nature Principle in between. Then take a trip to Venice or Paris with just one…


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Writing Advice from Louis Rubin

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It’s only fitting that one of our first “On the House” posts should feature the words of co-founder Louis Rubin, whom we lost recently but whose ethos we try hard to keep alive. Rubin’s astute…


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December Lucky Stars – Holiday Style: Week 1

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‘Tis the season! Each week of December, we’re featuring 12 e-books based on a weekly theme. It’s our Lucky Stars promotion holiday style: the more, the merrier! This week, we’re highlighting books about the goodness…


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Have an Acorn for Thanksgiving

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Gobble up bite-sized nuggets of wisdom from Yoko Ono’s new book. (Many thanks to Kevin Thomas for this illustrated review of Acorn!)…


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Remembering Louis Rubin

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“This is really going to be fun, I think.”
 — Louis Rubin, on the founding of Algonquin in January 1983.
In 1983, launching a publishing venture outside the well-established literary circles of New York …


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Five Poems by Lauren Moseley

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Narrative Magazine tabbed our wonderful Lauren Moseley, Algonquin’s Assistant Marketing Manager and poet-in-residence, in its Fifth Annual Poetry Contest. Lauren placed third, and Narrative has published all five of the poems she entered. The poems…