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July 10, 2014 • No Comments

            
We find ourselves in the throes of summer, filled with its infinite possibilities, warm nights, and life-changing adventures. Some of life’s most memorable moments happen during these months. And…

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Giveaway Tuesday: Of All the Gin Joints

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The golden days of Hollywood featured celebrities with larger-than-life personalities and even grander drinking habits. Mark Bailey dives deep into Tinseltown lore, revealing the legendary alcohol-fueled fights, drunken seductions and movie set sagas — brought…

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20 Years of Craig

3 Comments July 5, 2014 • 3 Comments

It was 20 years ago today that Craig Popelars came to Algonquin Books. Twenty exuberant, creative, hilarious, energetic, devoted, book-filled, beer-filled, prank-filled years. Craig is the mad marketing genius behind Algonquin. He’s the man who…

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July 2, 2014

Inspiration and the Eighties Anthem

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Imagine, if you would, a writer. Let’s put him in his car. He’s listening to the radio. (Kickin’ it old school, as it were.) Actually, he’s only half-listening, because really he’s thinking about deadlines. And lunch. And…

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July Lucky Stars: Summer Girls

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Now that daylight lasts well into the evening, it’s as if the days are begging you to find a cool spot on the porch and catch up with your summer girls, your friends for a…

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Booksellers Rock! Jessilynn Norcross, McLean and Eakin Booksellers

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Name: Jessilynn Norcross aka Princess Jessilynn
Title: Owner/Children’s Buyer/Bookseller
Bookstore: McLean and Eakin Booksellers
Bio: 11 years as a bookseller at McLean and Eakin doing everything from gift buying, children’s programming and buying, events coordinating,…

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Giveaway Tuesday: The Late Starters Orchestra

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It’s publication day for Ari Goldman! And it’s your day to enter for a chance to win a copy of The Late Starters Orchestra.
This sharp memoir hits all the right notes (oh, yes, we’re…

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June 5, 2014 onthehouse

Writing What You Don’t Know About What You Know

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Few bits of writing wisdom are doled out more avidly than that old chestnut about writing what you know, meaning writing from your own experience. It makes sense, of course. It’s a logical path to…

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Booksellers Rock! Whitney Spotts, Schuler Books & Music

1 Comment June 3, 2014 • 1 Comment

Name: Whitney Spotts.
Job title: Author Events Coordinator.
Bookstore: Schuler Books & Music.
Brief Bio: I am a former ballet-dancing-choir-singing-volleyball-player with a Masters from University of London, Goldsmith’s College in 20th Century English Lit. I am allergic to most…

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Lucky Stars for June: All Things Lewis Nordan

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Since we published his first novel in 1991, Lewis Nordan has gained a devoted following for stories that are simultaneously magical, hilarious and heartbreaking. The devotion lasts well beyond his death in 2012. With the…

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