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Back to School Picture Day

October 4, 2012 • 1 Comment

Let’s go back to school — again — for school picture day. Today’s batch of adorable elementary-school-days photos will have you wistful for your Brownie uniform and haircut with bangs. (Remember, think twice before you…

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Lucky 7 for October: All McCorkle, All Month

No Comments October 3, 2012 • No Comments

All McCorkle, All Month
Certain writers have helped define Algonquin Books. Jill McCorkle is one of those writers. Her writing’s combination of wit and weight has shaped Algonquin since the publication of her first two…

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Letter of the Day: E — for e-short “Aftermirth”

1 Comment October 2, 2012 • 1 Comment

A funny thing happened today: Algonquin published its first e-short story, the dark comedy “Aftermirth” by Hillary Jordan. We’re elated about the e-publication of this entertaining, enthralling, electrifying (so to speak) tale of emotion.
Author…

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Giveaway Monday: The Beach at Galle Road

1 Comment October 1, 2012 • 1 Comment

In celebration of this accomplished debut collection’s publication tomorrow, Giveaway Monday is your chance to win a copy of …
The Beach at Galle Road
by Joanna Luloff
Here’s what reviewers and early readers have…

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Red Rocking Chair Read: Last Bite of Lucky 7

No Comments September 28, 2012 • No Comments

As September winds down, we finish up our seven-course meal of tasty e-books for just $1.99 with this month’s Food, Glorious Food Lucky 7 e-books. So, settle into our Red Rocking Chair with your e-reader…

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School Picture Day

1 Comment September 25, 2012 • 1 Comment

The pencils are sharpened. The kids are back in school. And we’re wistful for the days of lunch pails and backpacks. So, we’ve unearthed our old school photos. Yes, those awkward shots of our elementary-school…

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Lucky 7: 52 Loaves

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“The perfect loaf was not something I was going to create; it was something that I was going to find. It was already there, waiting to be discovered or baked, but I had to elevate…

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Giveaway Monday: Running the Rift

3 Comments September 24, 2012 • 3 Comments

Today’s Giveaway Monday book will have you talking. It’s a book that begs to be discussed because it’s a book that will stay with you. Once you meet Jean Patrick Nkuba, you’ll want to be…

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Algonquin builds a chair…

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You may know us for our literary fiction and narrative nonfiction, but at Algonquin, we build more than just great stories. Oh yes, we build chairs. After all, you need to a place to sit…

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Red Rocking Chair Read: Sit a spell with Algonquin

No Comments September 21, 2012 • No Comments

Join us for some Southern hospitality, Algonquin style. Sit on the front porch (or at least our entryway), settle into our brand new red rocking chair, and enjoy homecooking with…
Maman’s Homesick Pie
by Donia…

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