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Lucky 7 e-books: Enjoy the Great Outdoors

July 1, 2012 • 6 Comments

The Great Outdoors
Head outside and get dirty with a good book. Build from the ground up with these inside looks at the outside world. Plus, you can save a tree by filling up your…

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Head Out to Wonderful for Summer

1 Comment June 29, 2012 • 1 Comment

Before the unofficial start of the unofficial week-long celebration of July 4th, the unofficial start of summer, be sure to pick up a copy of the unofficial book of summer. Robert Goolrick’s Heading Out to…

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Ask an Editor: How to Avoid the Dreaded “No”

13 Comments June 28, 2012 • 13 Comments

Today we post the fifth installment in our Ask an Algonquin Editor series. Executive Editor Chuck Adams shares what aspiring authors should NOT do. These tips will help you avoid getting a quick rejection for your…

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Cat Scratch Fever: Kitty Cornered Soundtrack

1 Comment June 27, 2012 • 1 Comment

Ten Catterrific Songs
By Bob Tarte
For 20 years I somehow managed to crank out a world music review column for The Beat magazine, and I rarely think about it now without also thinking about…

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Publication day:The Receptionist

2 Comments June 26, 2012 • 2 Comments

Janet Groth lived the Mad Men experience, minding the magazine and the men who created it for The New Yorker. From a lost Woody Allen to a marriage-proposing John Berryman to a still-lost Woody Allen…

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Lucky 7: Still time for $1.99 e-books in June

1 Comment June 25, 2012 • 1 Comment

Cool Summer Reads
June is coming to a close, but don’t worry – there’s still time to get that perfect summer read at the perfect price. You can purchase any of the following e-books for just…

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Algonquin Talks: Allan Fallow, Editor

4 Comments June 23, 2012 • 4 Comments

(What We Had Hoped Would Be) A Brief Conversation with Allan Fallow, Book Editor of AARP The Magazine
 
1. You worked as a senior editor at National Geographic Books from 1999 to 2002. What were…

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Deal of the Day: Until the Next Time e-book

1 Comment June 21, 2012 • 1 Comment

$1.99 e-book TODAY
Until the Next Time
by Kevin Fox
For Sean Corrigan the past is simply what happened yesterday, until his twenty-first birthday, when he is given a journal left him by his father’s…

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Algonquin Book Club:Watch Tayari Jones and Judy Blume

No Comments June 20, 2012 • No Comments

“Silver Sparrow will break your heart before you even know it. Tayari Jones has written a novel filled with characters I’ll never forget. This is a book I’ll read more than once.” —Judy Blume
Silver…

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Welcome to The Watery Part of the World

No Comments June 19, 2012 • No Comments

Epic in scope and intimate in theme with “a blue-green, underwater feel, a timeless forgetfulness,” (Los Angeles Times), Michael Parker’s The Watery Part of the World weaves an entirely unique tapestry of a story from minor scraps…

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