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Tayari Jones & Judy Blume: Remember Your Teenage Self

June 18, 2012 • No Comments

We all remember our teenage selves. The good, the bad and the misguided fashion choices. It’s the stuff of great novels. Just ask Tayari Jones, author of Silver Sparrow. Or Judy Blume, the author who…

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Father’s Day: Apple Doesn’t Fall Far from the Tree

1 Comment June 17, 2012 • 1 Comment

Today we mark Father’s Day with another essay by William Alexander, author of The $64 Tomato and 52 Loaves. To read Alexander’s previous essay, click here, and don’t miss our Father’s Day gift guide if you’re still hunting…

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Father’s Day: The Inheritance of Beer

No Comments June 15, 2012 • No Comments

This week, in honor of Father’s Day, we’re bringing you essays and personal stories focusing on dad.  Today, Craig Popelars, Algonquin’s Director of Marketing, shares thoughts about fatherhood, his father and the beer that bonds…

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Father’s Day Tomatoes

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This week for Father’s Day, we’re focusing on features and essays dad will enjoy. Today, Director of Publicity Kelly Bowen tackles the tomato with three tasty treats for dads who like to garden, for dads…

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The Patience My Father Taught Me

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This week on our blog, in honor of Father’s Day, we are featuring essays that reflect on all the ways fathers earn our respect and admiration — from their practicality in the kitchen to their…

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Father’s Day Gift Guide

No Comments June 13, 2012 • No Comments

We’re thinking about dad this week. And in upcoming blog posts, we’ll be sharing essays, personal stories and remembrances of time spent with dad. Dad who always has the answers. Dad who knows all the…

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Publication Day:Heading Out to Wonderful

2 Comments June 12, 2012 • 2 Comments

“It’s okay to head out for wonderful, but on your way to wonderful you’re going to have to pass through all right. And when you get to all right, take a good look around and…

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Books heading out to Heading Out to Wonderful winners

2 Comments June 11, 2012 • 2 Comments

Congratulations to the winners of our Heading Out to Wonderful giveaway! The 25 randomly selected readers have already been notified — and their signed copies of Robert Goolrick’s new novel are on their way.
For the rest…

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June 5, 2012

Barbara Kingsolver announces Susan Nussbaum as Winner of 2012 PEN/Bellwether Prize

1 Comment June 5, 2012 • 1 Comment

New York City, June 5, 2012—PEN American Center, the largest branch of the world’s oldest literary and human rights organization, joined Barbara Kingsolver, founder of the Bellwether Prize, and Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, a…

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June 4, 2012

Brewing Up Hot Titles for Fall

1 Comment June 4, 2012 • 1 Comment

Here at Algonquin, we like to think of ourselves as the baristas of books, and we’re serving up tasty titles for Fall at the publishing world’s annual book buffet — Book Expo America — this…

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