dad.jpg

Father’s Day Gift Guide

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…

READ MORE

June 12, 2012 Goolrick_Wonderful_jkt_LR3.jpg

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…

READ MORE

June 11, 2012 Wonderful.jpg

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…

READ MORE

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…

READ MORE

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…

READ MORE

June 1, 2012 Lucky-7-update-square-logo-6-121.png

Lucky 7: Cool Summer Reads $1.99 e-books all month

No Comments June 1, 2012 • No Comments

 
Cool Summer Reads
Summer’s in the air, and with it comes summer reading. Ah, the words alone conjure up images of endlessly sunny days lost in perfectly crafted books. And to get ready for…

READ MORE

May 31, 2012 kitty.jpg

Ask 6 Cats: Kitties Answer Cats’ Questions

29 Comments May 31, 2012 • 29 Comments

Ask Six Cats
by Bob Tarte’s kitties
 
Kitty comrades, are you having problems dealing with those people who think they own the place? Don’t ask just one fellow cat for advice. Ask the six…

READ MORE

May 30, 2012 receptionist.jpg

Meet The Receptionist

3 Comments May 30, 2012 • 3 Comments

If Mad Men were set at the offices of a legendary magazine and told from the point of view of the receptionist, it would mirror Janet Groth’s seductive and entertaining look back at her twenty-one…

READ MORE

May 30, 2012 Love-Poetry-Out-Loud2.jpg

May Poetry Roundup (and Giveaway!): Poems That Turn Up the Heat

2 Comments May 30, 2012 • 2 Comments

As temperatures climb toward the 90s here in Chapel Hill, I can’t help but turn to poems of desire. I’ve listed ten of my favorite passionate poems below.
For a chance to win a copy…

READ MORE

May 29, 2012 Wonderful3.jpg

One More Selection from Heading Out to Wonderful

2 Comments May 29, 2012 • 2 Comments

We’re back with our final excerpt from Robert Goolrick‘s highly acclaimed new novel, Heading Out to Wonderful, which will be hitting bookstores in just days. You can click here, here and here to read the three previous excerpts, and be sure…

READ MORE