Books heading out to Heading Out to Wonderful winners

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…


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…


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

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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…


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Ask 6 Cats: Kitties Answer Cats’ Questions

31 Comments May 31, 2012 • 31 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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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Enter to Win Heading Out to Wonderful

1 Comment May 26, 2012 • 1 Comment

From everyone here at Algonquin, we wish you a happy Memorial Day weekend. If you need some holiday weekend reading, check out the excerpts from Robert Goolrick’s Heading Out to Wonderful that we’ve been…


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Another Excerpt from Heading Out to Wonderful

1 Comment May 25, 2012 • 1 Comment

Today, we look at another beautiful selection from Robert Goolrick‘s greatly anticipated new novel Heading Out to Wonderful, which will be hitting bookstores in just days. In case you missed them, you can click here and here…