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Publication Day: Pictures of You by Caroline Leavitt

January 25, 2011 • 5 Comments

Today is the official publication day for Pictures of You by Caroline Leavitt–and to celebrate, we’re giving away two copies. Just leave a comment on our blog here or on our Facebook page to enter.…

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Algonquin Book Club Catalog

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Algonquin Book Club Catalog…

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What We’re Reading: Just Kids by Patti Smith

1 Comment January 20, 2011 • 1 Comment

“Where does it all lead? What will become of us? These were our young questions, and young answers were revealed. It leads to each other. We become ourselves.”—Patti Smith

Patti Smith’s Just Kids is a…

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On Writing: Caroline Leavitt and Jennifer Gilmore

1 Comment January 19, 2011 • 1 Comment

The lovely and amazing writers Caroline Leavitt (author of Pictures of You) and Jennifer Gilmore (author of Something Red) will read and discuss their latest novels in NYC at McNally Jackson on Tuesday, January 25,…

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Publication Day: Blind Your Ponies by Stanley Gordon West

2 Comments January 18, 2011 • 2 Comments

Today is the official publication date for Stanley Gordon West’s beloved BLIND YOUR PONIES. Originally a self-published book that sold over 40,000 copies, we’re delighted to be publishing this novel for scores of new readers.…

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Water for Elephants: Movie Tie-in Edition

11 Comments January 14, 2011 • 11 Comments

We’re so excited that we can finally reveal the jacket for the movie tie-in edition of Water for Elephants. Gorgeous, isn’t it? The book–available in trade paperback and mass market editions–will be available in bookstores…

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Algonquin Test Kitchen: Red Velvet Cupcakes

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It’s time for another exciting round of what is soon to be America’s favorite gameshow…Name That Substance!

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If you guessed leftover props from a Carrie remake or something I would have gladly put in…

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Booksellers Rock! Sheryl Cotleur, Book Passage

No Comments January 13, 2011 • No Comments

What books recently rocked my world:
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The View From Lazy Point by Carl Safina – one of the best writers out there on the natural world, particularly oceans, this book is a careful observation…

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January 12, 2011

What We’re Reading: Breakfast at Tiffany’s

1 Comment January 12, 2011 • 1 Comment

Over the fall, while helping to search for quotes to accompany the spreads in Algonquin’s annual Out on the Porch calendar, I stumbled upon a passage from Breakfast at Tiffany’s that I couldn’t get out…

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New in Paperback: The Girl Who Fell from the Sky

1 Comment January 11, 2011 • 1 Comment

Heidi Durrow’s The Girl Who Fell from the Sky is now available in paperback. And coincidentally, we just found out today that the book has moved up from #16 to #13 on the National Indie…

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