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Sense of Place: Writers at Work

April 10, 2014 • 1 Comment

Anyone  who spends hours at a time holed up inside his or her imagination knows that where we work can be vital to what we create. Our workspace anchors us to the real world and…

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Giveaway Tuesday: Ellen Gilchrist’s Acts of God

4 Comments April 8, 2014 • 4 Comments

The amazing Chuck Adams, editor of great and well-earned acclaim, explains how and why he responds so profoundly to Ellen Gilchrist’s new collection, Acts of God. After you read what Chuck has written, you will have…

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The Lucky Tour: Politics and Prose

No Comments April 4, 2014 • No Comments

Intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road this past summer for a tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States.…

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Lucky Stars April: All Larry Brown, All Month

No Comments April 1, 2014 • No Comments

This month’s Lucky Stars belong to the late Larry Brown, a true great. The New York Times and Newsday called him a “master” of his craft, and the proof of that is readily apparent in any…

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The Lucky Tour: Taylor Books

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Intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road this past summer for a tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States.…

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Writing by Hand with Michael Parker

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Writing is a physical act. And for author Michael Parker, it is an act done by hand. Pen and paper.
Michael’s latest novel is All I Have in This World, which he wrote, of course,…

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Pub Day Party: Kicking the Sky and Sardine Pate

3 Comments March 25, 2014 • 3 Comments

In honor of  Anthony De Sa’s new novel, Kicking the Sky, we’re throwing a little publication day party. And we’re serving up copies of Kicking the Sky and traditional Portugese sardine pate. Here’s the recipe…

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The Lucky Tour: the Morris book shop

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Intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road this past summer for a tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States. Join us for the journey……

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These Boots Were Made for Reading, Part I

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A while back, we noticed a few of our authors share a common interest — beyond writing, that is. They love their cowboy boots, especially when they’re out on the dusty book-tour trail. We asked…

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The Lucky Tour: Joseph-Beth Booksellers

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Intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road this past summer for a tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States.…

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