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National Iced Tea Day & Porch-Perfect Paperbacks

No Comments Today is National Iced Tea Day, of course. This being the South, we have plenty of cool, refreshing iced tea — make that, sweet tea — in our office. But on a sunny, sweltering day…

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June Lucky Stars: In My Life

No Comments No Comments There seems to be more time in the summer. Time to explore your long-harbored interests. Time to ponder your life and summers past. Time to eat, eat lots of treats. And time to read. So,…

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Hungry? It’s Time for Dinner with Buddha

No Comments No Comments No matter when you’re reading this, it’s time for Dinner! Dinner with Buddha by Roland Merullo is Algonquin’s long-awaited follow-up to Breakfast with Buddha — one of our best-loved “word of mouth” bestsellers. Have no…

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Booksellers, See You at BEA

No Comments No Comments We’re so excited to see all of our bookselling friends at Book Expo America this week! Here’s a comprehensive list of all of our featured authors and events throughout the week. If you’ll be at…

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Giveaway: Fall 2015 Algonquin Reader

7 Comments 7 Comments Get the skinny on our upcoming Fall fiction. Enter for chance to receive a copy of The Algonquin Reader Fall 2015 with author essays and excerpts from soon-to-be-published novels from bestselling authors Robert Goolrick, Jonathan…

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In Swindlers We Trust: The Greatest Con Men You’ve Never Heard Of

No Comments No Comments Leo Koretz Bernie Madoff’s name is synonymous with swindle. Boston con man Charles Ponzi is infamous for the Ponzi scheme. But there are plenty of lesser-known con men who were as successful and audacious, if…

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#TwitterFiction with Jonathan Evison

No Comments No Comments We spent a good portion of this week following the adventures of Kurt Pickens of Owingsville, Kentucky, on his Alaskan cruise. Oh, that buffet! It was a lovely midday vacay as we set sail with…

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Giveaway: The High Divide Paperback

No Comments No Comments Happy paperback publication day for The High Divide! Enter for a chance to win a paperback copy of Lin Enger’s beautifully written novel. Isn’t it time to remind yourself of the reasons you read? In…

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Fall into Our Fiction

No Comments No Comments The Fall of Princes by Robert Goolrick: New York City. The 1980s. Young men, princes all. Too much money. Too much freedom. They thought it would never end. In The Fall of Princes, bestselling author…

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Bookmarking Indie Bookstore Day

No Comments No Comments In honor of Indie Bookstore Day on Saturday, our own Craig Popelars — Algonquin’s director of sales and marketing and the best friend a bookstore could ever have — reminisces about his local childhood bookstore…

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