The N.Y. Times Loves…

July 6, 2010 • No Comments

The New York Times Book Review has only good things to say about Algonquin reads!

The Frozen Rabbi by Steve Stern
The July 3rd issue of The New York Times Book Review gave a full…


July 2, 2010

A Rose By Any Name

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Today we have a guest post from Algonquin editor Andra Miller.
It was a beautiful spring day in May and our publisher, Elisabeth Scharlatt, hosted a pre-event luncheon at her home in Southport, Connecticut. Author…


June 30, 2010

June’s Why-I-Love-Books Roundup

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Ah, June. One of the great, transitional months. Spring becomes Summer. The wool coats get packed away. Everybody moves up a grade, except for the graduates, who get ready to move out. And we officially…


June 28, 2010

Ask Dr. Bleedingheart

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Dear Dr. Bleedingheart,
I’m attending a housewarming party for a young couple who love good food and outdoor entertaining. I want to get them something useful and enduring–maybe to help with their garden or to…


June 25, 2010

Water for Elephants: More Movie News!

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At last! We have photos of Rosie, the title elephant of the upcoming movie version of Water for Elephants. In this photo she is towering above star Robert Pattinson, who plays Rosie’s trainer at the…


June 24, 2010

Water For Elephants: Movie News

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Check out the new photos from the set of our favorite adaptation! H2O4E: The Movie

Not on the band-wagon yet? There’s still time to read the novel!
Water For Elephants: The Book…


June 22, 2010

Guest Post: Mei-Ling Hopgood

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This column appeared in the New York Daily News on Nov. 6, 2009

From the author of Lucky Girl, Mei-Ling Hopgood
I can’t help but do a double take when I see a little…


June 22, 2010

Excerpt: Lucky Girl

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Lucky you, today we have the first chapter of Mei-Ling Hopgood‘s memoir Lucky Girl.
Adopted when she was a baby, Mei-Ling Hopgood grew up in the Midwest and was never really curious about her Asian…


June 21, 2010

Q & A with Mei-Ling Hopgood

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Mei-Ling Hopgood is the author of the memoir Lucky Girl, now available in paperback. When the hardcover was published, Good Housekeeping raved, “An award-winning writer recounts her experience as one of the first Chinese babies…


June 18, 2010

Hello world!

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Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!…