CNN Features Love, Loss, and What I Wore

November 19, 2009 • No Comments

As we mentioned earlier, Ilene Beckerman’s New York Times bestselling book Love, Loss, and What I Wore was made into an off-Broadway production by Nora Ephron and her sister Delia. CNN interviewed the Ephrons about…

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November 19, 2009

A Friend of the Family in The New York Times

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A Friend of the Family is in today’s New York Times, in the “Newly Released Books” column along with Penelope Lively, Ha Jin, and Paul Auster, among others.
The New York Times wrote:
A FRIEND…

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November 18, 2009

Lauren Grodstein Recommends . . .

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Today’s blog post comes from A Friend of the Family author Lauren Grodstein. We asked her to tell us about her favorite books, and she provided us with this great list!
I’ve been traveling around…

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November 17, 2009

Wicked Plants Exhibit at Vander Veer Botanic Garden

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Vander Veer Botanic Garden, in Davenport, Iowa, recently hosted a “Wicked Plants” exhibit, inspired by Amy Stewart‘s book.
Check out the photos!

-Katie…

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November 17, 2009

A Friend of the Family – Read an Excerpt

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There is a lot of buzz surrounding Lauren Grodstein’s new novel, A Friend of the Family, which just released last week. This story of a suburban father’s fall from grace as he struggles to save…

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November 13, 2009

Interview with Tim Crothers

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Tim Crothers, co-author of the New York Times bestseller Hard Work, was kind enough to answer some questions about his latest project.
Algonquin: How did you come to write this book with Coach Williams? Did…

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November 13, 2009

The BIG Giveaway Award Announcement!

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Congratulations to Jamey, Michael, Kathy, Allison and Jennie – each winners of a signed copy of the New York Times bestseller, Hard Work. I’ll send you an email in just a bit to get your…

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November 12, 2009

A Soupy Sales Claim to Fame

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I was flipping through The Independent with an evening cup of coffee this week when I came across an essay by Algonquin Editor-in-Chief, Chuck Adams. Turns out, Chuck was partnered with Soupy Sales on an…

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November 11, 2009

Coach Williams on WUNC

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Coach Roy Williams was on WUNC’s “Morning Edition” yesterday to talk about his new book Hard Work with WUNC reporter Dave DeWitt. The interview also includes conversations with Coach’s son Scott Williams, who talked about…

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November 11, 2009

Honor American Soldiers this Veterans Day

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I honestly love nearly every book that is published by all of the imprints under the Workman umbrella, but Medal of Honor:  Portraits of Valor Beyond the Call of Duty (published by our sister company…

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