More Exciting Publicity News for Love, Loss, and What I Wore

October 8, 2009 • No Comments

What’s the latest buzz about the off-Broadway hit sensation Love, Loss, and What I Wore, based on Algonquin’s beloved and bestselling book?

As Variety reports, “After setting a house record for advance sales, Nora and…


October 8, 2009

Educating Esme — it’s back and better than ever

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If you haven’t read Educating Esmé: Diary of a Teacher’s First Year, um, what are you waiting for? The book is spirited, funny, and endearing. But don’t just take my word for it! It’s been…


October 7, 2009

Welcome to Meet the Staff: Inaugural Edition

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We thought it would be nice to introduce you to the Algonquin staff and to pull back the curtain on what we do on a daily basis. First up in our series of Staff Spotlights…


October 6, 2009

The SIBA Tradeshow

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The other weekend I had the opportunity to drive down to Greenville, SC to attend the SIBA (Southern Independent Booksellers Association) trade show.  Held across the country, these regional trade shows are a chance for…


October 5, 2009

Algonquin Takes Manhattan!

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Reviews are pouring in for Nora and Delia Ephron’s new star-studded off-Broadway play Love, Loss, and What I Wore, based on Ilene “Gingy” Beckerman’s best-selling memoir of the same name–the book that received rave reviews from USA Today, the…


October 2, 2009

Algonquin Astrology

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Please welcome guest author and Algonquin Astrology Editor, Dan Kennedy. We’ve invited Dan to contribute a monthly horoscope installment for three reasons:

to help you, the reader, maintain celestial harmony
we could only remember like…


October 1, 2009

North Carolina Literary Festival comes to Chapel Hill!

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The annual North Carolina Literary Festival was held in Chapel Hill this year from September 10-13, hosted by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library. In total, 12,000 people attended. Our own Lee…


October 1, 2009

Behold! The Algonquin Blog!

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Hi, we’re Algonquin Books; welcome to our blog! Here you can stay informed and get a behind-the-scenes look at who we are and what we do. We’ll be posting sneak peeks, insider interviews, and loads…