Honor American Soldiers this Veterans Day

November 11, 2009 • No Comments

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…


November 10, 2009

A Few of our Favorite (Office) Things…

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The offices of Algonquin are home to quite a few conversation pieces. Take, for instance, the creepy leprechaun doll that pops up in random places…like perched on your office window sill. Or the paper mache…


November 9, 2009

Emyl Jenkins’ Algonquin Appraisals

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Welcome to the second installation of Emyl Jenkins’ Algonquin appraisals. The author of the Sterling Glass mysteries, The Big Steal and Stealing with Style, gives us the lowdown on our office treasures. Want in on…


November 6, 2009

The First Book Signing for Hard Work

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This Tuesday was Coach Williams’ first book signing event for Hard Work; A Life On and Off the Court, hosted by McIntyre’s Fine Books at Fearrington. The event was held in The Barn, the gorgeous…


November 5, 2009

Chris Welles Feder Would Like to Introduce You to Her Father — Orson Welles

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After living an intensely private life, why did I decide to come out of hiding and write about my famous father, Orson Welles?  Because there are so many books out there about him, but none…


November 4, 2009

In My Father’s Shadow: A Daughter Remembers Orson Welles — Now Available!

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Though many books have been written about Orson Welles, exploring his success as an actor and producer and his faults as a person, none have given a more intimate reflection than In My Father’s Shadow…


November 3, 2009

HARD WORK: On Sale Today! Plus a BIG giveaway!

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Today is the first day that you can buy Coach Roy Williams‘ new memoir Hard Work; A Life On and Off the Court. His autobiography describes his hardscrabble childhood in the mountains of Western North…


November 2, 2009

Algonquin Astrology

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Dan Kennedy tells us what the stars have in store for November…
CAPRICORN (December 22 – January 19)
My hat is off to the pudgy girl dressed as a sexy maid this Halloween. She was…


November 2, 2009

Algonquin’s Costumed Canines!

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Our parent company, Workman, does a fabulous 365 Puppies-A-Year Calendar (which features a photograph of an adorable puppy each day). How excited was I to flip to the month of October and discover 31 costumed…


October 30, 2009

October’s Why-I-Love-Books Roundup

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Every day, I wake up, go to work, and then I get to help make books. That’s a beautiful thing. And no matter how many years I’ve been doing it, I suspect I’ll still always…