The BIG Giveaway Award Announcement!

November 13, 2009 • No Comments

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…


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…


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…


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…


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…