Richard Louv and the North Face

21 Comments We are celebrating Earth Week by kicking off our first post by Richard Louv, author of The Nature Principle, in a month long series.  For the next four weeks, Richard will write a post each…

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Lucky 7: Armchair Travel

6 Comments 6 Comments Armchair Travel Spring is here, and there’s no better time to dream about escaping to far off destinations. Paris, Venice, Buenos Aires, Hawaii—the world is your oyster, and these seven armchair travel titles are ready…

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Lucky 7: Staff Favorites

No Comments No Comments STAFF FAVORITES We’ve hand-picked seven titles—four novels, three memoirs—that dazzled, inspired, thrilled, enlightened, and captivated us. Some made us laugh, some made us cry, and some made us do both. We guarantee they’ll do the…

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Algonquin’s Lucky 7: Introducing Our Monthly E-book Promo

5 Comments 5 Comments AHH, FEBRUARY, THE MONTH OF LOVE! What better way to commemorate Valentine’s Day than by spreading the love of reading? We asked seven Algonquin authors to choose their favorite Algonquin title ever—a book they have…

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Sneak Peek: Broadway Baby by Alan Shapiro

40 Comments 40 Comments Today we have an early peek at Alan Shapiro’s forthcoming novel, Broadway Baby, landing in bookstores on January 24th. We have five autographed copies to give away to our readers. For a chance to win…

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Sneak Peek: Panther Baby by Jamal Joseph

14 Comments 14 Comments We’re excited to give you an early look at Panther Baby, Jamal Joseph’s gripping memoir about coming of age within the Black Panther movement, publishing February 7, 2012. About the Book: Eddie Joseph was a…

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Publication Day: William Alexander’s 52 Loaves with Special Guest Baker Kelly Bowen

20 Comments 20 Comments William Alexander’s culinary memoir, 52 Loaves: One Man’s Relentless Pursuit of Truth, Meaning, and a Perfect Crust, is now out in paperback. This book lends new meaning to the term “from scratch.” Alexander sets out…

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Booksellers: Apply for the Draybak Fellowship to WI7

No Comments No Comments This is cross-posted from Bookselling This Week. For the second year, Workman Publishing is sponsoring the Joe Drabyak Frontline Fellowship to the Winter Institute. The fellowship was launched last year with a three-year sponsorship from…

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Publication Day: Lions of the West by Robert Morgan

No Comments No Comments Robert Morgan’s engrossing saga of the Westward Expansion, Lions of the West, is now available at your local bookstore. (Excerpt below.) Grab a copy today, pour yourself a mug of tea, and watch American history…

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Celebrating the Playoffs: Cardboard Gods Giveaway

25 Comments 25 Comments Here at Algonquin, we like to celebrate the playoffs in true American style: by kicking up our feet, turning on the tube, and belting “My Country ‘Tis of Thee” while eating bacon-wrapped hot dogs and…

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