Like My Jacket? Paperback versus Hardback

November 17, 2010 • 13 Comments

This month marks the publication of the beautiful paperback edition of Lauren Grodstein’s critically acclaimed novel A FRIEND OF THE FAMILY, an Algonquin staff favorite. Lauren’s suburban tragedy charts a father’s fall from grace as…


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:


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…


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…