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Rescheduled: Gruen and Stockett Book Club Event

No Comments   We’re very sorry to announce that the Tuesday night Algonquin Book Club event with Sara Gruen and Kathryn Stockett will need to be postponed. Please stay tuned for the reschedule date.…

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Giveaway & Event Countdown: Algonquin Book Club with Sara Gruen and Kathryn Stockett

62 Comments 62 Comments Just 8 more days… We’re counting down to April 26th, 7:00 pm EST and our next Algonquin Book Club event! Kathryn Stockett, author of The Help, will interview Sara Gruen about her international bestseller, Water…

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Water for Elephants Book Club: Recipes, Movie Clips, & a Deluxe Giveaway

24 Comments 24 Comments In exactly two weeks from today (!), Sara Gruen and Kathryn Stockett (author of the amazing debut novel The Help) will discuss Water for Elephants in front of a live audience, which will be simultaneously…

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New in Paperback from Julia Alvarez

19 Comments 19 Comments On the heels of Julia Alvarez’s  electrifying interview with Edwidge Danticat for the Algonquin Book Club, and just in time for National Poetry Month, we’re excited to announce the paperback publication of  Julia Alvarez’s collection…

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Algonquin Book Club event: Sara Gruen in conversation with Kathryn Stockett

43 Comments 43 Comments Join us April 26th, 7:00 pm EST for our next Algonquin Book Club event! Kathryn Stockett, author of The Help, will interview Sara Gruen about her international bestseller, Water for Elephants. As with all Algonquin…

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Tonight! Our first Algonquin Book Club event: Julia Alvarez in conversation with Edwidge Danticat

No Comments No Comments   Tonight’s the night! Our first Algonquin Book Club event, featuring Julia Alvarez in conversation with Edwidge Danticat about Alvarez’s beloved classic In the Time of the Butterflies. The event, being held at Books &…

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Heidi Durrow reports from the NAACP Image Awards

3 Comments 3 Comments Heidi Durrow and Vanessa Williams For the last few weeks my to-do list has read something like this: Pack Unpack Write thank you notes Finish essay Laundry Wash dishes Pick up dry cleaning Try to…

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Giveaway for the Algonquin Book Club: In the Time of the Butterflies

32 Comments 32 Comments Today’s Shelf Awareness, one of our favorite daily reads, gives a fantastic shout out to the Algonquin Book Club. There are only two weeks left until the first event with Julia Alvarez and Edwidge Danticat!…

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Introducing the Algonquin Book Club! Live events & live webcasts with notable writers

26 Comments 26 Comments Welcome to the Algonquin Book Club! Each year we’ll be featuring four Algonquin Book Club selections at literary events held around the country and simultaneously webcast on our site. For each event, an Algonquin author…

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USA Today “Book Buzz” item on the Algonquin Book Club

No Comments No Comments Thanks, USA Today, for writing about the Algonquin Book Club series, featuring Julia Alvarez (In the Time of the Butterflies) with Edwidge Danticat, Sara Gruen (Water for Elephants) with Kathryn Stockett, Heidi Durrow (The Girl…

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