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Booksellers Rock! Jessilynn Norcross, McLean and Eakin Booksellers

June 24, 2014 • No Comments

Name: Jessilynn Norcross aka Princess Jessilynn
Title: Owner/Children’s Buyer/Bookseller
Bookstore: McLean and Eakin Booksellers
Bio: 11 years as a bookseller at McLean and Eakin doing everything from gift buying, children’s programming and buying, events coordinating,…

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The Lucky Tour: Parnassus Books

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Intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road for a tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States. Join us for…

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Tayari Jones: ‘My Story Wasn’t My Story Alone…’

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“… It belongs to everyone.”
Tayari Jones talks here about what led her to write Silver Sparrow, her compelling novel that is resonating with readers far and wide, from NPR to Ann Patchett. Brand new in…

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Algonquin Authors Pick Their Favorite Books They’ve Read in 2011, Part 2

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Donia Bijan, author of Maman’s Homesick Pie
This was the year of displaced persons.
The Invisible Bridge, by Julie Orringer. The untold story of Hungarian Jews forced to flee as Europe’s tragedy unfolds, renders the…

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What We’re Reading: The Family Fang by Kevin Wilson

1 Comment September 15, 2011 • 1 Comment

 “Art, if you loved it, was worth any amount of unhappiness and pain.”–Caleb and Camille Fang
The cover of Kevin Wilson’s The Family Fang proudly displays a quote from bestselling author Ann Patchett: “The Family…

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Summer Reading List

70 Comments June 23, 2011 • 70 Comments

It’s no secret that we Algonkians are voracious readers. This summer, we’re excited to dive into a wide variety of books, from the eclectic (The Decameron, Emily Post’s Etiquette, Yakuza Moon) to the wildly popular…

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Booksellers Rock! Debra Linn, Books & Books

6 Comments May 18, 2011 • 6 Comments

Debra Linn is a Miami Beach native and former newspaper sports editor (17 years and lived to tell!) who found her way to Books & Books five years and four new stores ago.  A part-time…

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