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Booksellers, See You at BEA

May 27, 2015 • No Comments We’re so excited to see all of our bookselling friends at Book Expo America this week! Here’s a comprehensive list of all of our featured authors and events throughout the week. If you’ll be at…


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Meet Lin Enger

No Comments May 29, 2014 • No Comments The BEA fun continues at Booth 839 with Friday’s signing with Lin Enger.  Preview his upcoming novel and discover the family history that inspired it with this excerpt from his essay in the Algonquin Reader. The High…


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Algonquin @ BEA

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More BEA, more fun

1 Comment May 30, 2013 • 1 Comment Looking forward to seeing all our friends and friends-to-be at the Algonquin booth (#839-939) for Friday’s Book Expo America Day 2. Please be sure to stop by for day of celebration! – 10:30am: Lee Smith…


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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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BookExpo America: Buzz Books & Photos

2 Comments June 3, 2011 • 2 Comments Recently we attended the annual BookExpo America trade show, the largest publishing gathering in the country, to promote our current and forthcoming Fall 2011 titles. The reception this year was quite spectacular, and many of…


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Ask an Algonquin Editor: Kathy Pories on the Bellwether Prize

2 Comments May 11, 2011 • 2 Comments Algonquin Books Senior Editor Kathy Pories talks about the Bellwether Prize, the publication prize founded by Barbara Kingsolver to recognize literature that addresses issues of social justice. Algonquin published two Bellwether Prize winners–Hillary Jordan‘s Mudbound…


November 18, 2010

Algonquin Talks with Sara Nelson, O: The Oprah Magazine

3 Comments November 18, 2010 • 3 Comments . How long have you been at O: The Oprah Magazine? Oprah and you are totally best buds now, right? I started in September ’09, so it’s been a little over a year. Oprah and…


October 25, 2010

Algonquin Talks with Amy Salit, Fresh Air producer

4 Comments October 25, 2010 • 4 Comments Amy Salit—one of the smartest, hardest working, and funniest producers in the biz—was kind enough to take time out from her busy schedule to talk about her career at Fresh Air, including legendary BEA parties…