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October Lucky Stars: League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

October 14, 2014 • No Comments

This month for our October Lucky Stars, we present men, men like any other men, only moreso, to paraphrase a fictional man like Rick Blaine. Each of these e-books — just $1.99 apiece throughout the…

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Dinner Is On The House with Bill Roorbach

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Because authors are basically paid to put words in the mouths of other (often non-existent) people, it seems perfectly reasonable that Bill Roorbach held an imaginary dinner party to celebrate his upcoming novel, The Remedy …

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Big Week – Big, Huge – for The Remedy for Love

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When it rains, it pours. When it snows, it’s the Storm of the Century. And when the good news started coming in for Bill Roorbach’s The Remedy for Love this week, we got out our…

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The Quotable Algonkian, Part 2: Summer Slump Edition

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Algonquin authors, a spectacularly talented lot, are also exceptionally generous with their hard-earned writing advice. During the dog days of summer, even the most dedicated writer’s momentum can stall, so we’ve compiled another installment of…

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Meet Lin Enger, Bill Roorbach & Brock Clarke

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Here are excerpts from the Algonquin Reader essays by Lin Enger, Bill Roorbach and Brock Clarke:

The High Divide by Lin Enger:  “In 1883 my great-grandfather, a Norwegian immigrant, arrived in Dakota Territory to homestead…

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Algonquin @ BEA

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Giveaway Tuesday: Fall 2014 Galleys

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Galleys, we’ve got galleys. We’ve got lots and lots of galleys.
This is your chance to get your mitts on advance reading copies of our Fall 2014 titles. Get ‘em now. Get ‘em before BEA…

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The Lucky Tour: Brazos Bookstore

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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 the journey…
HOUSTON — Houston…

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Raking in First Lines of Fall 2012 Quiz

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Here are the answers to our First Lines of Fall 2012 Quiz (below). Did you match the right line with the right book? Those who did will be eligible to win free advance copies of…

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Fall 2012 Algonquin Reader: Stories behind Stories

No Comments July 11, 2012 • No Comments

A forged Degas masterpiece • a mysterious Connecticut mansion • a hysterical and heartbreaking road trip • a sequestered and grieving husband • war and exile in Sri Lanka • the old country and the new world of one family.…

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