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Giveaway Tuesday: Fall 2014 Galleys

May 20, 2014 • 20 Comments 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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Lucky 7: Exley

No Comments August 24, 2012 • No Comments “Sometimes you have to tell the truth about some of the stuff you’ve done so that people will believe you when you tell them the truth about other stuff you haven’t done.” – Miller Le Ray,…


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Lucky 7 e-books: A Funny Thing Happened

No Comments August 1, 2012 • No Comments A Funny Thing Happened Some laughs come from the belly and make you gasp for air. Some come as chuckles and a wry smile. We offer up seven books that will make you giggle, tee-hee,…


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Algonquin’s Lucky 7: Introducing Our Monthly E-book Promo

5 Comments February 13, 2012 • 5 Comments AHH, FEBRUARY, THE MONTH OF LOVE! What better way to commemorate Valentine’s Day than by spreading the love of reading? We asked seven Algonquin authors to choose their favorite Algonquin title ever—a book they have…


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Algonquin Authors Pick Their Favorite Books of 2011 (Part 1)

1 Comment December 5, 2011 • 1 Comment Tayari Jones, author of Silver Sparrow The Love Wife by Gish Jen:  This novel takes us to the heart of the most complicated–and a complicating–American family. It broke my heart and then put it back…


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On Writing: Brock Clarke and Kevin Wilson

1 Comment October 24, 2011 • 1 Comment Brock Clarke and Kevin Wilson talk inspiration, performance art, unlikeable characters, Cormac McCarthy, short stories, and potato guns. Brock Clarke is the author of An Arsonist’s Guide to Writers’ Homes in New England and Exley.…


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Algonquin Authors Pick Their Favorite Summer Reads: Part 1

No Comments August 17, 2011 • No Comments Summer’s winding down, but we still have plenty of time left to cram in more summer reading, right? We recently asked our authors to tell us about their favorite summer reads, whether from recent memory…


October 6, 2010

A Fan’s Notes on A Fan’s Notes

4 Comments October 6, 2010 • 4 Comments Brock Clarke on Frederick Exley’s cult classic photo credit: Jon Hughes/ Photopresse .I first read Frederick Exley’s A Fan’s Notes in the summer of 1993. I was at my parents’ house in upstate New York.…


October 5, 2010

Happy Exley Day!

1 Comment October 5, 2010 • 1 Comment Hooray, today’s the publication date of Brock Clarke’s new novel, Exley! And to celebrate, we’re giving you an exclusive excerpt to read. But first, check out some of the great reviews Exley has already received:…