Lucky 7: The Frozen Rabbi

August 16, 2012 • No Comments Sometime during his restless fifteenth year, Bernie Karp discovered in his parents’ food freezer — a white-enameled Kelvinator humming in its corner of the basement rumpus room — an old man frozen in a block of…


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Lucky 7: Lunch at the Piccadilly

No Comments August 7, 2012 • No Comments “Graceful and often painfully funny.” — New York Times Book Review If you are looking for a laugh, look no further than this month’s Lucky 7 batch of e-books, only $1.99 through the end of…


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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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Lucky 7: The Writer in the Garden

No Comments July 31, 2012 • No Comments “It isn’t that I don’t like sweet disorder, but it has to be judiciously arranged.” — Vita Sackville-West   As July draws to a close, we would like to remind you of our month-long Lucky…


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People, People Who Need Trees, are the Lucky 7-est People in the World

1 Comment July 17, 2012 • 1 Comment If you’re lucky enough to be near a window right now, go look out it. (If you’re lucky enough to be outside as you’re reading this, then just look around you — and also know…


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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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Why I Love Books: July Roundup

3 Comments July 28, 2011 • 3 Comments If there’s one thing I love more than reading books, it’s setting goals. In July I planned to learn palm-reading, make spanikopita, perfect my cartwheel, memorize about 200 dinosaur genera, and read Finnegan’s Wake. Sadly,…


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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…