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“Book” Your Seat for the Best Cocktail Party Ever

October 27, 2014 • No Comments

Algonquin cordially invites you to our cocktail party to end all cocktail parties — spanning space, time, and chapters.
Time: Always, forever, now showing.
Where: Hollywood, The Golden Era.
The Hosts: Mark Bailey and Edward Hemingway…

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September 30, 2014 Hemingway_Bailey_Gin_Joints_rgb_LR

Happy Hours: Of All the Gin Joints Pub Day

No Comments September 30, 2014 • No Comments

We waited as long as we could. We know it’s not happy hour yet. Heck, it’s not even tea time. But it is time to get the party started, time to celebrate publication day for…

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Giveaway Tuesday: Of All the Gin Joints

2 Comments July 8, 2014 • 2 Comments

The golden days of Hollywood featured celebrities with larger-than-life personalities and even grander drinking habits. Mark Bailey dives deep into Tinseltown lore, revealing the legendary alcohol-fueled fights, drunken seductions and movie set sagas — brought…

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May 20, 2014 fall 2014 galleys

Giveaway Tuesday: Fall 2014 Galleys

20 Comments 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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August 27, 2010

Love And Drinks With Hammett and Hellman

3 Comments August 27, 2010 • 3 Comments

I feel like I’ve been having a lot of conversations about love lately–or rather, the nature of relationships. And I’ve come to the following conclusion: The very person you pine for, swoon over, and generally…

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August 2, 2010

Make A Toast At The Round Table

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Algonquin Books can’t help but feel a special bond with Dorothy Parker and the members of the Algonquin Round Table, despite the fact that we are not, as many believe, named after the Algonquin Round…

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July 28, 2010

Beat the heat, Hemingway style

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During these long, hot summer days, nothing feels quite so right as sitting down with a good book,  a chilled beverage at your side. We hand out suggestions about good books like candy, but I…

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December 29, 2009

Cheers to the New Year!

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With New Year’s Eve right around the corner, we wanted to share a cocktail recipe from Hemingway & Bailey’s Bartending Guide to Great American Writers. Following a celebratory evening and one too many glasses of…

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December 8, 2009

Our Fruitcake-Free Holiday Gift Guide

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Don’t want to give Dad a pair of GoldToe socks again this year? We don’t blame you. That’s why no matter who’s on your list, Algonquin has the perfect gift…
For Her

Going Away Shoes…

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October 27, 2009

Your Hunt for the Perfect Halloween Cocktail? Nevermore.

3 Comments October 27, 2009 • 3 Comments

Today’s post is a tribute to Edgar Allan Poe, a master writer whose eerie tales give me the Halloween willies worse than any slasher flick!
Like most great writers, Poe enjoyed a good, stiff drink.…

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