Me, My Hair, And I

Enter for a Chance to Win Me, My Hair, and I

August 30, 2015 • 2 Comments Hair matters. And these writers go to great lengths to help us understand why. Surprising, insightful, frequently funny, and always forthright, the essays in Me, My Hair, and I are reflections and revelations about every…


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December Lucky Stars – Week 4: Recent Favorites

No Comments December 26, 2013 • No Comments The Third Son by Julie Wu: In the middle of a terrifying air raid in Japanese-occupied Taiwan, Saburo, the least favored son of a Taiwanese politician, runs through a peach forest for cover. It’s there he stumbles…


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Lucky 7 for April: Thinking of Mom

No Comments April 9, 2013 • No Comments From Freudian to sentimental, our thoughts turn to mom this time of year. This month’s collection of Lucky 7 e-books–just $1.99 each through April 30–looks at the complex, comforting, and confounding relationships between mothers and…


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Giveaway Week Day 2: What My Mother Gave Me

1 Comment April 2, 2013 • 1 Comment Put your worries aside, yesterday was no joke.  It really is Giveaway Week here at Algonquin!  We’re continuing the series with a Happy Pub Day giveaway… What My Mother Gave Me edited by Elizabeth Benedict…