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“Celebrate Lee Smith Week” comes to Giveaway Monday

No Comments This year marks the forty-fifth anniversary of Lee Smith’s first novel, The Last Day the Dogbushes Bloomed. Since its publication in 1968, Lee has penned twelve other widely acclaimed novels and four collections of short…

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Giveaway Thursday: Furious Cool

4 Comments 4 Comments Obsessed with Richard Pryor since they were kids, David and Joe Henry celebrate Pryor’s genius in this groundbreaking and profoundly entertaining biography.  The brothers recently had a conversation with National Book Award winner Colum McCann…

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Giveaway Tuesday: The Explanation for Everything

6 Comments 6 Comments Happy Publication Day to New York Times bestselling author Lauren Grodstein! And it’s a happy day, indeed, as The Explanation for Everything has been tabbed for both Amazon’s Best Books of the Month for September…

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Giveaway Tuesday: The Road from Gap Creek

6 Comments 6 Comments It’s publication day for The Road from Gap Creek! Robert Morgan dives back into the multidimensional landscape of his 1999 national bestseller, Gap Creek.  It is a place and story, a story of a family…

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Giveaway Monday: The Explanation for Everything

6 Comments 6 Comments Lauren Grodstein has a way of getting inside her characters’ angst and the big issues of our lives that is entertaining and illuminating. She did this with page-turning success in The New York Times bestseller,…

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Giveaway Monday: Young (Readers) at heart

1 Comment 1 Comment Our dear, fabulous, wonderful new Algonquin Young Readers imprint takes over Giveaway Monday today, giving you a chance to win a signed copy of the big YA buzz book… If You Could Be Mine by…

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Giveaway Monday: Good Kings Bad Kings

5 Comments 5 Comments The Wall Street Journal reviewed Good Kings Bad Kings by Susan Nussbaum this weekend, calling it, “[a] moving story.”  The review says, “Nussbaum wonderfully sweetens a stark subject with doses of idiosyncratic humor and…

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Giveaway Monday: Antonia Lively Breaks the Silence

1 Comment 1 Comment Enter for your chance to win… Antonia Lively Breaks the Silence by David Samuel Levinson One writer’s mysterious death, another’s relentless quest for fame, and a bitter literary critic’s passion for manipulation drive the story…

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Giveaway Monday: Happy Earth Day!

2 Comments 2 Comments Happy Earth Day!  Celebrate by entering to win a copy of … The Nature Principle by Richard Louv Does thinking about our planet’s future conjure up images of  a post-apocalyptic dystopia stripped of nature (think…

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Giveaway Week Finale: The Coldest Night

2 Comments 2 Comments Welcome to the final installment of Algonquin’s Giveaway Week! It’s been a week of wonderful books, but Friday we’re in love with Robert Olmstead’s The Coldest Night. “It’s extremes that rivet us in Olmstead’s searing…

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