Our Fruitcake-Free Holiday Gift Guide

December 8, 2009 • No Comments 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…


December 1, 2009

Jill McCorkle on “A Christmas Memory”

No Comments December 1, 2009 • No Comments Truman Capote’s heartbreaking short story, “A Christmas Memory,” is a perennial favorite around this time of year, and Jill McCorkle — author of GOING AWAY SHOES — explains why she’s given countless copies as holiday…


October 19, 2009

McCorkle Wows at McIntyre’s

1 Comment October 19, 2009 • 1 Comment Last Saturday our beloved author, Jill McCorkle, read at McIntyre’s Fine Books, just one of nearly 40 stops on her current book tour. McIntyre’s is located in Fearrington Village — a cool little community built…


October 6, 2009

The SIBA Tradeshow

No Comments October 6, 2009 • No Comments The other weekend I had the opportunity to drive down to Greenville, SC to attend the SIBA (Southern Independent Booksellers Association) trade show. ¬†Held across the country, these regional trade shows are a chance for…