Algonquin’s Guide to Gift Giving, Winter 2011

December 14, 2011 • 1 Comment I always wait until the last minute to buy Christmas and Chanukah presents for my family. It’s not because shopping slips my mind, or because I forget about the holidays or my family, but mostly…


September 3, 2010

A Labor Day Drink That Packs a Punch!

No Comments September 3, 2010 • No Comments Why do we celebrate Labor Day? Is it because 200 hundred years ago, President Cleveland was feeling a tad sheepish about that whole Pullman-Strike debacle? Possibly. But I think it serves a grander purpose. It’s…


August 27, 2010

Love And Drinks With Hammett and Hellman

4 Comments August 27, 2010 • 4 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…


August 13, 2010

Friday The 13th A Toast To Poe

3 Comments August 13, 2010 • 3 Comments Happy Friday the 13th! Or is it Unhappy … Either way, it’s a Friday and it’s a day of note so there must be festivities and there must be a toast. And who better to…


August 2, 2010

Make A Toast At The Round Table

No Comments August 2, 2010 • No Comments 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…


July 28, 2010

Beat the heat, Hemingway style

No Comments July 28, 2010 • No Comments 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…


December 8, 2009

Our Fruitcake-Free Holiday Gift Guide

No Comments 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…