Picture1

Super Book Sunday Results: The Algonquin First String

No Comments The results from the Super Book Sunday draft are in! Thanks to all who participated. And here’s your Algonquin first-string: Player #1: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin Player #2: Water for…

READ MORE

book stall

The Lucky Tour: The Book Stall

No Comments No Comments Intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road last summer for a tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States. Join…

READ MORE

mr robot head

The Lucky Tour: The Book Cellar

No Comments No Comments Intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road this past summer for a tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States. …

READ MORE

IMG_1743-215x2151.jpg

The Lucky Tour: The Booksmith

No Comments No Comments Intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road for a tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States. Join us for…

READ MORE

Barbara Kingsolver announces Susan Nussbaum as Winner of 2012 PEN/Bellwether Prize

1 Comment 1 Comment Live from the Bellwether Prize Announcement at BEA 2012 New York City, June 5, 2012—PEN American Center, the largest branch of the world’s oldest literary and human rights organization, joined Barbara Kingsolver, founder of the…

READ MORE

brandon-jones-thumbnail.jpg

Brandon Jones at the ABA Winter Institute and ALA Midwinter Conference

1 Comment 1 Comment On January 18th, my wife, Michi, and I flew to the city of New Orleans to make an appearance at the American Booksellers Association Winter Institute. This was my first time visiting the Big Easy,…

READ MORE

lucky-7-thumbnail.jpg

Algonquin’s Lucky 7: Introducing Our Monthly E-book Promo

5 Comments 5 Comments AHH, FEBRUARY, THE MONTH OF LOVE! What better way to commemorate Valentine’s Day than by spreading the love of reading? We asked seven Algonquin authors to choose their favorite Algonquin title ever—a book they have…

READ MORE

invisible-bridge-thumb1.jpg

Algonquin Authors Pick Their Favorite Books They’ve Read in 2011, Part 2

1 Comment 1 Comment Donia Bijan, author of Maman’s Homesick Pie This was the year of displaced persons. The Invisible Bridge, by Julie Orringer. The untold story of Hungarian Jews forced to flee as Europe’s tragedy unfolds, renders the…

READ MORE

When-she-woke-thumb.jpg

Join the Conversation! Live Twitter Book Club Chat with Hillary Jordan

No Comments No Comments Hillary Jordan is now on Twitter! Her new novel, When She Woke, is a modern dystopian take on The Scarlet Letter and is the #1 Indie Next Pick for October. Follow Hillary (@Hillary_Jordan) and  join…

READ MORE

When-she-woke-thumb.jpg

Publication Day: When She Woke by Hillary Jordan

42 Comments 42 Comments “When she woke, she was red. Not flushed, not sunburned, but the solid, declarative red of a stop sign. She saw her hands first. She held them in front of her eyes, squinting up at…

READ MORE