Lucky 7: Creatures of Habit

October 25, 2012 • No Comments “Jill McCorkle’s barkingly funny short-story collection trots out a menagerie of tragic and absurd tales with tails.” — Vanity Fair Today’s Lucky 7 post is going to the dogs with Jill McCorkle’s animal-themed short story…


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Lucky 7: Tending to Virginia

No Comments October 24, 2012 • No Comments Although the term “for better or for worse” goes with married couples, it really should apply to families overall.  In Tending to Virginia , Jill McCorkle presents us with three (soon to be four) generations…


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Lucky 7: Carolina Moon

No Comments October 18, 2012 • No Comments “Jill McCorkle gives herself over to her stories like a dancer surrenders to music, and, consequently, they flow as naturally across the page as a stream rounds rocks.” – Booklist Check out a preview of…


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Lucky 7: July 7th

No Comments October 17, 2012 • No Comments “An absorbing tale…a tumultuous crazy quilt of anecdotes and happenings.” — Chicago Tribune With Jill McCorkle’s new novel, Life After Life, coming out in March, now is the best time to start at the beginning,…


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Lucky 7: Going Away Shoes

1 Comment October 16, 2012 • 1 Comment   “These gems are written by a master craftswoman. Each story deserves savoring, as melancholy and humor work beautifully together in this artful collection.” – The Boston Globe       From tennis shoes to…


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Lucky 7 for October: All McCorkle, All Month

No Comments October 3, 2012 • No Comments All McCorkle, All Month Certain writers have helped define Algonquin Books. Jill McCorkle is one of those writers. Her writing’s combination of wit and weight has shaped Algonquin since the publication of her first two…


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Lucky 7: Still time for $1.99 e-books in June

1 Comment June 25, 2012 • 1 Comment Cool Summer Reads June is coming to a close, but don’t worry – there’s still time to get that perfect summer read at the perfect price. You can purchase any of the following e-books for just…


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Lucky 7: Cool Summer Reads $1.99 e-books all month

No Comments June 1, 2012 • No Comments   Cool Summer Reads Summer’s in the air, and with it comes summer reading. Ah, the words alone conjure up images of endlessly sunny days lost in perfectly crafted books. And to get ready for…


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Lucky 7: Our Southern Roots

3 Comments May 14, 2012 • 3 Comments Our Southern Roots While the geographic scope of Algonquin has certainly expanded in the last thirty years, we take great pride in the Southern literary talent that became the cornerstone of our house. From May 14…


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

5 Comments February 13, 2012 • 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…