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The Revised Fundamentals of Filmmaking

February 5, 2015 • 1 Comment

When filming of The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving began in Atlanta last month, Jonathan Evison’s novel joined a distinguished list of Algonquin books adapted to the screen. Larry Brown’s Joe, starring Nicolas Cage, was released…


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October Lucky Stars: League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

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This month for our October Lucky Stars, we present men, men like any other men, only moreso, to paraphrase a fictional man like Rick Blaine. Each of these e-books — just $1.99 apiece throughout the…


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Books to Film: The “Real” Joe

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Gary Hawkins had been well versed in the real and fictional worlds of Larry Brown long before his screen adaptation of Brown’s critically acclaimed novel Joe… premiered earlier this month. Yet, even a decade after


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Lucky Stars April: All Larry Brown, All Month

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This month’s Lucky Stars belong to the late Larry Brown, a true great. The New York Times and Newsday called him a “master” of his craft, and the proof of that is readily apparent in any…


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Lucky 7: Our Southern Roots

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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…


December 14, 2010

Christmas Week: A story from Larry Brown

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On the Second Day of Merry Christmas Week we’re giving you a short story by Larry Brown. “Merry Christmas, Scotty” is about that holiday you spend alone–for this guy, that means a tent pitched in…