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Days of Our Lives: This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance!

August 30, 2015 • 2 Comments We wake up each day to a new story. Or, more accurately, a new chapter in the story of our lives. Each day builds the story, the story we tell about ourselves and the story…

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‘A’ Book Giveaway: This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance!

1 Comment July 10, 2015 • 1 Comment In honor of closing the final page of our ‘A’ Book for #100DaysofAlgonquin on Instagram, we are offering up a chance to win a “real” advance copy of Jonathan Evison‘s new novel, This Is Your…

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May 15, 2015 kurt-pickens

#TwitterFiction with Jonathan Evison

No Comments May 15, 2015 • No Comments We spent a good portion of this week following the adventures of Kurt Pickens of Owingsville, Kentucky, on his Alaskan cruise. Oh, that buffet! It was a lovely midday vacay as we set sail with…

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February 5, 2015 revised set

The Revised Fundamentals of Filmmaking

1 Comment 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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The Lucky Tour: Fountain Bookstore

No Comments April 25, 2014 • 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.…

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April 12, 2014 kramerbooks

The Lucky Tour: Kramerbooks & afterwords

No Comments April 12, 2014 • 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. …

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Booksellers Rock! Nicole Magistro, The Bookworm of Edwards

3 Comments March 3, 2014 • 3 Comments Name: Nicole Magistro Job title: Owner, book buyer Bookstore: The Bookworm of Edwards Brief Bio: After spending way too much money on an education to become a writer (Northwestern University), Nicole had to get a…

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Back to The Lucky Tour: King’s English Bookshop

No Comments January 11, 2014 • 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.…

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December Lucky Stars – Week 4: Recent Favorites

No Comments December 26, 2013 • No Comments The Third Son by Julie Wu: In the middle of a terrifying air raid in Japanese-occupied Taiwan, Saburo, the least favored son of a Taiwanese politician, runs through a peach forest for cover. It’s there…

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The Lucky Tour: City Lights Bookstore

No Comments September 18, 2013 • No Comments "Our Beats section upstairs is definitely the biggest draw. Customers don't necessarily head up there first, but they always seem to make it there eventually."

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