Fall 2012 Algonquin Reader: Stories behind Stories

July 11, 2012 • No Comments A forged Degas masterpiece • a mysterious Connecticut mansion • a hysterical and heartbreaking road trip • a sequestered and grieving husband • war and exile in Sri Lanka • the old country and the new world of one family.…


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Giveaway Monday: The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving

3 Comments July 2, 2012 • 3 Comments Every Monday in July, we’re giving away FREE advance copies of our amazing fall lineup. TODAY The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving by Jonathan Evison This is your chance to read it before you can buy…


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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…


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West of Here: Now in Paperback

No Comments February 1, 2012 • No Comments We’re pleased to announce that Jonathan Evison‘s New York Times bestseller West of Here is now available in paperback! Evison’s epic novel received a boatload of accolades last year: Hudson Booksellers’ Book of the Year; winner…


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

1 Comment December 7, 2011 • 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…


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Algonquin Talks with Laurie Hertzel, Minneapolis Star-Tribune Book Review Editor

4 Comments September 7, 2011 • 4 Comments For our latest installment in the Algonquin Talks series, we hear from Laurie Hertzel, book editor for the Minneapolis Star-Tribune and author of News to Me: Adventures of an Accidental Journalist. Minneapolis is consistently voted…


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Editor and Author: Chuck Adams and Jonathan Evison

6 Comments May 16, 2011 • 6 Comments Before embarking on any author/editor relationship, I—as the editor—like to get to know the other person at least a little bit. That way I can avoid the true crazies and focus on the merely wildly…


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On Writing: Jonathan Evison and Dan Chaon

7 Comments March 18, 2011 • 7 Comments Jonathan Evison, author of West of Here, and Dan Chaon, author of Await Your Reply, talk “TAGTLAY,” the writing life, music, and the lighter issues–like the role of the subconscious in creative endeavors and the…


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Sign up for an online chat with Jonathan Evison, author of West of Here

No Comments February 18, 2011 • No Comments Hey y’all, good news! The awesome folks at The Nervous Breakdown–one of our favorite online lit sites–have opened up their February Book Club chat (taking place at end of this month) with West of Here author…


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Publication Day: West of Here by Jonathan Evison

30 Comments February 14, 2011 • 30 Comments . Happy February 15th, the Publication Day for one of the most buzzed-about books of 2011: JONATHAN EVISON‘s new book, WEST OF HERE! A.AB ABOUT THE BOOK: An exciting, innovative, and daring novel about history…