But Wait, There’s More! Green Apple Books Video

February 4, 2011 • 3 Comments We’re pretty psyched that Green Apple Books has selected Jonathan Evison’s West of Here for the Book of the Month. Be sure to check out their “But wait, there’s more!” video below. In Green Apple‘s…


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Algonquin Night: An Evening with Heidi Durrow

2 Comments January 10, 2011 • 2 Comments We’re big fans of the Triangle’s newest independent bookstore, Flyleaf Books, conveniently located a mere seven minutes from our office. On more than once lunch break, I’ve slipped out of the office to peruse their…


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Books in 2011: What Are You Looking Forward To Reading?

28 Comments January 7, 2011 • 28 Comments The Millions, one of our favorite literary blogs, has an excellent post on killer books coming down the pike–“Most Anticipated: The Great 2011 Book Preview.” We now have a ridiculously long list of titles we’re…


October 7, 2010

Jonathan Evison The Buzz Is Building

4 Comments October 7, 2010 • 4 Comments Johnny Evison portrait by Don Bachardy We have four exciting Jonathan Evison-related items to share with you today: 1) Behold, the brand-spanking-new website for WEST OF HERE. Isn’t it gorgeous? Bonus points if you can…


June 9, 2010

BookExpo America: The Algonquin Recap

No Comments June 9, 2010 • No Comments A few weeks ago, the Algonquin team ventured to NYC armed with thousands of galleys, comfortable shoes, and a sense of excitement. What were we so excited about, you ask? Book Expo America! We, along…