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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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February Lucky Stars in Love

No Comments February 2, 2015 • No Comments We’re not promising these books will make you lucky in love. Just Lucky Stars in love. They are completely swoon-worthy. If you have not yet discovered writers like Larry Brown or Carrie Brown, Shirley Abbott…


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October Lucky Stars: League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

No Comments October 14, 2014 • No Comments 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

1 Comment April 25, 2014 • 1 Comment 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

No Comments April 1, 2014 • No Comments 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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The Lucky Tour: the Morris book shop

No Comments March 22, 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. Join us for the journey……


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Lucky 7 for May: Short and Sweet

No Comments May 13, 2013 • No Comments Good things come in small packages, the saying goes. And this month’s batch of short story collections certainly proves it right—and at a small price. Each e-book is just $1.99 throughout May and includes a…


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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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Christmas Week: A story from Larry Brown

1 Comment December 14, 2010 • 1 Comment 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…