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January Lucky Stars: Book Your Year, Book Clubs

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You’re making your lists. You’re checking them twice. You’re gonna … pick the Twelve Books of Book Club. We know that many of our dear book club friends are choosing their groups’ 2014 selections right…

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December Lucky Stars – Week 4: Recent Favorites

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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 he stumbles…

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On Writing: Martha Southgate and Elissa Schappell

1 Comment January 17, 2012 • 1 Comment

Martha Southgate and Elissa Schappell talk marine biologists, mom stereotypes, sluts, and being labeled as “Women Writers.” Martha Southgate is the author of The Taste of Salt, as well as Third Girl from the Left…

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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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“10 Titles to Pick Up Now” in O: The Oprah Magazine

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Martha Southgate’s The Taste of Salt and Hillary Jordan’s When She Woke are featured in O: The Oprah Magazine‘s “10 Titles to Pick Up Now.” Thanks, Oprah!…

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Martha Southgate on CNN

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Martha Southgate, author of THE TASTE OF SALT, now available in bookstores, was on CNN yesterday to discuss her Entertainment Weeekly article on The Help. See the video below. You can read an excerpt from THE…

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The Truth about the Civil Rights Era: Martha Southgate on The Help

24 Comments August 8, 2011 • 24 Comments

The current issue of Entertainment Weekly (August 12) has a wonderful cover story on The Help, the blockbuster book that was made into a movie, opening soon. As part of the photo-heavy spread, Entertainment Weekly…

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Sneak Peek: The Taste of Salt by Martha Southgate

50 Comments July 6, 2011 • 50 Comments

We’re thrilled to give you an early peek at Martha Southgate’s novel The Taste of Salt, arriving  in bookstores  on September 13th. Read some fantastic pre-pub blurbs below and don’t miss the excerpt at the…

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BookExpo America: Buzz Books & Photos

2 Comments June 3, 2011 • 2 Comments

Recently we attended the annual BookExpo America trade show, the largest publishing gathering in the country, to promote our current and forthcoming Fall 2011 titles. The reception this year was quite spectacular, and many of…

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BEA 2011 @ BOOTH #4252

3 Comments May 19, 2011 • 3 Comments

Will you be at Book Expo America this year? The Algonquin booth (#4252) will be rocking all week with author appearances and signings, must-grab galley giveaways, and more. Please join us for the following–all events…

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