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The Lucky Tour: Bookworks

August 21, 2013 • 1 Comment

Intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road for a tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States. Join us for the journey…
ALBUQUERQUE — Although…

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The Lucky Tour: Antigone Books

1 Comment August 16, 2013 • 1 Comment

Intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road for a tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States. Join us for the journey…
TUCSON, Arizona —…

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Five Rings of Olympic Reading

No Comments July 27, 2012 • No Comments

Cue the music. Unfurl the flags. Get Bob Costas a throat lozenge. It’s time for the Olympics. And whether you’re a true fan who loves the wide world of sports, a casual observer who catches…

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June 5, 2012

Barbara Kingsolver announces Susan Nussbaum as Winner of 2012 PEN/Bellwether Prize

1 Comment June 5, 2012 • 1 Comment

New York City, June 5, 2012—PEN American Center, the largest branch of the world’s oldest literary and human rights organization, joined Barbara Kingsolver, founder of the Bellwether Prize, and Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, a…

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Naomi Benaron on How Not to “Book-Tour”

2 Comments March 6, 2012 • 2 Comments

Book-Tour: a verb meaning to live in airports, airplanes and hotels while whisking about the country, drinking in gulps of countryside that remains beyond reach. Also: to connect with audiences across the country about a…

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Recently Published: Running the Rift by Naomi Benaron

25 Comments January 19, 2012 • 25 Comments

I read Naomi Benaron‘s Running the Rift over the holidays, and I think my family may have been frustrated by the way I kept sneaking off to lock myself in the basement and read in…

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Giveaway: Naomi Benaron’s Running the Rift

46 Comments September 28, 2011 • 46 Comments

Naomi Benaron’s riveting debut novel, Running the Rift (pub. date: January 17, 2012), chronicles the story of a gifted Rwandan boy, Jean Patrick Nkuba, from the day he knows that running will be his life…

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Booksellers Rock! Josh Christie, Sherman’s Books and Stationery

2 Comments September 21, 2011 • 2 Comments

Name: Josh Christie
Bookstore: Sherman’s Books and Stationery, Freeport
Title: Bookseller
Brief Bio: Josh Christie started his career in bookselling in 2004, working as a frontline bookseller at Sherman’s Books and Stationery in Camden, Maine.…

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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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