Lucky 7 for March: Be a Sport

March 1, 2013 • 1 Comment March Madness, spring training, and the soon-to-bloom azaleas at Augusta National beckon us this time of year. It’s the sporting season, and we have just the e-books to get you in the swing. Buy any…


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Publication Day: Hard Work by Roy Williams with Tim Crothers

16 Comments October 11, 2011 • 16 Comments Coach Roy Williams’ inspiring memoir, Hard Work, is now out in paperback! See below for an excerpt and book trailer. About the Book: Hard Work chronicles Coach Williams’ unlikely path to success, from his turbulent…


November 12, 2010

Booksellers Rock! Erica Eisdorfer, Bull’s Head Bookshop

4 Comments November 12, 2010 • 4 Comments Erica reading on the job. Erica Eisdorfer, long-time  manager of the Bull’s Head Bookshop, is the funniest person in the Triangle. Seriously. Just ask anyone who lives here. She’s also a talented writer in her…


November 11, 2010

Booksellers Rock! Keebe Fitch, McIntyre’s Books

No Comments November 11, 2010 • No Comments Keebe Fitch Pittsboro is technically outside of the Triangle area, but it’s so close and has such distinctive charm that we consider it an honorary member of the area. Many Triangle residents make the short…


January 6, 2010

Saying Goodbye to 2009

No Comments January 6, 2010 • No Comments What a year it’s been for Algonquin! Allow us to pat ourselves on the back when we say we had FIVE New York Times bestsellers in 2009. If you haven’t checked ’em out, what are…


December 28, 2009

Roy Williams is the Coach of the Decade!

No Comments December 28, 2009 • No Comments Earlier this month, Sports Illustrated dubbed Coach Williams “Coach of the Decade.” It goes without saying we love Roy ’round these parts. Congrats, Coach, and here’s to another GREAT year in 2010! To hear Roy…


December 8, 2009

Our Fruitcake-Free Holiday Gift Guide

No Comments December 8, 2009 • No Comments Don’t want to give Dad a pair of GoldToe socks again this year? We don’t blame you. That’s why no matter who’s on your list, Algonquin has the perfect gift… For Her Going Away Shoes…


November 13, 2009

Interview with Tim Crothers

No Comments November 13, 2009 • No Comments Tim Crothers, co-author of the New York Times bestseller Hard Work, was kind enough to answer some questions about his latest project. Algonquin: How did you come to write this book with Coach Williams? Did…


November 13, 2009

The BIG Giveaway Award Announcement!

No Comments November 13, 2009 • No Comments HARD WORK; My Life On and Off the Court, by Roy Williams Congratulations to Jamey, Michael, Kathy, Allison and Jennie – each winners of a signed copy of the New York Times bestseller, Hard Work.…


November 11, 2009

Coach Williams on WUNC

No Comments November 11, 2009 • No Comments Coach Roy Williams was on WUNC’s “Morning Edition” yesterday to talk about his new book Hard Work with WUNC reporter Dave DeWitt. The interview also includes conversations with Coach’s son Scott Williams, who talked about…