The Beach at Galle Road: B&N Discover

November 20, 2012 • No Comments With the civil war in Sri Lanka still resounding in recent news, Joanna Luloff’s The Beach at Galle Road resonates even louder.  The interconnecting stories illustrate how experience can link people together, even as the country…


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Raking in First Lines of Fall 2012 Quiz

No Comments July 20, 2012 • No Comments Here are the answers to our First Lines of Fall 2012 Quiz (below). Did you match the right line with the right book? Those who did will be eligible to win free advance copies of…


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First Lines of Fall 2012

1 Comment July 18, 2012 • 1 Comment Leaves are far from changing color, but it’s already Fall 2012 quiz time at the Algonquin Books Blog! Match these opening lines from six of our new Fall 2012 books with the correct book title,…


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Fall 2012 Algonquin Reader: Stories behind Stories

No Comments July 11, 2012 • No Comments A forged Degas masterpiece • a mysterious Connecticut mansion • a hysterical and heartbreaking road trip • a sequestered and grieving husband • war and exile in Sri Lanka • the old country and the new world of one family.…


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Givewaway Monday: The Beach at Galle Road

4 Comments July 9, 2012 • 4 Comments Every Monday in July, we’re giving away FREE advance copies of our amazing fall lineup. TODAY The Beach at Galle Road by Joanna Luloff The lives of Sri Lankan natives and American Peace Corps workers…