January Lucky Stars: Book Your Year, Book Clubs

January 2, 2014 • No Comments 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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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

1 Comment September 13, 2011 • 1 Comment 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

No Comments August 12, 2011 • No Comments 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┬áthe 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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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…