Croissants for Bastille Day

June 29, 2015 • No Comments William Alexander set out to master the Art of French Speaking in his New York Times bestseller, Flirting with French. Hand in hand with speaking French is eating French food. And cooking French food. Oh,…


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Flirting with French Giveaway: Some Very Coy Phrases

5 Comments September 9, 2014 • 5 Comments William Alexander has always wanted to be French. One petite problem: He can’t actually speak French. So, he immerses himself in the language, studies hard, travels to France, and discovers that  — voila! — he still…


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The Books of Summer

No Comments August 28, 2014 • No Comments As we head into the unofficial end of summer with Labor Day weekend, we wondered about which books captured our authors’ attention during the dog days. “My favorite book of the summer was James Salter’s…


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Vive la France! Celebrate Bastille Day with William Alexander

1 Comment July 13, 2014 • 1 Comment For the most French of days, William Alexander, author of The $64 Tomato and the upcoming Flirting with French, shares some of France’s charms. Vive la France! It’s Bastille Day! Never mind that the site of the famed…


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Giveaway Tuesday: Fall 2014 Galleys

20 Comments May 20, 2014 • 20 Comments Galleys, we’ve got galleys. We’ve got lots and lots of galleys. This is your chance to get your mitts on advance reading copies of our Fall 2014 titles. Get ’em now. Get ’em before BEA…


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Lucky 7: 52 Loaves

No Comments September 25, 2012 • No Comments “The perfect loaf was not something I was going to create; it was something that I was going to find. It was already there, waiting to be discovered or baked, but I had to elevate…


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Lucky 7 for September: Food, Glorious Food

4 Comments September 1, 2012 • 4 Comments Food, Glorious Food Food is language. Food is love. Food is family. Food is fun. Fill up your plate—and your e-reader—with these tasty morsels of perfectly priced e-books. They’re all just $1.99 throughout September. So…


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Father’s Day: Apple Doesn’t Fall Far from the Tree

1 Comment June 17, 2012 • 1 Comment Today we mark Father’s Day with another essay by William Alexander, author of The $64 Tomato and 52 Loaves. To read Alexander’s previous essay, click here, and don’t miss our Father’s Day gift guide if you’re still hunting…


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Father’s Day: The Inheritance of Beer

No Comments June 15, 2012 • No Comments This week, in honor of Father’s Day, we’re bringing you essays and personal stories focusing on dad.  Today, Craig Popelars, Algonquin’s Director of Marketing, shares thoughts about fatherhood, his father and the beer that bonds…


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Father’s Day Tomatoes

No Comments June 14, 2012 • No Comments This week for Father’s Day, we’re focusing on features and essays dad will enjoy. Today, Director of Publicity Kelly Bowen tackles the tomato with three tasty treats for dads who like to garden, for dads…