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Celebrate Bastille Day with These Books

No Comments A very happy Bastille Day to you, or as the French would say, bonne fête nationale! Whether you’re obsessed with all things French or you’ve just seen Les Miserables too many times, July 14 is…

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Croissants for Bastille Day

No Comments 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 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…

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The Books of Summer

No Comments 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 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…

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Giveaway Tuesday: Fall 2014 Galleys

20 Comments 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 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 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 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…

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Father’s Day: The Inheritance of Beer

No Comments 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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