Lunchtime Website Look: Jonathan Evison

August 15, 2012 • 1 Comment Grab a cold beer with Jonathan Evison as his brand-spankin’-new website goes live today:   And then you can hop in the van for a ride into Johnny’s brand-spankin’-new novel, The Revised Fundamentals of…


August 14, 2012

Lucky 7: Enslaved By Ducks

No Comments August 14, 2012 • No Comments “Tarte has an ordinary-Joe voice that makes each chapter a true pleasure, while revealing a sophisticated vision of animals and their relationship to humans.” —Publisher’s Weekly Packed with laughs and heartwarming quirks, this month’s batch…


August 13, 2012

Giveaway Monday: Gap Creek

2 Comments August 13, 2012 • 2 Comments Giveaway Mondays continue with our first paperback giveaway, and oh, what a paperback it is! Gap Creek by Robert Morgan In 2000, Oprah Winfrey selected Gap Creek for her Book Club., Now, a dozen years…


August 8, 2012

Booksellers Rock! Megan Sullivan, Harvard Book Store

4 Comments August 8, 2012 • 4 Comments Name: Megan Sullivan Bookstore: Harvard Book Store Title: Head Buyer Brief Bio: I started working at HBS part time in 1999 while going to graduate school. The bookstore life appealed to me more than the…


August 7, 2012

Lucky 7: Lunch at the Piccadilly

No Comments August 7, 2012 • No Comments “Graceful and often painfully funny.” — New York Times Book Review If you are looking for a laugh, look no further than this month’s Lucky 7 batch of e-books, only $1.99 through the end of…


August 6, 2012

Giveaway Monday, the Revised edition

1 Comment August 6, 2012 • 1 Comment We — and you — enjoyed Giveaway Mondays in July so much that we’ve decided to keep the fun going. Giveaway Mondays will continue for the foreseeable future, but they’ll be a little bit different.…


August 3, 2012

From the mouths of booksellers…

1 Comment August 3, 2012 • 1 Comment We could tell you how excited (very) we are for B.A. Shapiro’s new book, The Art Forger, but we figured we’d let unbiased booksellers do the talking for us. They’re pretty darned excited about The…


August 2, 2012

Summer solstice 1979, Algonquin style

1 Comment August 2, 2012 • 1 Comment For Week No. 4 of our SummerTime Warp Again, we’ve hit the quintessential Summer moment. It’s like the Summer solstice, Algonquin Books Blog style. It’s the ultimate Summer song. (Keep reading for your Summer² moment.)…


August 1, 2012

Lucky 7 e-books: A Funny Thing Happened

No Comments August 1, 2012 • No Comments A Funny Thing Happened Some laughs come from the belly and make you gasp for air. Some come as chuckles and a wry smile. We offer up seven books that will make you giggle, tee-hee,…