Kaitlyn Greenidge’s Essays Will Astound You

No Comments Kaitlyn Greenidge’s debut novel, We Love You, Charlie Freeman, has been called “terrifically auspicious” by The New York Times and “caustically funny” by USA Today. Huffington Post describes the book as “smart, timely and powerful,”…

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Pub Day Giveaway: Dimestore by Lee Smith

3 Comments 3 Comments “Place is paramount for me as a writer. I was lucky enough to grow up in a small coal mining town set deep in the rugged Appalachian mountains of southwest Virginia, very near eastern Kentucky,…

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March Lucky Stars: Perfect for Your Book Club

No Comments No Comments Is it your turn to pick your book club’s the next book? Don’t fret. We’ve got seven fantastic options for you. This month’s Lucky Stars run the gamut of topics, but they all have one…

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Mysteries for March

No Comments No Comments Before the Ides of March, now is the time to add some intrigue to your life — without any of the real-life treachery and dire consequences. Dive into these novels. Whether it be a tragic…

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Pub Day: We Love You, Charlie Freeman

No Comments No Comments “This sharp and powerful debut novel will floor you.” We couldn’t agree more with Bustle.com’s assessment of We Love You, Charlie Freeman. And we’re not the only ones praising Kaitlyn Greenidge‘s extraordinary debut. Buzzfeed.com calls…

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Welcome Thieves Starting Lineup

No Comments No Comments Short stories that make you question your place in the world? We’re in! Sign us up. Let’s get reading all of the damaged, odd, sardonic, full-of-heart characters in Sean Beaudoin’s new collection, Welcome Thieves, just…

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Happy National Margarita Day!

No Comments No Comments If you’re enjoying a margarita today for National Margarita Day, you can thank John Wayne. Yes, the Duke. Mark Bailey’s Of All The Gin Joints features the perfect Margarita recipe along with the story of…

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Guest Post: Beyoncé to Panther Baby

2 Comments 2 Comments Today we have a guest post from one of our interns. Sydney is a publicity and online marketing intern for Algonquin Books. She is a passionate storyteller and is pursing a degree in Media and…

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Giveaway: the Algonquin Reader, Spring 2016

No Comments No Comments Spring is coming. It is, really. Even if it doesn’t feel that way right now. Spring is coming. And so are the books. Get a preview of all our amazing new fiction in the Algonquin…

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Book Club Giveaway: Orhan’s Inheritance

5 Comments 5 Comments What’s your book club reading in 2016? Here’s your chance to win a set of copies of Orhan’s Inheritance, the breathtaking debut by Aline Ohanesian. Brand new in paperback, Orhan’s Inheritance is one of our…

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