A Blessing on the Moon: Now on Stage!

January 31, 2012 • No Comments Joseph Skibell is no stranger when it comes to accolades and awards. Recently, his novel A Curable Romantic won the prestigious Sami Rohr Choice Award (which comes with a $25,000 grand prize). So how do…


December 5, 2011

Algonquin Authors Pick Their Favorite Books of 2011 (Part 1)

1 Comment December 5, 2011 • 1 Comment Tayari Jones, author of Silver Sparrow The Love Wife by Gish Jen:  This novel takes us to the heart of the most complicated–and a complicating–American family. It broke my heart and then put it back…


November 1, 2011

Publication Day: A Curable Romantic by Joseph Skibell

21 Comments November 1, 2011 • 21 Comments “I fell in love with Emma Eckstein the moment I saw her from the fourth gallery of the Carl Theater, and this was also the night I met Sigmund Freud.” So begins Joseph Skibell’s absorbing…


February 22, 2011

Joseph Skibell nominated for the $100K Sami Rohr Prize

12 Comments February 22, 2011 • 12 Comments When I first read Joseph Skibell’s A Curable Romantic last fall, I knew Algonquin had a winner on its hands. On vacation with my in-laws-to-be, I continuously snuck away to read Joseph’s novel, which ensnared…


December 28, 2010

Another Late Christmas by Joseph Skibell

No Comments December 28, 2010 • No Comments Last week in group therapy, people were complaining about the upcoming holidays. It was the seventh day of Hanukkah – that night, we’d be lighting the menorah for the last night – so I wasn’t…


September 8, 2010

Watch This: A Curable Video

2 Comments September 8, 2010 • 2 Comments We’re continuing our celebration of Joseph Skibell Week: Leave a comment on our Facebook page (or here on our blog if you’re not on Facebook) to enter to win copies of A CURABLE ROMANTIC and…


September 7, 2010

Read This: A Curable Romantic Excerpt

10 Comments September 7, 2010 • 10 Comments Happy Skibell Week! Comment on our Facebook page (or here if you don’t have a Facebook account) to be entered in a drawing to win a copy of Joseph Skibell’s new novel, A Curable Romantic,…