Introducing the Algonquin Book Club! Live events & live webcasts with notable writers

March 3, 2011 • 26 Comments Welcome to the Algonquin Book Club! Each year we’ll be featuring four Algonquin Book Club selections at literary events held around the country and simultaneously webcast on our site. For each event, an Algonquin author…


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USA Today “Book Buzz” item on the Algonquin Book Club

No Comments February 3, 2011 • No Comments Thanks, USA Today, for writing about the Algonquin Book Club series, featuring Julia Alvarez (In the Time of the Butterflies) with Edwidge Danticat, Sara Gruen (Water for Elephants) with Kathryn Stockett, Heidi Durrow (The Girl…


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Algonquin Night: An Evening with Heidi Durrow

2 Comments January 10, 2011 • 2 Comments We’re big fans of the Triangle’s newest independent bookstore, Flyleaf Books, conveniently located a mere seven minutes from our office. On more than once lunch break, I’ve slipped out of the office to peruse their…


November 18, 2010

Algonquin Talks with Sara Nelson, O: The Oprah Magazine

3 Comments November 18, 2010 • 3 Comments . How long have you been at O: The Oprah Magazine? Oprah and you are totally best buds now, right? I started in September ’09, so it’s been a little over a year. Oprah and…


July 6, 2010

The N.Y. Times Loves…

No Comments July 6, 2010 • No Comments The New York Times Book Review has only good things to say about Algonquin reads! The Frozen Rabbi by Steve Stern The July 3rd issue of The New York Times Book Review gave a full…


June 10, 2010

A Reliable Wife wins First Fiction Award

1 Comment June 10, 2010 • 1 Comment The Book-of-the-Month Club announced today that Robert Goolrick’s A Reliable Wife is the 2009 winner of their annual First Fiction Award! The Book-of-the-Month First Fiction Award is granted annually by the Book-of-the-Month Club editorial board…


April 16, 2010

Goolrick Takes On Arizona

1 Comment April 16, 2010 • 1 Comment Robert Goolrick‘s reading for the Desert Mountain Book Club in Arizona last week. A Reliable Wife is still on the NY Times Paperback Bestseller list, this week at #5! Visit the website for A Reliable…


March 19, 2010

Robert Goolrick reading from A Reliable Wife

No Comments March 19, 2010 • No Comments Robert Goolrick’s novel A Reliable Wife has been at the top of The New York Times bestseller list since it was released in early January. If you haven’t had a chance to see the author…


February 1, 2010

Twitter Book Club – A Reliable Wife!

No Comments February 1, 2010 • No Comments Too dang cold to go to book group? Fountain Bookstore in Richmond, VA, is hosting its first-ever Twitter Book Club tonight at 6 p.m. Everyone can participate, no matter where you live! You won’t have…


January 6, 2010

Saying Goodbye to 2009

No Comments January 6, 2010 • No Comments What a year it’s been for Algonquin! Allow us to pat ourselves on the back when we say we had FIVE New York Times bestsellers in 2009. If you haven’t checked ’em out, what are…