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Happy Hour Giveaway Monday: The Drunken Botanist

2 Comments Welcome to Happy Hour at Algonquin Books! We have a two-for-one special this evening on today’s Giveaway Monday book, The Drunken Botanist by Amy Stewart The randomly chosen winner of today’s Giveaway Monday book will…

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Mood Music: A Valentine’s Music Sampler

1 Comment 1 Comment   Algonquin is bringing sexy back this Valentine’s Day. Here is suggested mood music for “rounding the bases” — yes, those bases—from some of Algonquin’s authors. (We’ve finally answered the question, “Who wrote the book…

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Lucky 7: From the Ground Up

No Comments No Comments It’s never easy to learn something new, but in From the Ground Up, Amy Stewart puts all of her successes and mishaps on display in order to help plant the path for us.   Take your…

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Lucky 7 for January: What to Read in 2013

4 Comments 4 Comments What to Read in 2013 With the New Year come new books from some of Algonquin’s classic authors. Dive into wonderful works from the likes of Lee Smith, Robert Morgan, Jill McCorkle, Amy Stewart, and…

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Lucky 7: Flower Confidential

No Comments No Comments “This book is as lush as the flowers it describes.” – Publishers Weekly Flowers can say everything from “get well” to “I love you” to “I’m sorry.”  But they are also a multi-million dollar business.…

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Lights, Camera, Book Trailers!

1 Comment 1 Comment Viewer discretion advised: this post has been rated R for reading.  We’ve uploaded several new book trailers on our YouTube channel, and you have a front row seat.  You won’t have to worry about missing…

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Lucky 7 for November: The Stories behind the Stories

No Comments No Comments The Stories behind the Stories Meet the people behind the icons, find the facts behind the legends, and discover forgotten stories you should know. These true tales turn out to be even more fascinating than…

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Head Outside with Amy Stewart

No Comments No Comments Summer is the time to head outdoors and enjoy the world beyond our air conditioning. But if searing heat and bizarrely violent storms are messing with your outside time, spend a little indoor time —…

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Lucky 7 e-books: Enjoy the Great Outdoors

6 Comments 6 Comments The Great Outdoors Head outside and get dirty with a good book. Build from the ground up with these inside looks at the outside world. Plus, you can save a tree by filling up your…

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The Things People Send Me: Amy Stewart on The Earth Moved

35 Comments 35 Comments Since The Earth Moved was published in 2004, I have received: Two paintings of earthworms, one more abstract and one in a more photorealist style. A handpainted greeting card, suitable for framing, of a mass…

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