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Snowy Day Reading List

No Comments We’ve been hunkered down all day here in Chapel Hill, where we’re taking on the front end of Winter Storm Jonas. The accumulating white precipitation of all forms has inspired us to come up with…

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October Lucky Stars: League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

No Comments No Comments This month for our October Lucky Stars, we present men, men like any other men, only moreso, to paraphrase a fictional man like Rick Blaine. Each of these e-books — just $1.99 apiece throughout the…

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Algonquin’s Lucky 7: Introducing Our Monthly E-book Promo

5 Comments 5 Comments AHH, FEBRUARY, THE MONTH OF LOVE! What better way to commemorate Valentine’s Day than by spreading the love of reading? We asked seven Algonquin authors to choose their favorite Algonquin title ever—a book they have…

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On Writing: Brock Clarke and Kevin Wilson

1 Comment 1 Comment Brock Clarke and Kevin Wilson talk inspiration, performance art, unlikeable characters, Cormac McCarthy, short stories, and potato guns. Brock Clarke is the author of An Arsonist’s Guide to Writers’ Homes in New England and Exley.…

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Algonquin Authors Pick Their Favorite Summer Reads: Part 1

No Comments No Comments Summer’s winding down, but we still have plenty of time left to cram in more summer reading, right? We recently asked our authors to tell us about their favorite summer reads, whether from recent memory…

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A Fan’s Notes on A Fan’s Notes

4 Comments 4 Comments Brock Clarke on Frederick Exley’s cult classic photo credit: Jon Hughes/ Photopresse .I first read Frederick Exley’s A Fan’s Notes in the summer of 1993. I was at my parents’ house in upstate New York.…

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