Batter up: Baseball Greats in Our Books

No Comments Opening Day(s) is here, springing anew with the lore and legend of baseball.  As James Earl Jones’ Terrence Mann says in the movie, Field of Dreams, “It reminds us of all that once was good,…

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Celebrating the Playoffs: Cardboard Gods Giveaway

25 Comments 25 Comments Here at Algonquin, we like to celebrate the playoffs in true American style: by kicking up our feet, turning on the tube, and belting “My Country ‘Tis of Thee” while eating bacon-wrapped hot dogs and…

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Publication Day and Bonus Soundtrack: Cardboard Gods by Josh Wilker

23 Comments 23 Comments Today we add a new pastime to the list of America’s favorites–apple pie, baseball, singing flight attendants and, now, Josh Wilker’s brilliant memoir, Cardboard Gods. The 1970s was a decade marked by Vietnam, Watergate, counterculture,…

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