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Algonquin’s Guide to Gift Giving, Winter 2011

1 Comment I always wait until the last minute to buy Christmas and Chanukah presents for my family. It’s not because shopping slips my mind, or because I forget about the holidays or my family, but mostly…

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A Labor Day Drink That Packs a Punch!

No Comments No Comments Why do we celebrate Labor Day? Is it because 200 hundred years ago, President Cleveland was feeling a tad sheepish about that whole Pullman-Strike debacle? Possibly. But I think it serves a grander purpose. It’s…

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Love And Drinks With Hammett and Hellman

4 Comments 4 Comments I feel like I’ve been having a lot of conversations about love lately–or rather, the nature of relationships. And I’ve come to the following conclusion: The very person you pine for, swoon over, and generally…

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Friday The 13th A Toast To Poe

3 Comments 3 Comments Happy Friday the 13th! Or is it Unhappy … Either way, it’s a Friday and it’s a day of note so there must be festivities and there must be a toast. And who better to…

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Make A Toast At The Round Table

No Comments No Comments Algonquin Books can’t help but feel a special bond with Dorothy Parker and the members of the Algonquin Round Table, despite the fact that we are not, as many believe, named after the Algonquin Round…

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Beat the heat, Hemingway style

No Comments No Comments During these long, hot summer days, nothing feels quite so right as sitting down with a good book,  a chilled beverage at your side. We hand out suggestions about good books like candy, but I…

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Our Fruitcake-Free Holiday Gift Guide

No Comments No Comments Don’t want to give Dad a pair of GoldToe socks again this year? We don’t blame you. That’s why no matter who’s on your list, Algonquin has the perfect gift… For Her Going Away Shoes…

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