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Booksellers Rock! Steven Salardino, Skylight Books

4 Comments Name: Steven Salardino Bookstore: Skylight Books Title: Manager Brief Bio: Southern California boy, junior high school heavy metal kid turned long hair punk. Educated by Doonesbury comics, Steve Martin LPs, and Woody Allen movies. Skateboarding…

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Algonquin Staff Picks of 2011

6 Comments 6 Comments 2011 was definitely a banner year for books. For this year’s roundup of our favorites, many of us selected Kevin Wilson’s hilarious and brilliant novel, The Family Fang. (Kevin, come back and visit us soon!)…

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The John Jeremiah Sullivan: An Essential Autumn Cocktail

3 Comments 3 Comments Like most well-adjusted Americans, I can use almost anything to justify wanting a drink. It’s raining? Better have a toddy. It’s hot out? A gin and tonic! Bad days, great days, taxes or a raise—each…

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What We’re Reading: Spousonomics by Paula Szhuchman and Jenny Anderson

1 Comment 1 Comment Happy October! It’s fall, which means shorter daylight hours (boo!) and longer hours of reading at home on the couch (yay!). As some of you may already know from my earlier posts, I’m on a…

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