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Days of Our Lives: This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance!

2 Comments We wake up each day to a new story. Or, more accurately, a new chapter in the story of our lives. Each day builds the story, the story we tell about ourselves and the story…

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‘A’ Book Giveaway: This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance!

1 Comment 1 Comment In honor of closing the final page of our ‘A’ Book for #100DaysofAlgonquin on Instagram, we are offering up a chance to win a “real” advance copy of Jonathan Evison‘s new novel, This Is Your…

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#TwitterFiction with Jonathan Evison

No Comments No Comments We spent a good portion of this week following the adventures of Kurt Pickens of Owingsville, Kentucky, on his Alaskan cruise. Oh, that buffet! It was a lovely midday vacay as we set sail with…

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The Revised Fundamentals of Filmmaking

1 Comment 1 Comment When filming of The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving began in Atlanta last month, Jonathan Evison’s novel joined a distinguished list of Algonquin books adapted to the screen. Larry Brown’s Joe, starring Nicolas Cage, was released…

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The Lucky Tour: Fountain Bookstore

No Comments No Comments Intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road this past summer for a tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States.…

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The Lucky Tour: Kramerbooks & afterwords

No Comments No Comments Intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road this past summer for a tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States. …

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Booksellers Rock! Nicole Magistro, The Bookworm of Edwards

3 Comments 3 Comments Name: Nicole Magistro Job title: Owner, book buyer Bookstore: The Bookworm of Edwards Brief Bio: After spending way too much money on an education to become a writer (Northwestern University), Nicole had to get a…

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Back to The Lucky Tour: King’s English Bookshop

No Comments No Comments Intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road this past summer for a tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States.…

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December Lucky Stars – Week 4: Recent Favorites

No Comments No Comments The Third Son by Julie Wu: In the middle of a terrifying air raid in Japanese-occupied Taiwan, Saburo, the least favored son of a Taiwanese politician, runs through a peach forest for cover. It’s there…

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The Lucky Tour: City Lights Bookstore

No Comments No Comments "Our Beats section upstairs is definitely the biggest draw. Customers don't necessarily head up there first, but they always seem to make it there eventually."

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