What We’re Reading: At Home: A History of Private Life

3 Comments I am the unlikeliest person to be reading this book, for three reasons: 1) as anyone who knows me well can report, I have a certain deficiency in the housekeeping department; 2) I’m more inclined…

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Like My Jacket? Paperback versus Hardback

13 Comments 13 Comments This month marks the publication of the beautiful paperback edition of Lauren Grodstein’s critically acclaimed novel A FRIEND OF THE FAMILY, an Algonquin staff favorite. Lauren’s suburban tragedy charts a father’s fall from grace as…

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Hempel. Tower. Pories. Housing Works, 9/24

1 Comment 1 Comment This past Friday, September 24th, at New York City’s Housing Works, guest editor Amy Hempel, series editor Kathy Pories, and contributor Wells Tower gathered together to celebrate Algonquin’s 25th anniversary of NEW STORIES FROM THE…

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Celebrate 25 years at Housing Works Bookstore tonight!

No Comments No Comments 5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND TONIGHT’S NEW STORIES FROM THE SOUTH READING AT HOUSING WORKS BOOKSTORE . 1. Award-winning author Amy Hempel may bring her dog. . 2. You may get the chance to…

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FIRST READING, FIRST DATE

8 Comments 8 Comments What was the first reading you ever went to? Tell us the author, book, and bookstore on our Facebook page (or, if you’re not a member of Facebook, here on our blog) and we’ll reward…

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AN INTERVIEW WITHKathy Pories, Series Editor

8 Comments 8 Comments Algonquin Books is proud to celebrate a quarter-century’s worth of stellar short stories with the publication of its annual anthology, NEW STORIES FROM THE SOUTH. Over the course of the week, we’ll be featuring spotlight…

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Meet the Staff: Kathy Pories, Senior Editor

6 Comments 6 Comments Welcome back to Meet the Staff, where we learn a little more about the lovely people with whom we work! This month, we’re excited to feature Kathy Pories, Senior Editor. How long have you been…

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