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“Book” Your Seat for the Best Cocktail Party Ever

1 Comment Algonquin cordially invites you to our cocktail party to end all cocktail parties — spanning space, time, and chapters. Time: Always, forever, now showing. Where: Hollywood, The Golden Era. The Hosts: Mark Bailey and Edward…

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Happy Hours: Of All the Gin Joints Pub Day

No Comments No Comments We waited as long as we could. We know it’s not happy hour yet. Heck, it’s not even tea time. But it is time to get the party started, time to celebrate publication day for…

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Giveaway Tuesday: Of All the Gin Joints

4 Comments 4 Comments The golden days of Hollywood featured celebrities with larger-than-life personalities and even grander drinking habits. Mark Bailey dives deep into Tinseltown lore, revealing the legendary alcohol-fueled fights, drunken seductions and movie set sagas — brought…

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Algonquin’s Guide to Gift Giving, Winter 2011

1 Comment 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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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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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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Cheers to the New Year!

No Comments No Comments With New Year’s Eve right around the corner, we wanted to share a cocktail recipe from Hemingway & Bailey’s Bartending Guide to Great American Writers. Following a celebratory evening and one too many glasses of…

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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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Your Hunt for the Perfect Halloween Cocktail? Nevermore.

3 Comments 3 Comments Today’s post is a tribute to Edgar Allan Poe, a master writer whose eerie tales give me the Halloween willies worse than any slasher flick! Like most great writers, Poe enjoyed a good, stiff drink.…

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