Happy National Margarita Day!

February 22, 2016 • No Comments If you’re enjoying a margarita today for National Margarita Day, you can thank John Wayne. Yes, the Duke. Mark Bailey’s Of All The Gin Joints features the perfect Margarita recipe along with the story of…

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October 27, 2014

“Book” Your Seat for the Best Cocktail Party Ever

1 Comment October 27, 2014 • 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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September 30, 2014

Happy Hours: Of All the Gin Joints Pub Day

No Comments September 30, 2014 • 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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July 8, 2014

Giveaway Tuesday: Of All the Gin Joints

4 Comments July 8, 2014 • 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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December 14, 2011

Algonquin’s Guide to Gift Giving, Winter 2011

1 Comment December 14, 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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August 27, 2010

Love And Drinks With Hammett and Hellman

4 Comments August 27, 2010 • 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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August 2, 2010

Make A Toast At The Round Table

No Comments August 2, 2010 • 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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July 28, 2010

Beat the heat, Hemingway style

No Comments July 28, 2010 • 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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December 29, 2009

Cheers to the New Year!

No Comments December 29, 2009 • 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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December 8, 2009

Our Fruitcake-Free Holiday Gift Guide

No Comments December 8, 2009 • 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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