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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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Summer Reading List

70 Comments 70 Comments It’s no secret that we Algonkians are voracious readers. This summer, we’re excited to dive into a wide variety of books, from the eclectic (The Decameron, Emily Post’s Etiquette, Yakuza Moon) to the wildly popular…

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What We’re Reading: Just Kids by Patti Smith

1 Comment 1 Comment “Where does it all lead? What will become of us? These were our young questions, and young answers were revealed. It leads to each other. We become ourselves.”—Patti Smith Patti Smith’s Just Kids is a…

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Algonquin Picks: Our Favorite Reads of 2010

No Comments No Comments It’s no secret that we’re all big readers at Algonquin–and not just of our own titles. Although my mother told me never to play favorites, at the end of each year, while trimming the tree…

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Why I Love Books November Roundup

No Comments No Comments I would like to make a motion to take “November” and rename it “Yesvember”. An entire month beginning with the word “no” acts as a subliminal discouragement. It’s bad for morale. If we cannot agree…

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