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Tonight’s the Night! Algonquin Book Club event with Heidi Durrow & Terry McMillan

No Comments   Tonight’s the Night! Our Algonquin Book Club event with Heidi Durrow and Terry McMillan starts at 7:00pm PST / 10:00pm EST.  You can tune in to the live webcast of the event (held at…

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Heidi Durrow: The True Story behind The Girl Who Fell from the Sky

No Comments No Comments Behind the Book: A Child’s Second Chance, by Heidi Durrow     I started writing The Girl Who Fell from the Sky after reading a haunting news story about a young mother—recently depressed and despondent—who…

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Join Us! Heidi Durrow & Terry McMillan, 8/18

11 Comments 11 Comments Reminder: Only 18 days until our Algonquin Book Club event with Heidi Durrow and Terry McMillan! To help kick things off, we’re giving away 20 copies of Durrow’s critically acclaimed, best-selling novel The Girl Who…

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Heidi Durrow & Terry McMillan: Algonquin Book Club event, 8/18

69 Comments 69 Comments Our next Algonquin Book Club event with Heidi Durrow and Terry McMillan is just about three weeks away! To help kick things off, we’re giving away 20 copies of Durrow’s critically acclaimed, best-selling novel The…

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Algonquin Book Club Event: Heidi Durrow in Conversation with Terry McMillan

2 Comments 2 Comments . Tune in on August 18 at 7:00 p.m. PST/10:00pm EST for our latest Algonquin Book Club event! Terry McMillan, award-winning author of the bestsellers Get Happy and Waiting to Exhale, will interview Heidi Durrow…

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Heidi Durrow reports from the NAACP Image Awards

3 Comments 3 Comments Heidi Durrow and Vanessa Williams For the last few weeks my to-do list has read something like this: Pack Unpack Write thank you notes Finish essay Laundry Wash dishes Pick up dry cleaning Try to…

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Introducing the Algonquin Book Club! Live events & live webcasts with notable writers

26 Comments 26 Comments Welcome to the Algonquin Book Club! Each year we’ll be featuring four Algonquin Book Club selections at literary events held around the country and simultaneously webcast on our site. For each event, an Algonquin author…

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USA Today “Book Buzz” item on the Algonquin Book Club

No Comments No Comments Thanks, USA Today, for writing about the Algonquin Book Club series, featuring Julia Alvarez (In the Time of the Butterflies) with Edwidge Danticat, Sara Gruen (Water for Elephants) with Kathryn Stockett, Heidi Durrow (The Girl…

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