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Happy 10th Birthday, Water for Elephants

No Comments Sara Gruen’s runaway bestselling novel, Water for Elephants, was published 10 years ago, on May 26, 2006. A full decade after he helped give us all a home underneath the big top, we asked executive…

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Super Book Sunday Results: The Algonquin First String

No Comments No Comments The results from the Super Book Sunday draft are in! Thanks to all who participated. And here’s your Algonquin first-string: Player #1: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin Player #2: Water for…

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The Revised Fundamentals of Filmmaking

1 Comment 1 Comment When filming of The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving began in Atlanta last month, Jonathan Evison’s novel joined a distinguished list of Algonquin books adapted to the screen. Larry Brown’s Joe, starring Nicolas Cage, was released…

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The Lucky Tour: Warwick’s

1 Comment 1 Comment Intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road for a tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States. Join us for…

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In Pictures: Water for Elephants Screening

1 Comment 1 Comment April 21, 2011 – The circus came to town Or at least it seemed like it: The Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth was larger than life on the big screen, here in Chapel…

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Giveaway & Event Countdown: Algonquin Book Club with Sara Gruen and Kathryn Stockett

62 Comments 62 Comments Just 8 more days… We’re counting down to April 26th, 7:00 pm EST and our next Algonquin Book Club event! Kathryn Stockett, author of The Help, will interview Sara Gruen about her international bestseller, Water…

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Water for Elephants Book Club: Recipes, Movie Clips, & a Deluxe Giveaway

24 Comments 24 Comments In exactly two weeks from today (!), Sara Gruen and Kathryn Stockett (author of the amazing debut novel The Help) will discuss Water for Elephants in front of a live audience, which will be simultaneously…

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Algonquin Book Club event: Sara Gruen in conversation with Kathryn Stockett

43 Comments 43 Comments Join us April 26th, 7:00 pm EST for our next Algonquin Book Club event! Kathryn Stockett, author of The Help, will interview Sara Gruen about her international bestseller, Water for Elephants. As with all Algonquin…

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Ask An Algonquin Editor: Chuck Adams on Water For Elephants

16 Comments 16 Comments .       Today we launch our new video series, Ask an Algonquin Editor. Have a question about the publishing world? Submit it in the comments section and one of our editors may very…

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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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