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The Lucky Tour: The Book Cellar

No Comments Intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road this past summer for a tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States. …

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The Lucky Tour: The Booksmith

No Comments No Comments 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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Brandon Jones at the ABA Winter Institute and ALA Midwinter Conference

1 Comment 1 Comment On January 18th, my wife, Michi, and I flew to the city of New Orleans to make an appearance at the American Booksellers Association Winter Institute. This was my first time visiting the Big Easy,…

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Algonquin’s Lucky 7: Introducing Our Monthly E-book Promo

5 Comments 5 Comments AHH, FEBRUARY, THE MONTH OF LOVE! What better way to commemorate Valentine’s Day than by spreading the love of reading? We asked seven Algonquin authors to choose their favorite Algonquin title ever—a book they have…

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Algonquin Authors Pick Their Favorite Books They’ve Read in 2011, Part 2

1 Comment 1 Comment Donia Bijan, author of Maman’s Homesick Pie This was the year of displaced persons. The Invisible Bridge, by Julie Orringer. The untold story of Hungarian Jews forced to flee as Europe’s tragedy unfolds, renders the…

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Join the Conversation! Live Twitter Book Club Chat with Hillary Jordan

No Comments No Comments Hillary Jordan is now on Twitter! Her new novel, When She Woke, is a modern dystopian take on The Scarlet Letter and is the #1 Indie Next Pick for October. Follow Hillary (@Hillary_Jordan) and  join…

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Publication Day: When She Woke by Hillary Jordan

42 Comments 42 Comments “When she woke, she was red. Not flushed, not sunburned, but the solid, declarative red of a stop sign. She saw her hands first. She held them in front of her eyes, squinting up at…

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On Writing: Hillary Jordan and Michael Dahlie

2 Comments 2 Comments Hillary Jordan is the author of two novels: Mudbound, which won the 2006 Bellwether Prize and a 2009 Alex Award from the American Library Association, and When She Woke, publishing October 4, 2011. Michael Dahlie…

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“10 Titles to Pick Up Now” in O: The Oprah Magazine

1 Comment 1 Comment Martha Southgate’s The Taste of Salt and Hillary Jordan’s When She Woke are featured in O: The Oprah Magazine‘s “10 Titles to Pick Up Now.” Thanks, Oprah!…

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Sneak Peek: When She Woke by Hillary Jordan

51 Comments 51 Comments We’re excited to give you an early look at Hillary Jordan’s novel When She Woke, landing in bookstores on October 4th. (Read an excerpt at the very bottom of this post.) It’s already garnered a…

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