We Saw Scenery: The Early Diaries of Merrill Markoe is now on sale! To celebrate, we’re offering a chance to win a copy of the book and a limited 8″ x 10″ print signed by Merrill Markoe, the four-time Emmy Award winning writer, essayist, and cartoonist.   One entry per person. AGE 18+. U.S.Continue reading

Please scroll down and fill out the form below (with your name, address, and email) to be entered for a chance to win a set of these eight titles (one copy of each title, for a total of eight books). His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie Afi Tekple is a young seamstress in Ghana.Continue reading

Dear Reader, His Only Wife is my debut novel and is about Afi, a young woman who finds herself in an arranged marriage. Set in Ghana, it follows Afi on the winding path to finding her voice in a relationship in which she is expected, by both her own family and her new in-laws, toContinue reading

All times Eastern. Monday, October 5 Michael Ian Black, A Better Man, 8pm at Left Bank Books Tuesday, October 6 Michael Parker, Prairie Fever, 7:30pm at the Thomas Wolfe Prize Speech Michael Ian Black, A Better Man, with Maria Konnikova, 8pm at Powell’s City of Books Wednesday, October 7 Connor Towne O’Neill, Down Along withContinue reading

We have some news to share. Some big, wonderful news. A doubleheader of good news: We, your friends here at Algonquin Books and Algonquin Young Readers, are so honored to publish BOTH of Reese’s Book Club‘s current picks! Side-by-side selections. Announced Thursday, His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie is the October book choice, andContinue reading

Purchase your copy of We Saw Scenery: The Early Diaries of Merrill Markoe and you’ll receive an autographed bookplate. Just fill out the form below and upload a copy of your receipt, and we’ll send you the bookplate designed and signed by Merrill Markoe, the four-time Emmy Award winning writer, essayist, and cartoonist. “Merrill MarkoeContinue reading