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

We’re so excited to be publishing three simply wonderful books today, September 15! A Better Man by comedian/actor/author Michael Ian Black breaks down the masculine code for a new era in this heartfelt, smart, and often funny book, written as a letter to his son. Furia, the young adult novel by Yamile Saied Méndez, hasContinue reading

From blockbuster new novels to wide-ranging nonfiction to fabulous paperbacks, these 11 books are just what you need for this new reading season. Enter for a chance to win a complete set of these Fall 2020 books from Algonquin Books. FICTION Impersonation by Heidi Pitlor “By turns revealing, hilarious, dishy, and razor-sharp, Impersonation lives inContinue reading