We would like to thank all of the bookstores that participated in the What Unites Us Indie Bookstore Challenge. (They might just still have a copy of this bestseller.) Please support your local bookshop—buy books!—throughout the year. You can find your indie bookstore at indiebound.org. Oblong Books – Millerton and Rhinebeck, New York Third PlaceContinue reading

We are thrilled, just thrilled, to see how many, so many, of our books earning spots on best-of-the-year lists. (They say it ain’t bragging if it’s true. And it’s true!) All of the bragging about our fabulous Algonquin Young Readers books is listed below, too. His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie The New York Times – “100Continue reading

After more than 50 years working in the publishing industry, in part at Dell/Delacorte and Simon & Schuster in New York, and for the last 16 years working as Executive Editor here at Algonquin Books, the one and only Chuck Adams is leaving full-time work at the end of this year. To say we willContinue reading

  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

. His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie Afi Tekple is a young seamstress in Ghana. She is smart; she is pretty; and she has been convinced by her mother to marry a man she does not know. Afi knows who he is, of course—Elikem is a wealthy businessman whose mother has chosen Afi in theContinue reading