The Stories behind the Stories Meet the people behind the icons, find the facts behind the legends, and discover forgotten stories you should know. These true tales turn out to be even more fascinating than the fictions that surround them. They’re almost priceless, you might say, at just $1.99 apiece for these e-books throughout November.Continue reading

All McCorkle, All Month Certain writers have helped define Algonquin Books. Jill McCorkle is one of those writers. Her writing’s combination of wit and weight has shaped Algonquin since the publication of her first two books on the same day in 1984. Now, with the upcoming release of her greatly anticipated new novel, Life AfterContinue reading

Food, Glorious Food Food is language. Food is love. Food is family. Food is fun. Fill up your plate—and your e-reader—with these tasty morsels of perfectly priced e-books. They’re all just $1.99 throughout September. So bring us your appetite for great books. Bet you can’t read just one.     Man with a Pan ed.Continue reading

Sometime during his restless fifteenth year, Bernie Karp discovered in his parents’ food freezer — a white-enameled Kelvinator humming in its corner of the basement rumpus room — an old man frozen in a block of ice…   One of the magical properties of fiction is its ability to inspire emotion. Sometimes it uplifts us, andContinue reading

“Graceful and often painfully funny.” — New York Times Book Review If you are looking for a laugh, look no further than this month’s Lucky 7 batch of e-books, only $1.99 through the end of August. Today, we take a closer look at one of these books, Clyde Edgerton’s Lunch at the Piccadilly, a comic yetContinue reading

A Funny Thing Happened Some laughs come from the belly and make you gasp for air. Some come as chuckles and a wry smile. We offer up seven books that will make you giggle, tee-hee, guffaw, and think. Oh, and have you heard the one about the perfectly priced e-books? Just $1.99 from August 1Continue reading