When it rains, it pours. When it snows, it’s the Storm of the Century. And when the good news started coming in for Bill Roorbach’s The Remedy for Love this week, we got out our big snow shovel (the one we used for North Carolina’s freakish February storms this year) to gather up all theContinue 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

We — and you — enjoyed Giveaway Mondays in July so much that we’ve decided to keep the fun going. Giveaway Mondays will continue for the foreseeable future, but they’ll be a little bit different. Different from how they have been, different from week to week. We won’t always be giving away galley copies. WeContinue 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

Jonathan Evison, author of West of Here, and Dan Chaon, author of Await Your Reply, talk “TAGTLAY,” the writing life, music, and the lighter issues–like the role of the subconscious in creative endeavors and the nature of truth.   Dan: Okay, so it’s Sunday morning, mid-February, first non-freezing day in weeks, and two reviews ofContinue reading