Here are excerpts from the Algonquin Reader essays by Lin Enger, Bill Roorbach and Brock Clarke: The High Divide by Lin Enger:  “In 1883 my great-grandfather, a Norwegian immigrant, arrived in Dakota Territory to homestead 160 acres of rolling prairie. A year later, according to family legend, the last wild buffalo east of the JamesContinue reading

Galleys, we’ve got galleys. We’ve got lots and lots of galleys. This is your chance to get your mitts on advance reading copies of our Fall 2014 titles. Get ’em now. Get ’em before BEA even. Just fill out the form below to enter for a chance to win a complete set of our FallContinue reading

Intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road for a tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States. Join us for the journey… HOUSTON — Houston is hot. I’m sure you know this intellectually, but it’s a whole other story when you come sun-to-face with theContinue reading

Here are the answers to our First Lines of Fall 2012 Quiz (below). Did you match the right line with the right book? Those who did will be eligible to win free advance copies of the title of their choice. (Winner will receive an email notifying them.) No matter, though. You can still click belowContinue reading

A forged Degas masterpiece • a mysterious Connecticut mansion • a hysterical and heartbreaking road trip • a sequestered and grieving husband • war and exile in Sri Lanka • the old country and the new world of one family. These are the stories, the Fall fiction for Algonquin 2012. Complex, compelling tales already– and you’ve only read a fewContinue reading