Dwight Garner’s wonderful “American Beauties” column in The New York Times has reminded longstanding fans of the beauty and brilliance of Larry Brown’s writing and introduced him to millions of readers who missed this talented author, gone too soon. Media (both social and traditional) has been buzzing with talk of Larry Brown. At Algonquin, nothingContinue reading

When filming of The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving began in Atlanta last month, Jonathan Evison’s novel joined a distinguished list of Algonquin books adapted to the screen. Larry Brown’s Joe, starring Nicolas Cage, was released in 2014. There was Sara Gruen’s Water for Elephants, starring Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson, which will soon be aContinue reading

This month for our October Lucky Stars, we present men, men like any other men, only moreso, to paraphrase a fictional man like Rick Blaine. Each of these e-books — just $1.99 apiece throughout the month — introduces us to a man figuring out who he is, what his character is in some unusual circumstances.Continue reading

Gary Hawkins had been well versed in the real and fictional worlds of Larry Brown long before his screen adaptation of Brown’s critically acclaimed novel Joe premiered earlier this month. Yet, even a decade after writing the screenplay, the North Carolina-based screenwriter and filmmaker (the Rough South series) had no idea there was a “real”Continue reading

This month’s Lucky Stars belong to the late Larry Brown, a true great. The New York Times and Newsday called him a “master” of his craft, and the proof of that is readily apparent in any of his books. So good, you won’t believe you snagged them for just $2.99 or less! Plus with each ofContinue reading

Our Southern Roots While the geographic scope of Algonquin has certainly expanded in the last thirty years, we take great pride in the Southern literary talent that became the cornerstone of our house. From May 14 to May 27, you can purchase seven Algonquin classics for only $1.99 each. So stir up a pitcher of mint julep,Continue reading