As we mark Banned Books Week, going on through this Saturday, October 2, we want to share one author’s experience right now in 2021. Jonathan Evison, most recently the author of Legends of the North Cascades, wrote this essay about the attacks on his novel Lawn Boy, which won a 2019 Alex Award from theContinue reading

As Father’s Day rapidly approaches, remember that books make great last-minute gifts. Easy to wrap, too. Here are three books dad will dig, from a brand-new novel to a heartfelt (and funny) memoir to an exuberant study of the benefits of being a sports fan. Legends of the North Cascades by Jonathan Evison “A beautifullyContinue reading

Jonathan Evison’s latest novel is Legends of the North Cascades, a poignant and profound exploration of isolation and the ways connection can save us. … I have three kids, ages three, eight, and eleven, and make no mistake, I want them to be confident and curious. I want them to experience life to the fullest, andContinue reading

  Make a splash with great books, escapist and page-turning, literary and lush. A Theater for Dreamers by Polly Samson Intoxicating and immersive, A Theater for Dreamers is a spellbinding tour-de-force about the beauty between naïveté and cruelty, chaos and utopia, artist and muse—and about the wars waged between men and women on the battlegroundsContinue 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

Welcome back to Page of the Day! For 100 Days, we are sharing 100 pages of 100 books – page by page, in order on our Instagram page. With each different day, a different book is featured. From advanced reader copies of upcoming releases to new paperback editions, you’ll be able to catch a glimpse –Continue reading