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

Be sure to check out these four fabulous reads—all now in paperback— about family and home and connection in their many forms. Use the discount code FLOWERS for 20 percent off these books on Why We Swim by Bonnie Tsui: This Time and NPR best book of 2020 is “a fascinating and beautifully writtenContinue reading

We are thrilled, just thrilled, to see how many, so many, of our books earning spots on best-of-the-year lists. (They say it ain’t bragging if it’s true. And it’s true!) All of the bragging about our fabulous Algonquin Young Readers books is listed below, too. His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie The New York Times – “100Continue reading

. His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie Afi Tekple is a young seamstress in Ghana. She is smart; she is pretty; and she has been convinced by her mother to marry a man she does not know. Afi knows who he is, of course—Elikem is a wealthy businessman whose mother has chosen Afi in theContinue reading

All times Eastern. Monday, October 5 Michael Ian Black, A Better Man, 8pm at Left Bank Books Tuesday, October 6 Michael Parker, Prairie Fever, 7:30pm at the Thomas Wolfe Prize Speech Michael Ian Black, A Better Man, with Maria Konnikova, 8pm at Powell’s City of Books Wednesday, October 7 Connor Towne O’Neill, Down Along withContinue reading

Welcome to Pages to the Past, a continuing celebration of Algonquin’s historical fiction. One of the most powerful things a story can do is sweep you away—to a different place, world, or time. In the pages of historical fiction, we can understand our history and gain new perspectives on our current situation. These novels offerContinue reading