Since we published his first novel in 1991, Lewis Nordan has gained a devoted following for stories that are simultaneously magical, hilarious and heartbreaking. The devotion lasts well beyond his death in 2012. With the release of the never-before-published e-single, “Would You Shut Up, Please” and the new paperback edition of Music of the Swamp, weContinue reading

Intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road this past summer for a tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States. Join us for the journey… LEXINGTON, Kentucky — For a store that has only been around for five years, the Morris book shop is amazinglyContinue 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

Lewis “Buddy” Nordan, a beloved Algonquin author whose work includes Music of the Swamp, Wolf Whistle and Boy With a Loaded Gun, passed away on April 13. Today, Marketing Director Craig Popelars shares his memories of working with Buddy.   The last place I expected to see Lewis (Buddy) Nordan was on an early morning trailContinue reading

We’re big fans of the Triangle’s newest independent bookstore, Flyleaf Books, conveniently located a mere seven minutes from our office. On more than once lunch break, I’ve slipped out of the office to peruse their fantastically stocked shelves. We were absolutely thrilled that Flyleaf recently hosted an Algonquin Book Club evening with special guest HeidiContinue reading