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

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

Leaves are far from changing color, but it’s already Fall 2012 quiz time at the Algonquin Books Blog! Match these opening lines from six of our new Fall 2012 books with the correct book title, and you’ll be entered in a random drawing for a FREE galley copy of one of these titles — yourContinue 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