In honor of International Women’s Day, we’re sharing some of our favorite new books of, by, and about women—and for all readers! The Firsts: The Inside Story of the Women Reshaping Congress by Jennifer Steinhauer In November 2018, the greatest number of women in American history entered Congress. Inspiring, controversial, talented, and rebellious. Now, award-winningContinue 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

Beginning Monday, August 3, 2020, you can enter for a chance to win a new set of 10 books from Algonquin by filling out the form below. These books below are timely and topical, as well as escapist and delightful. Perfect reading for a most unusual summer. Hieroglyphics by Jill McCorkle “Hieroglyphics is a novel thatContinue reading

Read about these ten books, both timely and topical, as well as escapist and delightful—perfect reading for a most unusual summer!—and then fill out the form below to enter for a chance to win a complete set of them. Everywhere You Don’t Belong by Gabriel Bump “Bump’s meditation on belonging and not belonging, where orContinue reading

These three books illuminate the indomitable strength of women and girls—both fictional and real—in the face of daunting challenges. A People’s History of Heaven: Longlisted for the PEN/Faulkner award for Fiction, Mathangi Subramanian’s novel tells a story of a graffiti artist, a transgender Christian, a blind dancer, and the queer daughter of a hijabi unionContinue reading

  From stories of struggle and perseverance to our human connection with animals, our lineup of nonfiction books this fall will stay with you long after you turn the last page. Ordinary Girls by Jaquira Díaz One of the most anticipated books of the year—Jaquira Díaz writes a fierce and eloquent memoir of her challenging girlhoodContinue reading