We at Algonquin process, well, everything by reading books. We look to them for comfort and understanding in difficult times so we’re sharing three reading lists in the hope that these books might help you, too. Sending peace, hope, and strength to readers everywhere. The books listed here offer insight about war from people who’veContinue reading

New season, new books to read. Fall is the perfect time to find your fiction favorites. Starting September 1, fill out the form below to enter for a chance to win a set of these four novels. The Leavers by Lisa Ko FINALIST FOR THE 2017 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION Named a Best BookContinue 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

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 Workman.com: Why We Swim by Bonnie Tsui: This Time and NPR best book of 2020 is “a fascinating and beautifully writtenContinue reading

“[An] absorbing, stirring novel . . . that, in more than one sense, remedies history.” —The New York Times Book Review Vivid, gripping, and steeped in the language and traditions of Việt Nam, The Mountains Sing by Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai brings to life the human costs of this conflict from the point of view ofContinue reading

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