Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill was born, bred and remains right at home here in North Carolina amid rolling hills, vibrant literary culture and barbecue aplenty (oh, and the best college basketball around). But we are also very proud to be part of the Workman Publishing family. Our Southern voices harmonize beautifully with our NewContinue reading

The results from the Super Book Sunday draft are in! Thanks to all who participated. And here’s your Algonquin first-string: Player #1: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin Player #2: Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen Player #3: A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick Player #4: Life After Life by Jill McCorkleContinue reading

Happy 2015! We hope the new reading year is treating you well so far (have you read Descent already?), as so many great books lie ahead. The joy of not-yet-read books is boundless, but the possibilities can be dizzying for book clubbers. To help keep you and your club filled with the excitement of bookContinue reading

We’re excited. Booksellers are excited. Readers are excited. Let’s face it, there’s a lot of excitement. Whoa, Nelly, a heapin’ helping of excitement. What’s all the excitement, you ask? Today’s the official publication day for the paperback of The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin. Now in paperback! (Did we say “paperback”? It’sContinue reading

The good people at Goodreads culled the 275 million books added, rated and reviewed on their site this year and nominated the top tier of titles in 20 categories for their Goodreads Choice Awards. This is your chance to let your voice be heard. Make a difference in the national conversation. On Election Day, noContinue reading