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The Darwin Affair

by Tim Mason Algonquin Books (June 11, 2019)

“Intellectually stimulating and viscerally exciting, The Darwin Affair is breathtaking from start to stop.” —The Wall Street Journal

Get ready for one of the most inventive and entertaining novels of 2019—an...


Courting Mr. Lincoln

by Louis Bayard Algonquin Books (April 23, 2019)

A page-turning novel about the brilliant, melancholic future president and the two people who knew him best: his handsome and charming confidant (and roommate), Joshua Speed, and the spirited young debutante...


Kicking the Sky

by Anthony De Sa Algonquin Books (March 25, 2014)

It was 1977 when a shoeshine boy, Emanuel Jaques, was brutally murdered in Toronto. In the aftermath of the crime, twelve-year-old Antonio Rebelo explores his neighborhood’s dark garages and labyrinthine back...


West of Here

by Jonathan Evison Algonquin Books (January 31, 2012)

At the foot of the Elwha River, the muddy outpost of Port Bonita is about to boom, fueled by a ragtag band of dizzyingly disparate men and women unified only in their visions of a more prosperous future. A failed...


A Curable Romantic

by Joseph Skibell Algonquin Books (November 07, 2011)

I fell in love with Emma Eckstein the moment I saw her from the fourth gallery of the Carl Theater, and this was also the night I met Sigmund Freud.” So goes the life, times, and loves of Dr. Jakob Sammelsohn,...


A Blessing on the Moon

by Joseph Skibell Algonquin Books (September 07, 2010)

Joseph Skibell’s magical tale about the Holocaust—a fable inspired by fact—received unanimous nationwide acclaim when first published in 1997.

At the center of A Blessing on the Moon is Chaim Skibelski....


A Reliable Wife

by Robert Goolrick Algonquin Books (January 05, 2010)

Rural Wisconsin, 1909. In the bitter cold, Ralph Truitt, a successful businessman, stands alone on a train platform waiting for the woman who answered his newspaper advertisement for "a reliable wife." But when...