Home page of author John Dunning and Old Algonquin Books

Welcome to Old Algonquin Books   

We have recently added a number of Modern Library books published from the 1930s to 1970s.  These include classics of literature (fiction and non-fiction), philosophy, history, biography, etc.   Our largest selection of books for sale is still fiction in all genres, but we have variety of history, reference, sports, arts, & many other subjects. 

Our books are available at www.biblio.com and www.abebooks.com.  At those sites click on Sellers or Booksellers and enter Old Algonquin. You can then search for books by author, title, or key words.  All our books have mylar protective covers on the dust jackets and are not price clipped or marked unless stated.

Author John Dunning 1942-2023

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Pictured here is the 25th anniversary edition paperback of Booked to Die.  Click on John’s name in the toolbar above for his biography and a list of his published books.  Five of his mysteries feature bookman Cliff Janeway. His other books include Two O’Clock Eastern Wartime, a mystery set in a world of radio broadcasting in 1942: On the Air, an encyclopedia of old-time radio; a novel about Denver and the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s, and three other earlier mysteries. We offer a few of John’s books, and you should be able to find many of them in your favorite new or used book store in either hardback, paperback, audio, or electronic format.