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13 Seclusion Selections for Your (Growing) Reading List

13 Seclusion Selections for Your (Growing) Reading List

Local Bookstore Owners Share their Quarantine Book Picks
Who better to help us fill out our reading list than the owners and employees of the Hudson Valley's independent bookstores? Classics and new releases; memoirs, essays, fiction, and historical fiction, here are the 13 books they recommend reading while cooped up in quarantine.

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6 Hudson Valley Books for Your April Reading List

Anne Pyburn Craig reviews Carol Goodman’s novel The Sea of Lost Girls, which explores a series of tragedies at a home for wayward girls; plus five short book reviews for your reading list.

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9 Books We're Reading Right Now

From Hilary Mantel to Michael Crichton, Some Fresh Ideas for Your Reading List
From an anthology of writings on the modern immigrant experience, to a biography of legend Janis Joplin, to a 1960s sci-fi thriller on stopping the spread of alien contagion, here are nine books we are reading right now.

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The New Menopause

Author Darcey Steinke Discusses Her Latest Book, Flash Count Diary
Health & Wellness editor Wendy Kagan sits down with author Darcey Steinke to discuss her latest book, Flash Count Diary, and the challenges of menopause in the modern era.

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Tremors from Antarctica: A Photo Essay

Photographer Madeline Cottingham shares notes and starkly beautiful images from a polar expedition she took to Antarctica last year, the subject of her new book.

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March Reading List: Six Books to Cozy Up With

Carolyn Quimby reviews Jennifer Rosner’s debut novel The Yellow Bird, which follows a mother and daughter as they struggle to survive the Holocaust, plus five short book reviews for your reading list.

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Woodstock Bookfest Returns March 26-29

Festival Director Martha Frankel Shares the Details of This Year's Lineup
Executive director of the Woodstock Bookfest, Martha Frankel, shares some of what to expect during the annual literary festival, which returns March 26-29, 2020.

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A Peek Inside Keith Bendis's Illustrated Edition of the American Satire The Devil’s Dictionary

Ambrose Bierce’s 'The Devil’s Dictionary' is collected from 30 years of newspapers columns, first published in 1911. In his recent edition of the classic satire, illustrator Keith Bendis softens the sharp edges of Bierce's wit.

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February Reading List: Six Book Reviews We're Cozying Up with

Anne Pyburn Craig reviews David Levine’s “mostly chronological and occasionally personal history,” The Hudson Valley: The First 250 Million Years, plus five short book reviews for your February reading.

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6 Books for your January Reading

In his new memoir, The Art of Resistance, Holocaust survivor Justus Rosenburg chronicles the four years he spent in the French Resistance during World War II; plus short book reviews.

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The Good Fighter: Malcolm Nance on the Heels of His Latest Book

Twenty-year Navy veteran, counterterrorism expert, and Columbia County resident Malcolm Nance releases his latest book, The Plot to Betray America.

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How to Manage Your Girlfriend’s White Guilt: An Excerpt

An excerpt from 'How to Manage Your Girlfriend’s White Guilt', the new book by stand-up comedian and Hudson Valley resident Duval George Culpepper.

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8 Hudson Valley Books to Gift this Holiday Season

Hudson Valley bookstore owners pick their favorite books of the year for your holiday shopping list.

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Follow that Spark: Brooklyn Designer Turns Farm Visit into Book that Gives Back

In August, Brooklyn-based digital designer Michelle Layne Lawson read an article on Chronogram's website about Tomorrow, Tomorrow, a 150-acre farm animal sanctuary in Columbia County that was struggling to raise funds to stay afloat. Within a few days, Lawson was on her way up to Hudson to visit the farm. And what began as casual cute animal pics turned into a coffee table book that is being sold to raise funds for the sanctuary and a renewed sense of creative vocation. Don't mind us, we're just sobbing over here.

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Malcolm Nance Gets Ready to Drop The Plot to Betray America

On November 12, counterterrorist and intelligence specialist Malcolm Nance will release his latest book, The Plot to Betray America, detailing evidence he's gathered on the Trump campaign's collusion with Russia. Ahead of the release, he speaks at Helsinki Hudson on 11/10.

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Hudson Vally Bookstore Owners Pick 6 Books for November Reading

Six local literary picks for your November reading from the experts at Chatham Bookstore, Postmark Books, Rough Draft, Spotty Dog, Golden Notebook, and Oblong Books.

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