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Your June Reading List

Your June Reading List

From a riotously funny first-person novel set in a fictional Dutchess County prison to an apocalyptic survivor story to a canine-friendly kids book, here are seven short book reviews for June reading.

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6 Books to Read in May

From a vegetable gardening how-to book to an anthology of stories on lived changed by chance to a heart-racing novel about a government scandal, six short book reviews.

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Craig Ferguson Reads from His Memoir at Bard College on May 8

Actor-turned-author Craig Ferguson reads from his latest memoir at Bard.

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The Gabriels: A Three-Part Play Cycle by Richard Nelson

Brian Turk reviews Richard Nelson's three-part play cycle, The Gabriels: Election Year in the Life of One Family.

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Gretchen Primack on Her New Book & Teaching Poetry in Prisons

A conversation with poet Gretchen Primack about her recent book of poems, Visiting Days, and her work with bringing poetry into prisons.

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Your April Reading List

From a nail-biting gothic thriller to a comical memoir by caterer to the stars Mary Giuliani to a dystopian novel about post-Trump America under Russian rule, seven short book reviews.

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From the Archives: Oatmeal, A Short Story

From Cathleen Bell, author of seven YA novels, comes this Odyssey-like short story about a woman awaiting her husband’s return.

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Earmark These 7 Books for March Reading

From Gurdjieff reconsidered to a manifesto for black farmers, seven short book reviews.

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Woodstock Bookfest Celebrates 10 Years, March 28-31

The Woodstock Bookfest celebrates its 10th anniversary this March 28-31 with a weekend full of literary conversations, panels, readings, and writing workshops.

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Cozy Up with these 7 Books this February

Seven short book reviews of new releases by Hudson Valley authors, ranging from a historical showdown between Gilded Age titans of history to a fitness guide to a handbook for spiritual revolution.

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Nick Zungoli's Bear Mountain & Harriman Parks

A Photo Book & Practical Explorer's Guide
Photographer and National Geographic contributor Nick Zungoli's new book Bear Mountain and Harriman Parks is not just a photographic flight of fancy, it's also a guide to exploring the region's parks and preserves.

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9 Hudson Valley Books to Gift this Holiday Season

Here’s a round-up of must-have gift books from local authors, all available at those worthy bastions of freedom of expression, democracy, and ingenious entrepreneurship—your local independent bookstore.

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On the Bus: Gary Steyngart on His Latest Novel, Lake Success

Author Gary Shteyngart discusses his latest novel.

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Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change

Mary Beth Pfeiffer, an award-winning investigative reporter who worked at the Poughkeepsie Journal for three decades, began reporting on Lyme disease in 2012.

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6 Books to Read in November

Six short book reviews of releases by Hudson Valley authors.

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10 Kids Books for Fall 2018

Read these children's books with your kids this fall.

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