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Larry Beinhart's <i>The Deal Goes Down</i> and 5 Other Books for August Reading

Larry Beinhart's The Deal Goes Down and 5 Other Books for August Reading

Anne Pyburn Craig reviews Larry Beinhart's latest book, The Deal Goes Down, and five other recommendations for your August reading list.


Elegy for an Appetite & 5 Other Books for Your Summer Reading List

Anne Pyburn Craig reviews Shana Loew-Banayan's lyrical memoir Elegy for an Appetite plus five short book reviews for your summer reading pile.


6 Books to Read in June 2022

Jane Kinney Denning reviews Just Like Mother, Anne Heltzel’s adult, modern gothic horror debut. Plus short reviews of Snowstorm in August by Marshall Karp; And You May Find Yourself by Sari Botton; Rethinking the Ground Rules by the Hudson Valley Women’s Writing Group; Please Wait to Be Tasted by Carla Perez-Gallardo, and Wheeler; and Nothin’ But a Good Time by Tom Beaujour and Richard Bienstock.


6 Books to Read this May

Hooker Avenue


Matters of Taste: Chef Alexis DeBoschnek on Resourcefulness, Flavor, and Family

The Buzzfeed Veteran Prepares to Drop her First Cookbook this Month
The Catskills-based food influencer and Buzzfeed veteran Alexis DeBoschnek is publishing her first cookbook, To the Last Bite, later this month.


6 Books to Devour While You Wait for Spring

Anne Pyburn Craig reviews The Unwritten Book, Samantha Hunt’s reckoning with death and unfinished manuscripts. Plus short reviews of Sharkey: When Sea Lions Were Stars of Show Business by Gary Bohan, Jr.; A History of Place by Mala Hoffman; A Lynching at Port Jervis: Race and Reckoning in the Gilded Age by Philip Dray; The Red Zone: A Love Story by Chloe Caldwell; and Sacred Send-offs: An Animal Chaplain’s Advice by Sarah A. Bowen.


The Hudson Valley Comes Together with Big Read

Big Read Hudson Valley provides free, educational events.


6 Hudson Valley Books to Read in March

Jane Kinney Denning reviews The Accomplice, the latestcrime thriller set in the Hudson Valley from Lisa Lutz.Plus short reviews of Knocked Down: A High-Risk Memoir by Aileen Weintraub; Essays Two: On Proust, Translation, Foreign Languages, and the City of Arles by Lydia Davis; Spitting into a River by Mary Altobelli, Hearts Blooming: Through Intuitive Mentoring by Maria Blon, and Vegetariana: A Rich Harvest of Wit, Lore, & Recipes by Nava Atlas.


6 Book Recommendations for February 2022

Anne Pyburn Craig reviews Judy White Staber’s portrait of her actress mother, Joan White, in Rise Above It, Darling. Plus short reviews of The Broken Tower by Kelly Braffet, The Hard Sell by Evan Hughes, Street Legal by Rafi Zabor, Generation Disaster by Karla Vermeulen, and When the World Runs Dry by Nancy Castaldo.


The Artichoke Storytelling Series Returns to Howland Cultural Center

The Artichoke Storytelling Series returns to Howland Cultural Center on February 19.


Finally! A Lil Deb’s Oasis Cookbook Coming Soon

Take Home the Tropical Comfort Food of this Iconic Hudson Eatery with Please Wait to Be Tasted
Since Lil’ Deb’s Oasis exploded onto the regional culinary scene in 2015 like an exotic flower bursting into bloom, the Hudson eatery hasn’t stopped turning heads.


6 Books to Cozy Up with in January 2022

From a best-selling author Gary Shteyngart’s new pandemic-focused novel to Jennifer Golub's behind-the-scenes peek Russel and Mary Wright's transformation of Dragon Rock at Manitoga, here are six books to add to your January reading list.


2021 Holiday Book Gift Guide

9 Hudson Valley Books to Gift this Holiday Season
Wildsam Field Guide: Hudson Valley & Catskills 


6 Books to Read in November 2021

The Collective


6 Books to Devour in October

Brian K. Mahoney’s reviews A Time Outside This Time, Amitava Kumar’s meditation on life in the post-truth era. Plus short reviews of The Ghostly Tales of Sleepy Hollow by Jesse Dean; All Roads Lead to Ram by Sruti Ram; The Gift of Glossophobia by Mary Louise Kiernan; Corrections and Beyond by Dr. Ivan Godfrey; and Not Dead Yet by Barbara Ballinger and Margaret Crane.


Slip into September with these 6 Book Picks

Peter Aaron reviews Ed Sanders’s Alf Evers. Plus short reviews of How to Raise Kids That Aren’t Assholes by Melinda Wenner Moyer; The Vixen by Francine Prose; Someone Should Pay For Your Pain by Franz Nicolay; Selectd Poems 2002-2021 by J. R. Solonche; and What They Didn’t Burn by Mel Laytner.



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