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7 Books For Your To-Read Pile This August

7 Books For Your To-Read Pile This August

From an account of economics, family, and race in New Orleans to an exploration of the ways art and religion intersect, here are seven short book reviews for August reading.


Earmark These 7 Books for July Reading

From a scintillating debut poetry book to a Capote-like dissection the 1997 “Schoolgirl Murder,” here are seven short book reviews for July reading.


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.


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.


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

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


Earmark These 7 Books for March Reading

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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

Author Gary Shteyngart discusses his latest novel.


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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