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A Peek Inside <i>The Devil’s Dictionary</i> by Illustrator Ambrose Bierce

A Peek Inside The Devil’s Dictionary by Illustrator Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose Bierce’s 'The Devil’s Dictionary' is collected from 30 years of newspapers columns, first published in 1911.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


A Q&A with Susannah Cahalan, Author of The Great Pretender

Bestselling author Suzannah Cahalan dives into mental illness in her new book The Great Pretender.


Earmark These 7 Books for October Reading

A review of Holly George-Warren’s new biography, Janis: Her Life and Music, plus a round-up of six October book picks spanning from a family courtroom drama to a citywide treasure hunt.


Book Review | Janis: Her Life and Music

Holly George-Warren is the first biographer to have gained access to reams of Joplin's correspondence and in her new book "Janis: Her Life and Music" she unpacks the personal and profound points of the artists brief and powerful career.


An 'Uncultivated' Approach to Cider

A Review of 'Uncultivated: Wild Apples, Real Cider, and the Complicated Art of Making a Living'
A short review of Andy Brennan's 'Uncultivated: Wild Apples, Real Cider, and the Complicated Art of Making a Living'.


6 Cookbooks to Elevate Your Fall Recipes

A roundup of six regional cookbooks spanning artisanal breadmaking, plant-based cuisine, sauce-making, and the inspired reinvention of leftovers.



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Marist Theatre Presents: Chicago @ Marist

Marist Theatre Presents: Chicago

Fri., Feb. 21, 8 p.m., Sat., Feb. 22, 2 & 8 p.m., Sun., Feb. 23, 2 p.m., Fri., Feb. 28, 8 p.m., Sat., Feb. 29, 8 p.m. and Sun., March 1, 2 p.m. — The iconic show features choreography influenced by the legendary Bob Fosse and...

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