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<i>Upstate: A Novel</i> by James Wood | Book Review

Upstate: A Novel by James Wood | Book Review

Chronogram staffer James Conrad reviews the new novel, Upstate, by James Wood.

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Books to Read in June 2018

We reviewed six books by Hudson Valley authors in this month's Short Takes.

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The Spirit Photographer by Jon Michael Varese | Book Review

Hudson Valley author and historian Jon Michael Varese's debut novel The Spirit Photographerreviewed by Chronogram staffer Carolyn Quimby.

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Books to Read in May 2018

Six books by Hudson Valley authors to read this month
Six short reviews of books by Hudson Valley authors

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Millbrook Literary Festival Celebrates 10th Year on May 19

Millbrook Library holds the family-friendly, 10th annual Millbrook Literary Festival.

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My Ex-Life: A Novel by Stephen McCauley | Book Review

You can recognize great writers in their minor characters. For every inspiring Elizabeth Bennet, there's a devious Caroline Bingley, and for every devastating Mr. Darcy, there's an unfortunate Mr. Collins.

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Books to Read in April 2018

Add these six books by Hudson Valley authors to your reading list this month.

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Tim Youd Retypes The Group at Vassar College

Los Angeles-based artist Tim Youd will visit Vassar as part of his ongoing project, 100 Novels.

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Laird Scranton Talks Cosmology at Vassar on April 21

"A Day of Instruction on Ancient Cosmology" comes to Vassar College on April 21 for an explanation on the universe's origins.

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If I Die Tonight | Book Review

Alison Gaylin tells the story of a single mother and her trouble son in the dark, mysterious If I Die Tonight, which takes place in Woodstock and other parts of the Hudson Valley.

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Woodstock Bookfest 2018 | Preview

Woodstock Bookfest will "read to resist," as its theme suggests, from March 22 to 25.

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What to Read in March 2018 | Hudson Valley Authors

Six short book reviews
Ladybug Girl and the Rescue DogsDavid Soman and Jacky Davis Penguin Random House, 2018, $17.99

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Excerpt from The Ashokan Way by Gail Straub

Hudson Valley native shares her experiences walking by the Ashokan Reservoir.
Author and Hudson Valley resident Gail Straub reflects on life and nature in her new book The Ashokan Way.

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The Last 100 Days: FDR at War and at Peace | Book Review

A review of David B. Woolner's presidential biography of Roosevelt
Carolyn Quimby reviews historian David B. Woolner’s presidential portrait, The Last 100 Days: FDR at War and at Peace.

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What to Read in February 2018 | Hudson Valley Authors

Six short book reviews
Read short summaries of the latest books from Hudson Valley authors.

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Rhinecliff Hotel Hosts Robbie Burns Supper | Feb. 2

The Robbie Burns Supper returns for its 10th year at the Rhinecliff Hotel on February 2.

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Befriend Your Sewing Machine @ Drop Forge & Tool

Befriend Your Sewing Machine

Wed., June 20, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. — Do you have a sewing machine in your closet, but have never...

Andrew Bird

Fri., June 22, 7:30 p.m.
Time Travelers: Hudson Valley Artists 2018 @ Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art

Time Travelers: Hudson Valley Artists 2018

June 16-Nov. 11 — The works in the exhibition recognize the universal human desire to experience...

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