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Monkfish Publishing

Monkfish Publishing

Swimming Against the Current
Carolyn Quimby interviews Paul Cohen of Monkfish Publishing in Rhinebeck, whose extreme adaptability has served as a survival tactic in a drastically changing industry.


Book Review: Daniel Mendelsohn | An Odyssey: A Father, a Son and an Epic

James Conrad reviews Daniel Mendelsohn’s memoir An Odyssey: A Father, a Son and an Epic.


Book Review: Helen Benedict | Wolf Season

Carolyn Quimby reviews Helen Benedict’s novel Wolf Season, about three women and a war.


Book Review: The Dark Dark: Stories

Carolyn Quimby reviews Samantha Hunt's The Dark Dark: Stories.


Jonathan Lerner: Memoirs of a Revolution

Sparrow interviews ex-Weatherman Jonathan Lerner about his new memoir detailing his days as a young, gay activist in the clandestine radical group the Weather Underground in the 1960s and '70s.


Short Takes: August 2017

Short reviews of Hudson Valley Wine: A History of Taste & Terroir, Who Did You Say the Father Was?, Mad Monk: Improper Parables, The Suffragents, and Savage Joy.


Hole In One: Jen Beagin

A profile of the late-blooming author by Jennifer Gutman.


Book Review: Spill Zone

Three years ago, an unexplained event turned Poughkeepsie into a contaminated nuclear site of monumental proportions.


Book Review: "River Under the Road"

A book review by James Conrad.


Short Takes: July 2017

Learn about New York’s history and scandalous Prohibition-age murders while lounging by the pool with this month’s selection of titles. Short book reviews by Leah Habib


Book Review: "Grief Cottage, A Novel"

Bloomsbury USA, 2017, $26
Gail Godwin will be reading on June 6 at 6pm at Oblong Books in Rhinebeck and June 30 at 6pm at The Golden Notebook Bookstore in Woodstock.


2017 Young Readers' Summer Roundup

These picture books teach valuable lessons of friendship and the importance of nutrition, while others offer the chance to learn about Huguenot history and animal sleep patterns.


Moral Tales from the World of Chic

Joan Juliet Buck
Sari Botton discusses the former Paris Vogue editor's new book.


Short Book Reviews for May 2017

Slide into spring with new twists on old tales or fresh ideas for outdoor adventures.


Book Review: Kingdom of the Young

Edie Meidav
Edie Meidav's collection of short stories Kingdom of the Young transports readers to unconventional experiences and submerged feelings of the past.



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