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Chatham Bookstore Hosts Authors on Slavery in the Hudson Valley

Authors Susan Stessin-Cohn and Ashley Hurlburt-Biagini will read from, and discuss their book, “In Defiance: Runaways from Slavery in New York’s Hudson River Valley, 1735-1831,” at the Chatham Bookstore on Sunday. The reading will be followed by a conversation with … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week September 25 – October 1, 2016

Banned Books Week is a Celebration of the Freedom to Read. It was launched in 1982 in response to a surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. According to the American Library Association, more than … Continue reading

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Tunstull – From Fashion to Fine Art: The Tunstull Art Odyssey

Columbia County authors (and friends of mine), Glenn Tunstull and Jelani Bandele, are the collaborative team behind a new book titled, Tunstull – From Fashion to Fine Art: The Tunstull Art Odyssey. The book tells the story of Glenn Tunstull’s journey … Continue reading

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Oblong Books’ Local Author Event: Sarah S. Kilborne

Friday (October 19, 2012) at Oblong Books & Music’s Rhinebeck location: Local author, Sarah S. Kilborne of Germantown, discusses her book, American Phoenix. American Phoenix is the true story of William Skinner, Kilbourne’s great-great-grandfather and a nineteenth-century millionaire who lost everything, and … Continue reading

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John Matteson Reading @ Oblong Books

Sunday (October 14, 2012) at Oblong Books & Music’s Rhinebeck location, author, John Matteson discusses his award-winning book, Eden’s Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father. From OblongBooks.com: John Matteson is a distinguished professor of English and … Continue reading

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New Lebanon Library’s Annual Book & Bake Sale

New Lebanon Library’s Annual Book & Bake Sale takes place this Weekend at the Midtown Mall in New Lebanon. MOST ITEMS $2.00 OR LESS! (Some special items priced higher) SPECIAL PREVIEW SALE – $5.00 admission Fri. 9/28:         4pm-8pm Sat, 9/29:        8am-10am REGULAR SALE – Free admission … Continue reading

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John Kelly Reading @ Oblong Books

Thursday night (August 30, 2012) at Oblong Books & Music’s Rhinebeck location, author, John Kelly discusses his book “The Graves Are Walking: The Great Famine and the Saga of the Irish People” From OblongBooks.com: John Kelly is the author of … Continue reading

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