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The Golden Notebook in Woodstock (photo by Dion Ogust)

Turn up the volumes

Before you bemoan the total disappearance of the small-time bookseller who tends to the printed word and offers full shelves of hardcopy of the same, look around your town, on corners and down…

Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland.

Maiden voyages: Eighty Days author to speak in Woodstock & Rhinebeck

In his newly released true adventure titled Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland’s History-Making Race around the World, Matthew Goodman tracks the remarkable journeys of two young women. Each took up the…

Author Owen King lives in New Paltz with his wife, fellow novelist Kathy Braffet. (photo by Danielle Lurie)

Owen King reads from his new novel in New Paltz on Friday

Owen King, author of the highly acclaimed and award-winning We’re All in This Together: A Novella and Stories, has just published his first novel, Double Feature, about a student filmmaker and his tumultuous…

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Talk on new book by jailed militant Russell Maroon Shoatz

If the only Maroons you’ve heard of are sports teams, think again. Better yet, do a little research and you’ll learn a lot that they never taught you in school about the checkered…

Author Christine Wade (photo by Dion Ogust)

Christine Wade to read from locally set novel Seven Locks

The Golden Notebook in Woodstock does what independent bookstores everywhere do best: It offers personalized service in the heart of town and supports the community with in-store events that give a voice to…

Still from Ang Lee’s Life of Pi

Life of Pi’s Jean-Christophe Castelli to speak in Saugerties at WFF benefit

Broadly stated, the movie Life of Pi is about the search for God and the essential role that stories play in that urge to know the unknowable, even as the unknowable remains forever…

Tony Fletcher, author of A Light That Never Goes Out. (photo by Posie Strenz)

Smiths biographer Tony Fletcher to read in Red Hook

In rock ‘n’ roll’s tireless meta-narrative, the Smiths are often portrayed as a grounding, purgative, politicized response to the excesses and implied privilege of synth/pop and the new romantic scene: your cure for…

Wreckage-strewn Naval Air Station at Pearl Harbor following the Japanese attack on the morning of December 7, 1941. In the background, an explosion sends a mass of flames and smoke high into the sky. (FDR Presidential Library)

Pearl Harbor Christmas author coming to Hyde Park

In commemoration of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will present a discussion with historian Stanley Weintraub, author of Pearl Harbor Christmas: A World at War,…

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TV food guru Ted Allen in Rhinebeck this Saturday

It’s not easy to move on from a popular television series when that’s how so many people discovered who you are. Fortunately for Ted Allen, who first hit the radar in a big…

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Kleinert to host book-signing with Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary’s Jenny Brown

Jenny Brown gave up her successful career in film and TV to dedicate her life to saving animals destined for the slaughterhouse. In 2004, she and her husband Doug opened the Woodstock Farm…

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