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Photo of book by Brenda Starr.

Hot off the presses: 10 super summer reads recommended by local booksellers

Summer is here! Time to kick back – or perhaps kick into literary gear, if you’re so inclined. Instead of reviewing one book this month, I’ve collected a list of suggestions from all…

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Viral video hero Zach Wahls reads from My Two Moms this Saturday in High Falls

Zach Wahls is a 20-year-old Civil Engineering student at Iowa State University. He’s an Eagle Scout and a member of the Unitarian Universalist Church. He’s a state champion debater, and a beloved son…

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Bookings: Hudson Valley signings & readings for the month of May

Evolution revolution: John Long discusses Darwin’s Devices on May 3 at Vassar Darwin’s Devices: What Evolving Robots Can Teach Us about the History of Life and the Future of Technology is professor John…

Photos in book by Hirsheimer & Hamilton.

New cookbook helps you make the most of farm-fresh food

Henceforth, we are tabling “farm to table” and farming out the job to a new phrase. I nominate, in no special order: soil to skillet, field to fork, barnyard to backyard, slaughter to…

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Workshops filling fast for Woodstock Writers’ Festival

Three-and-a-Quarter Days of Peace and Books: That’s the promise of the third annual Woodstock Writers’ Festival, occupying the village of Woodstock April 19 through the 22nd. The event gathers an impressive lineup of…

Photo of Benjamin Busch by Raquel Krelle

Iraq vet, Wire star & Vassar art grad publishes memoir

After graduating from Vassar College in 1991, where he majored in Studio Art, Benjamin Busch did an unusual thing for someone of his milieu: He joined the Marines. During his 16-year service, he…

John Sayles, writer, producer and director, on the set of his most recent film, Amigo, which will be shown at Upstate Films in Rhinebeck this Saturday, Aptil 14 at 7 p.m.

Prose pros: John Sayles headlines Red Hook Literary Festival this Saturday

Red Hook is hosting its first Literary Festival on Saturday, April 14 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Red Hook Village Building, located at 7467 South Broadway. The headliner is John…

Suvir Saran.

Bookings: April’s local author events & booksignings

Bluecashew in Rhinebeck to host reading/tasting event with master chef Suvir Saran New Delhi-born Suvir Saran, executive chef of Dévi – a 75-seat restaurant in the heart of New York City – visited…

Senior Photo Mary McCarthy, 1933, Vassar College Libraries

Vassar marks Mary McCarthy centennial with exhibition

Oh, those incorrigible coeds! Remember reading The Group for the first time and finding out with shock that even back in the ‘30s, privileged Vassar girls – or at least, girls just out…

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Annie Leibovitz to lecture on new book Pilgrimage at FDR site

Photographer Annie Leibovitz is known for her intimate portraits of celebrities: Her Rolling Stone cover shot of John Lennon curled around Yoko Ono is one of the most famous. But starting in the…

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