Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Publisher Penguin Random House says a copy of the upcoming “Fifty Shades of Grey” sequel has been stolen, just over a week before publication day.
Monday, June 8, 2015
The New York State Library announced its summer reading program on Monday to motivate students to continue their education during the summer.
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
A day after announcing that E L James had written a "Fifty Shades" novel from billionaire Christian Grey's point of view, "Grey" was No. 1 on Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble.com as of midday Tuesday.
Sunday, May 31, 2015
David McCullough, a best-selling historian and biographer and two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize, has a new book on the Wright Brothers. He'll be at the Northshire Bookstore in Saratoga Springs on Tuesday.
Saturday, May 23, 2015
An author of several books on the Revolutionary War is giving a talk at an upstate New York battlefield about veterans of the American Revolution who lived long enough into the 19th century to have their photographs taken.
Saturday, May 16, 2015
The co-author of a book on the man whose story was told in the Oscar-winning movie "12 Years A Slave" is giving a talk this weekend as part of a local group's history event.
Friday, May 1, 2015
More than 40,000 books will be available for perusing Saturday at the Friends of the Schenectady County Public Library's annual Spring Used Book Sale.
Sunday, April 26, 2015
New York state history is rich with wonderful tales of risk takers, innovators and people who understood that the common good was every bit as important as their personal circumstances. Bruce Dearstyne is trying to make sure people don’t forget that.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Harper Lee's upcoming novel, the year's most talked about literary release, will have some added star power for the audio edition: Reese Witherspoon.
Monday, April 20, 2015
Anthony Doerr's "All the Light We Cannot See," a World War II novel that has been one of the top-selling literary works of the past year, has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Niskayuna native Michele Battiste has had a passion for writing poetry since she was 10 but says she wasn’t always so good at it.
Monday, April 13, 2015
Guenter Grass, the Nobel-winning German writer who gave voice to the generation that came of age during the horrors of the Nazi era but later ran into controversy over his own World War II past and stance toward Israel, has died. He was 87.
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Kurt Vonnegut’s elevation of firefighters, a recurring theme in his work and speeches, comes from personal, and local, experience: Vonnegut volunteered with the Alplaus Fire Department when he lived across the street in an apartment above a grocery store and worked in public relations for General Electric in Schenectady.
Sunday, April 5, 2015
It never occurred to Mary Norris that anyone would be interested in reading a book by a copy editor about commas.
Friday, March 27, 2015
For those with only a casual interest in the American Revolution, Brandywine may not pack the same historical punch as, say, Saratoga or Yorktown. Michael Harris says there’s a very good reason.