CARS HOMES JOBS
 
For noted cabin architect and author, less really is more

For noted cabin architect and author, less really is more

Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013
Architect Dale Mulfinger's books illustrate not just cabin design but also the allure of the simple life.
 

Oprah Winfrey announces new book club pick

Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013
Here's something to pre-order for the holidays: Oprah Winfrey's new book club pick.
 
National Book winner McBride found solace in fictional character
NEW YORK

National Book winner McBride found solace in fictional character

Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013
James McBride’s The Good Lord Bird,” the comic and terrifying adventures of a disguised black child caught up in John Brown’s abolitionist crusade, was the winner Wednesday night of the National Book Award for fiction.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Author Hosseini to visit Saratoga Springs

Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013
Best- selling author Khaled Hosseini will visit Saratoga Springs as a guest of Saratoga Reads, in celebration of the community reading program’s 10th year.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Novelist Khaled Hosseini to visit Saratoga in February

Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013
Saratoga Reads bringing best-selling author to Skidmore College
 
Book review: Amsterdam native sets first mystery in 1960s New York

Book review: Amsterdam native sets first mystery in 1960s New York

Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013
James Ziskin’s first novel is a capable addition to a type of mystery writing that is partly noir and partly atmospheric.
 
Trio rushes to add chapter to Solomon Northup story

Trio rushes to add chapter to Solomon Northup story

Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013
Solomon Northup’s story has been told before. Why, he even wrote his own autobiography. But for lovers of 19th century history who want to read the whole story, Cliff Brown, David Fiske and Rachel Seligman have written a book called “Solomon Northup: The Complete Story of the Author of Twelve Years a Slave.”
 

Pynchon, Lahiri finalists for National Book Awards

Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013
Thomas Pynchon, Jhumpa Lahiri and George Saunders were among the finalists Wednesday for the National Book Awards.
 
Bailey Wind tells story of love and loss
LATHAM

Bailey Wind tells story of love and loss

Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013
Bailey Wind finished writing a book about her boyfriend this summer, but decided she would wait to have it published until after the trial of the man who killed him in a car accident.
 
Eleanor Catton wins fiction's Booker Prize

Eleanor Catton wins fiction's Booker Prize

Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013
Youth and heft triumphed at Britain's Booker Prize on Tuesday, as 28-year-old New Zealander Eleanor Catton won the fiction award for "The Luminaries," an ambitious 832-page murder mystery set during a 19th-century gold rush.
 
Canada's Alice Munro wins Nobel literature prize

Canada's Alice Munro wins Nobel literature prize

Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013
Alice Munro, a Canadian master of the short story revered as a thorough but forgiving documenter of the human spirit, won the Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday, the Swedish Academy said.
 
Pulitzer Prize winner Russo receives warm reception at FMCC
JOHNSTOWN

Pulitzer Prize winner Russo receives warm reception at FMCC

Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013
Richard Russo has a complicated relationship with Gloversville.
 
Italian cartoon mouse is inspiration for musical

Italian cartoon mouse is inspiration for musical

Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013
Children can see Fabrizio the mouse in Patricia Brady-Danzig’s illustrated paperback book, “Fabrizio’s Fable.” Kids and adults will hear musical interpretations of the Italy-inspired cartoon character next Saturday when “Fabrizio the Musical” will be performed at The College of Saint Rose.
 
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Jonathan Franzen to appear at Skidmore

Friday, Sept. 20, 2013
Novelist, National Book Award winner Jonathan Franzen will speak at Skidmore College at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3.
 
Hard work, contest victory help author Potocar promote book

Hard work, contest victory help author Potocar promote book

Monday, Sept. 16, 2013
In her quest to become a better writer and a published author, Lisa Potocar left no stone unturned.
 
 

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