Book Talk

There will be a discussion about the books.

David Pietrusza Book Talk and Signing 1948:Harry Truman

Local historian David Pietrusza will discuss and sign 1948:Harry Truman's Improbable Victory and the Year that Transformed America.

This event will be in the education center at the Mabee Farm in Rotterdam Junction.

 

1948: Harry Truman's Improbable Victory and the Year That Transformed America Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781402767487
Availability: Not Available
Published: Union Square Press - October 4th, 2011

Event date: 

Sunday, March 18, 2012 - 3:00pm

Event address: 

Mabee Farm
1080 Main St (Route 5S)
12150 Rotterdam Junction
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William Kennedy Reading and Signing of Chango's Beads and Two-Toned Shoes

This event will be in the McChesney Room of the Schenectady County Public Library.

Pulitzer Prize winning author, William Kennedy, will be reading and discussing his long-awaited, new fictional work, Chango’s Beads and Two-Tone Shoes, set in Cuba in 1957. In this tale of revolutionary intrigue, heroic journalism, crooked politicians, drug-running gangsters, Albany race riots, and the improbable rise of Fidel Castro, American journalist Daniel Quinn, journeys from Cuba’s nightclubs and jungles to the racially charged streets of Albany in 1968. We will also be treated to Mr. Kennedy’s discussion of his body of work in general.

Note: There is a 20% discount on telephone and in-store purchases of the book thru October 31st.

Chango's Beads and Two-Tone Shoes Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780670022977
Availability: Not Available
Published: Viking Adult - September 29th, 2011

Event date: 

Saturday, November 5, 2011 - 2:00pm

Event address: 

Schenectady County Public Library
99 Clinton St
12305 Schenectady
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Tom Ryan Talk and Signing of Following Atticus

Meet Tom and Atticus in the McChesney Room at the Schenectady County Public Library.

Tom Ryan, author of Following Atticus: Forty-eight High Peaks, One Little Dog and an Extraordinary Friendship, will be appearing with Atticus to discuss the book and the challenges and adventures they faced in the high peaks of New Hampshire.

Note: There is a 20% discount on telephone and in-store purchases of the book thru October 14th. 

Following Atticus: Forty-Eight High Peaks, One Little Dog, and an Extraordinary Friendship Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061997105
Availability: Not Available
Published: William Morrow - September 20th, 2011

Event date: 

Saturday, October 15, 2011 - 2:00pm

Event address: 

Schenectady County Public Library
99 Clinton St
12305 Schenectady
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An Evening with Jon Katz

Jon Katz, as he talks about his latest book Going Home: Finding Peace when Pets Die.

The Open Door is providing the books for this event at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Pubic Library. Details available at www.cphlibrary.org or by calling 371-8622.

 

Going Home: Finding Peace When Pets Die Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780345502698
Availability: Not Available
Published: Villard - September 27th, 2011

Event date: 

Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 7:00pm

Event address: 

Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
475 Moe Rd
12065 Clifton Park
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Meet the Author: Jack Rightmyer

Meet Jack Rightmyer, local author of It's Not About Winning: One Runner's Reflections on Fatherhood, Coaching and Athletics.

This is a joint program with the Public Library. Please register by calling the Reference Desk at 388.4511.

This is part of the Adult Summer Reading Program at the Library.

It's Not About Winning Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780941950428
Availability: Not Available
Published: Vitesse Press - January 1st, 2011

Event date: 

Wednesday, August 3, 2011 - 7:00pm

Event address: 

Central Library, McChesney Room
99 Clinton St
12305 Schenectady
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