There will be a discussion about the books.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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