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.
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.
Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013
Saratoga Reads bringing best-selling author to Skidmore College
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.
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.”
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013
Thomas Pynchon, Jhumpa Lahiri and George Saunders were among the finalists Wednesday for the National Book Awards.
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.
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.
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.
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013
Richard Russo has a complicated relationship with Gloversville.
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.
Friday, Sept. 20, 2013
Novelist, National Book Award winner Jonathan Franzen will speak at Skidmore College at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3.
Monday, Sept. 16, 2013
In her quest to become a better writer and a published author, Lisa Potocar left no stone unturned.
Friday, Sept. 13, 2013
Gloversville native and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Russo will make two Capital Region stops this fall.
Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013
Local literary talent will be showcased on the Jay Street pedestrian mall Saturday during the Jay Street Book Festival.