Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014
“A Wild Ride — Bears, Babes, and Marketing to the Max” chronicles some of the stories Ed Lewi has been telling for years.
Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014
When James Fenimore Cooper and Herman Melville wrote about upstate New York’s Anti-Rent War of the 1840s, they both failed to produce a success. Bruce Kennedy is hoping he has better luck.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Hillary Clinton signed copies of her memoir, “Hard Choices,” on the second floor of the Northshire Bookstore on Tuesday.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
For most of Archie Andrew's life, the red-headed comic book icon's biggest quandary was whether he liked Veronica or Betty.
Monday, July 14, 2014
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will be at Northshire Bookstore on Broadway at 12:15 p.m. July 29, to sign her book, “Hard Choices.”
Sunday, June 29, 2014
For the first time since researching her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, "The Goldfinch," Donna Tartt is back in Las Vegas.
Sunday, June 1, 2014
Sitting in the comfortable living room of Leo Winokur Winn’s red-and-white ranch house, it is hard to imagine the atrocities the 90-year-old Jew lived through as a young man.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Maya Angelou walked into a meeting of civil rights leaders discussing affirmative action back in the 1990s, looked around, and put them all in their place with a single, astute observation.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Maya Angelou, a modern Renaissance woman who survived the harshest of childhoods to become a force on stage, screen, the printed page and the inaugural dais, has died.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
The longtime leader of archaeological digs at upstate New York 18th-century military sites has a new book out that details decades of excavations at Lake George.
Monday, May 19, 2014
In what may be his last remarks at a public gathering, Philip Roth accepted Yaddo's first ever Artist Medal and spoke gratefully of his time at the venerable retreat in the summer of 1964.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
On a night championing free expression and featuring speeches by Salman Rushdie, Toni Morrison and two members of the Russian protest group Pussy Riot, no one moved the audience more than the daughter of an imprisoned Chinese dissident.
Monday, May 5, 2014
When she was 12 years old, Anne Blankman fell in love with Anne Frank.
Sunday, May 4, 2014
With the success of Steve McQueen’s film “12 Years a Slave,” almost everyone is familiar with the tragic tale of Solomon Northup, a free black man living in Saratoga Springs who was sold into slavery. But the movie, Ballston Spa’s David Fiske will remind you, didn’t tell the whole story.
Sunday, April 27, 2014
The first novel by Paul Castellani, a Capital Region resident who spent childhood summers in the Adirondacks, reminds its readers that being a teenager and being the parents of a teenager is a complicated business.