Dec 11, 2012 — Canton writer Chris Angus has written another historical thriller. In London Underground, a search for hidden treasures and artifacts leads several citizens beneath London's underground. The novel includes secrets, spies, an ancient disease and a Nazi V-2 rocket. He told Todd Moe that London is one of his favorite cities. Chris will sign copies of his book on Saturday, December 15th, at the Brewer Bookstore in Canton, from 1 - 3 pm.Go to full article
Dec 06, 2012 — "Readers and Writers" co-host Chris Robinson talks with Phil LaMarche about his book, American Youth. LaMarche is a professor of English at SUNY-Canton and directs the Living Writers Series.
His debut novel has won wide acclaim. It's the tale of a teenager in southern New England who is confronted by a terrible moral dilemma following a firearms accident in his home. This tragedy earns him the admiration of a gang of boys at his school. It's been called a classic portrait of a young man struggling with the idea of identity and responsibility. Go to full article
Potsdam, NY, Dec 05, 2012 — There's no avoiding social media these days--even if you're not on the internet, TV commercials urge you to like companies on Facebook or follow them on Twitter, newscasters read influential people's tweets on the air, and if you're not on Facebook, well, you're in for a lot of funny looks.
If you run a business or an organization, pressure to have an active social media "presence" can be intense--but the benefits you actually get from that presence may not be anywhere near as huge as what you were led to expect. Go to full article
Nov 16, 2012 — Our guest is Louise Penny, author of the award-winning Quebec mystery series, featuring inspector Armand Gamache and the idyllic town of Three Pines. Like all the previous... Go to full article
Nov 08, 2012 — Our annual winter books call-in is hosted by Ellen Rocco and Chris Robinson, with guest book maven John Ernst. Callers and visitors share their favorite picks for holiday... Go to full article
Keene Valley, NY, Oct 11, 2012 — Tom Smith grew up in Connecticut, but his family has owned land in Keene Valley for four generations. He was drafted in 1968 and flew helicopters in Vietnam. Smith saw lots... Go to full article
Sep 26, 2012 — Writers and readers are gathering in Kingston this week for the annual celebration of books and writing. NCPR's book reviewer Betsy Kepes spoke with artistic director Merilyn... Go to full article
Sep 11, 2012 — The outdoors and natural beauty are draws for many communities in the Adirondacks. According to the author of a new book, Rising from the Swamp, a source of pride for... Go to full article
Aug 29, 2012 — A new novel, set on the St. Lawrence River, combines suspense and regional history. Maggie Hockett's first book, Taking Hart, coincides with the bicentennial of the... Go to full article