Aug 16, 2013 — There's still time this summer to get out the beach books, find an empty Adirondack chair next to a lake, and settle in with a page turner. Betsy Kepes has this review of Michael Virtanen's second novel, The River's Tale. Go to full article
Aug 15, 2013 — Hearth Moon Rising is an Adirondack psychotherapist who is passionate about nature, the environment, animals and her own pagan spirituality. For more than 20 years she has taught magic and helped others integrate their experience of the natural world into their spiritual practice.
She's the author of a new book, Invoking Animal Magic, and has spent this summer talking about the mythology and folklore of animals and healing to audiences in Keene Valley and Saranac Lake. Hearth is also a licensed New York State Outdoor Guide, and enjoys hiking, running, snowshoeing, skiing and mountain biking.
Hearth Moon Rising spoke with Todd Moe about the book and her spiritual connection to the natural world. Go to full article
Jul 30, 2013 — A long-time Adirondack summer resident has published the third book in a series of novels about the history of the region. Tony Holtzman will talk about his Adirondack trilogy and the final book, Forever Wild, at the Old Forge Library on Tuesday night August 6th. Holtzman first visited the Adirondacks in the early 1950's, and after retiring from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in 2002, he bought a cottage at the Bartlett Carry Club on Upper Saranac Lake.
Holtzman's first two novels in the trilogy, Axton Landing, and The Railroad, were released the past two summers. Todd Moe spoke with Holtzman about his novels, a love of the Adirondacks and a new short story. The trilogy portrays life in the region in the late 19th century and tackles topics such as the environment, land use, logging, railroads and the creation of the Adirondack Park. Go to full article
Canton, NY, Jul 09, 2013 — In our annual Summer Reading List Call-in staff, guests and listeners share the best beach reads and whatever else is on the summer reading bookshelf. Hosts Ellen Rocco and... Go to full article
Jun 25, 2013 — In a new collection of essays, writers who live in the Adirondack North Country have shared their experiences about what it's like to be part of the landscape or a local... Go to full article
Jun 18, 2013 — The author of a new book of soup recipes from sixty ski resort towns around the country will be in Lake Placid for a book party on Thursday. Jennie Iverson's Ski Town...Go to full article
Jun 18, 2013 — Each year Canada's Council for the Arts awards the Governor General's Literary Awards to the best books of the year. The winning novel for 2012, The Purchase, chronicles what... Go to full article
Jun 14, 2013 — Novelist Lynn McElfresh says her favorite place to write is in the Thousand Islands, at her family cottage on Grennell Island. Two sisters share the pages in her new book... Go to full article
Jun 12, 2013 — This year marks the 80th anniversary of the Civilian Conservation Corps. Created by President Roosevelt during the Depression, millions of young men provided manual labor... Go to full article