Jul 21, 2003 — The North Country is famous for its pristine lakes and stunning rivers. A new guidebook is showcasing some of the best places to swim--from the Adirondacks to the Green Mountains. Brian Mann joined the book's author for a trek along the Boquet River, in search of the perfect swimming hole.
Directions to "The Shoebox": Travel north on State Route 73 from the intersection with US 9 North. Go 1.4 miles to the bridge over the Boquet River. Park carefully on pull-out. Follow trail west along river. (Courtesy of Pancho Doll) Go to full article
Jul 10, 2003 — Readers and Writers on the Air's Ellen Rocco is joined by co-host Chris Robinson and guest Lenny Golay of Manhattan's famed Corner Bookstore to talk with callers about their favorite summer reading for 2003. Go to full article
May 21, 2003 — If you garden in the North Country, you've got a personal relationship with frost. It marks the beginning and the end of the season, but there are ways around those deadlines. Martha Foley talks with Phil Harnden, founder of the North Country Garden School, advocate of Garden Share, and author of a new book: A Gardener's Guide to Frost. Go to full article
Apr 17, 2003 — In a special edition of our call-in on contemporary literature, the guest is Leanne Howe, author of Shell Shaker, a novel of Chocktaw women that ranges from the 18th... Go to full article
Mar 27, 2003 — With another war between the U.S. and Iraq, Vermont writer Tom Paine's The Pearl of Kuwait is especially relevant. It's a surreal, comic look at star-crossed lovers... Go to full article
Feb 06, 2003 — Hosts Chris Robinson, Margaret Bass and listeners talk with Ihsan Abdul-Rahiim, a poet, fiction writer and playwright. He is the author of ibo landing, an offering of... Go to full article
Feb 05, 2003 — A new book brings new attention to pioneering women mountaineers, who faced more than the usual obstacles as they explored the world's high peaks. Betsy Kepes has our review. Go to full article