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Book review: "Oswegatchie"

It's summer and North Country rivers beckon. The Grasse, the St. Regis, the Racquette...the region is filled with rivers that defy map gravity and flow north. Betsy Kepes reviews an anthology about the Oswegatchie River.  Go to full article

Book review: "The Reserve"

The New York Times called Russell Banks' new novel, The Reserve, "cheesy and histronic." Alan Cheuse of NPR says the book has "grandly romantic figures" and according to to the New York Review of Books is has a "curiously cold-blooded and stagy quality." But what is The Reserve like for those of us who live in the setting? Betsy Kepes has a review.  Go to full article

Book review: "Within a Forest Dark"

Late winter is a great time for a good book. Our book reviewer, Betsy Kepes, recommends a new detective novel set in the Adirondacks.  Go to full article

Book review: "Revolutionary Spirits"

So, how much do you really know about the spiritual beliefs of the Founding Fathers? Were the fathers of our country devout Christians, complete non-believers or something in between? Gary Kowalski, a Unitarian-Universalist minister in Burlington, weighs the evidence in his new book Revolutionary Spirits: The Enlightened Faith of America's Founding Fathers. Betsy Kepes has our review.  Go to full article

Book review: "At the End of the Road"

In her new book of essays, At the End of the Road, Mary Ruth Lamb reflects on her experiences living in a remote valley west of Lake George. Betsy Kepes has our review.  Go to full article

Book review: "The Air We Breathe"

National Book Award winner Andrea Barrett will be reading and signing copies of her new book, The Air We Breathe, Thursday night (7 pm) in the library at Paul Smiths College. Betsy Kepes has a review of Barrett's novel, set in the pre-World War One "cure culture" of the Adirondacks.  Go to full article

Book review: "Bob Marshall in the Adirondacks"

Phil Brown, editor of the Adirondack Explorer, recently published a new book. Betsy Kepes reviews Bob Marshall in the Adirondacks, Writings of a Pioneering Peak-Bagger, Pond-Hopper and Wilderness Preservationist.  Go to full article

Commentary: Winter Camping

Commentator Betsy Kepes tells us about her annual winter wilderness expedition, this year in the Five Ponds Wilderness.  Go to full article

Commentary: Room with a View

Commentator Betsy Kepes has the view from her summer home--atop a fire tower in Idaho.  Go to full article

Commentary: Explaining Oneself

How would you explain your life to a total stranger? It wouldn't be easy, especially to someone who has never visited the North Country. A near miss with national media this week got commentator Betsy Kepes thinking.  Go to full article

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