oblong books and music http://wamc.org en Read Local Red Hook Literary Festival 4/11-12 http://wamc.org/post/read-local-red-hook-literary-festival-411-12 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>There is nothing like a good literary festival, especially when it takes over an entire municipality.</p><p>The <a href="https://www.facebook.com/readlocalredhook">3rd Annual Read Local Red Hook Literary Festival</a> will take place next weekend, April 11th and 12th, throughout the village. The festival is full of free events celebrating local authors and featuring the likes of James Romm, Valerie Martin and Gail Godwin.</p><p>We get a preview this morning from two of the organizers - Suzanna Hermans of <a href="http://www.oblongbooks.com/">Oblong Books and Music</a> and Juliet Harrison of <a href="http://www.rhcan.com/">Red Hook Community Arts Network</a>.</p><p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 87444 at http://wamc.org Read Local Red Hook Literary Festival 4/11-12 Book Picks - Oblong Books and Music http://wamc.org/post/book-picks-oblong-books-and-music-11 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Suzanna<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Hermans<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> joins us from </span><a href="http://www.oblongbooks.com" style="line-height: 1.5;">Oblong Books and Music</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> with this week's Book Picks List.</span></p><p>List:<br /><em>Return of a King</em> by William Dalrymple<br /><em>Those Angry Days</em> by Lynne Olson<br /><em>Bark </em>by Lorrie Moore<br /><em>This is Not an Accident</em> by April Wilder<br /><em>One More Thing</em> by B.J. Novak<br /><em>Timmy Failure: Now Look What You've Done</em> by Stephan Pastis<br /><em>Roomies</em> by Sara Zarr &amp; Tara Altebrando</p><p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 84578 at http://wamc.org Book Picks - Oblong Books and Music "Love Where You Live: At Home In The Country" Signing At Oblong Books In Millerton http://wamc.org/post/love-where-you-live-home-country-signing-oblong-books-millerton <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.hammertown.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Hammertown Barn</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is a popular lifestyle store with locations in Pine Plains and </span>Rhinebeck<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, NY and Great Barrington, MA. In </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Love Where You Live: At Home in the Country</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, design expert Joan </span>Osofsky<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of </span>Hammertown<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Barn, shares her in-depth knowledge on stylish modern country living with a collection of creative ideas and real-life tips for making your home warm and welcoming.</span></p><p>Joan and her co-author, Abby Adams, will sign copies of their book at <a href="http://www.oblongbooks.com/event/LoveWhereYouLive/JoanOsofsky/AbbyAdams">Oblong Books &amp; Music in Millerton, NY</a> tomorrow beginning at 4pm.</p><p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 16:12:00 +0000 Ray Graf 79778 at http://wamc.org "Love Where You Live: At Home In The Country" Signing At Oblong Books In Millerton Book Picks - Oblong Books and Music http://wamc.org/post/book-picks-oblong-books-and-music-10 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif;">&nbsp;Suzanna Hermans joins us from&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.oblongbooks.com/" style="line-height: 1.5; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif;">Oblong Books and Music</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif;">with this week's Book Picks List.</span></p><p>List:<br /><em>Still Writing</em> by Dani Shapiro (event at Millerton store on Sunday, 11/17 @ 4)<br /><em>A Reader's Book of Days</em> by Tom Nissley<br /><em>Unlikely Loves</em> by Jennifer S. Holland<br /><em>S.</em> by J.J. Abrams &amp; Doug Dorst<br /><em>Fangirl</em> by Rainbow Rowell<br /><em>The Eye of Minds</em> by James Dashner (event at Rhinebeck store on Monday, 11/18 @ 6)<br /><em>The Waking Dark</em> by Robin Wasserman (event at Rhinebeck store on Sunday, 12/1 @ 4)</p><p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 15:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 77530 at http://wamc.org Book Picks - Oblong Books and Music Book Picks - Oblong Books and Music http://wamc.org/post/book-picks-oblong-books-and-music-9 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Suzanna<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Hermans<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> joins us from </span><a href="http://www.oblongbooks.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Oblong Books and Music</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> with this week's Book Picks List.</span></p><p><a href="http://www.oblongbooks.com/book/9780385347341">Save Yourself</a> by Kelly Braffet<br><a href="http://www.oblongbooks.com/Laymon_LongDivision">Long Division</a> by Kiese Laymon&nbsp;(event in Rhinebeck on Thurs, 9/5, 7pm)<br><a href="http://www.oblongbooks.com/book/9780062183637">Lost Girls</a> by Robert Kolker<br><a href="http://www.oblongbooks.com/Events/Cahalan/BrainOnFire">Brain on Fire</a> by Susannah Cahalan (event in Rhinebeck on Sat, 9/7, 7pm)<br><a href="http://www.oblongbooks.com/book/9781454904168">Rufus Goes to School</a> by Kim Griswell, illustrated by Valeri Gorbachev<br><a href="http://www.oblongbooks.com/LER/Messner/Thompson/Martin/Herrick">The Time Fetch</a> by Amy Herrick (event in Rhinebeck, Sat, 9/28, 4pm)<br><a href="http://www.oblongbooks.com/book/9780316221337">Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock</a> by Matthew Quick<br><a href="http://www.oblongbooks.com/ConqueringTheCollegeEssay_AlanGelb">Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps</a> by Alan Gelb (event in Rhinebeck, Thurs, 9/26, 6pm)</p><p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 72289 at http://wamc.org Book Picks - Oblong Books and Music Book Picks - Oblong Books and Music http://wamc.org/post/book-picks-oblong-books-and-music-8 <p><em>**Audio to come**</em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Suzanna Hermans&nbsp;from Oblong Books and Music joins us with this week's selections.&nbsp;</p><p><em>List after the break.</em></p><p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 68323 at http://wamc.org Book Picks - Oblong Books and Music Book Picks - Oblong Books and Music http://wamc.org/post/book-picks-oblong-books-and-music-5 <p>Suzanna Hermans from <a href="http://www.oblongbooks.com/">Oblong Books and Music</a> in Millerton and Rhinebeck joins us with this week's list.</p><p><br>List:<br> <em>Liar &amp; Spy</em> by Rebecca Stead<br> <em>Butter</em> by Erin Jade Lange<br> <em>Amelia Anne is Dead &amp; Gone</em> by Kat Rosenfield<br> <em>The Vanishing Act</em> by Mette Jakobsen<br> <em>Laura Lamont's Life in Pictures</em> by Emma Straub<br> <em>One Good Deed </em>by Erin McHugh<br> <em>Several Short Sentences About Writing </em>by Verlyn Klinkenborg</p> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 47580 at http://wamc.org Book Picks - Oblong Books and Music http://wamc.org/post/book-picks-oblong-books-and-music-2 <p>Suzanna Hermans is back in Studio A with Joe on this fine Spring day to share some new reading suggestions.</p> Tue, 20 Mar 2012 17:50:08 +0000 Joe Donahue 35034 at http://wamc.org