Everyone likes a good deal, especially on books. And beginning Friday June 15th, The Friends of the Poughkeepsie Public Library is having their annual Big Sale of Books & Media at the Poughkeepsie Business Park. WAMC's Katie Britton spoke with the volunteer coordinator of the sale, Mark Nelson.
Veronica Roth’s debut novel Divergent created a lot of buzz, as she brought the reader into a dystopian world that was divided into five factions. The book left readers breathless as the battle for control began, and in her highly anticipated second part of the trilogy, Insurgent, we pick up from where the first left off. Katie Britton spoke with Roth about the series and the process of plotting out all three novels.
Albany, NY – Ken Davis is the best-selling author of Don't Know Much About History, which has just come out with the 20th anniversary edition to include the events leading up to September 11th, and what has happened in America since. WAMC's Katie Britton spoke with Davis about that day, and how far we've come as a nation in ten years.
Jessica Anthony and Rodrigo Corral’s novel Chopsticks is an inventive interactive novel that will have readers flipping through the pages as they try to make sense of a young piano prodigy’s mental melt down. In this unique and compelling piece, they the immerse readers in Glory’s life, and beautifully weave words with photographs and paintings.