List: The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Who Got Trapped in an Ikea Wardrobe by Romain Puertolas Almost Famous Women: Stories by Megan Mayhew Bergman (event Sunday, 1/25, 4pm at Rhinebeck store) Displacement by Lucy Knisley Lives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble by Marilyn Johnson (event Saturday, 1/24, 4pm at Rhinebeck store) 28 Days: Moments in Black History that Changed the World by Charles R. Smith, Jr. (event Saturday, 2/21, 4pm at Rhinebeck store) The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black X by Ilyasah Shabazz & Kekla Magoon
The 20th Anniversary Edition of The Christmas Alphabet, Robert Sabuda's classic pop-up title - that was his first New York Times Bestseller - has just been released. As part of the roll-out of the title he'll be appearing at a special events sponsored by Oblong Books and Music during the Rhinebeck Sinterklaas Festival on December 6th at 4pm.
List: Getting a Life with Asperger's by Jesse Saperstein (event at Rhinebeck store Fri, 8/29) What We See When We Read by Peter Mendelsund Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay Accidents of Marriage by Randy Susan Meyers (event at Rhinebeck store Sat, 9/6) Bats in the Band by Brian Lies My Year of Epic Rock by Andrea Pyros (launch event at Rhinebeck store Sun, 9/7) Sisters by Raina Telgemeier (event at Rhinebeck store Monday, 9/22) Falling into Place by Amy Zhang
List: Naughty Kitty! by Adam Stower Thank You, Octopus by Darren Farrell The Vacationers by Emma Straub My Salinger Year by Joanna Rakoff The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion Bellweather Rhapsody by Kate Racculia Tween Hobo: Off the Rails by Alena Smith (event at Rhinebeck store, Fri, 7/18, 7pm) Landline by Rainbow Rowell
There is nothing like a good literary festival, especially when it takes over an entire municipality.
The 3rd Annual Read Local Red Hook Literary Festival 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.
List: Return of a King by William Dalrymple Those Angry Days by Lynne Olson Bark by Lorrie Moore This is Not an Accident by April Wilder One More Thing by B.J. Novak Timmy Failure: Now Look What You've Done by Stephan Pastis Roomies by Sara Zarr & Tara Altebrando
Hammertown Barn is a popular lifestyle store with locations in Pine Plains and Rhinebeck, NY and Great Barrington, MA. In Love Where You Live: At Home in the Country, design expert Joan Osofsky of Hammertown 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.