Webinar: Architecture of Downtown Troy

The Architecture of Downtown Troy
by Diana S. Waite

Thursday, February 11, 4:00 p.m.

Join us for an author talk with Diana S. Waite

in conversation with Kathy T. Sheehan, Hart Cluett Museum Registrar and Rensselaer County & Troy City Historian

The Architecture of Downtown Troy: An Illustrated History Cover Image
By Diana S. Waite, Gary David Gold (Photographer)
ISBN: 9781438474731
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Published: Rensselaer County Historical Society - September 1st, 2019

Offsite: Melanie LaBarge (author) & Caroline Corrigan (illustrator) will be signing their book: Women Artists A to Z

From Frida Kahlo and Georgia O'Keeffe, to Jaune Quick-to-See Smith and Xenobia Bailey, this lushly illustrated alphabet picture book presents both famous and underrepresented women in the fine arts from a variety of genres: painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, and more.

Women Artists A to Z Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593108727
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Published: Dial Books - February 11th, 2020

Fourth Annual Literary Legends Gala Honoring Athena Lord

The Albany Public Library Foundation takes great pleasure in announcing Athena V. Lord as our Literary Legends honoree for 2017. The Library Foundation will celebrate Athena’s contributions to children’s literature and to the life of the City of Albany at our 4th Annual Literary Legends Gala.

Born in Cohoes, NY in 1932 to a Greek immigrant family, Athena moved to Albany, just around the corner from the old Harmanus Bleecker Library, at age six. A voracious reader as a child, the Library became a second home.

Athena V. Lord is the author of five books:

TBM: Troy Book Makers is turning 10!

The Troy Book Makers is turning 10!!
Please join us Friday, September 30th between 5-9pm in the Frear Building to celebrate a decade in business. Enjoy snacks catered by local businesses, meet our authors from far and wide, and enter to win a basket of author’s essentials.

Chris Bohjalian Luncheon at the Reel Seafood Company: Meet the Author

Chris Bohjalian is the author of 19 books, most of which were New York Times bestsellers.  His work has been translated into over 30 languages and three times become movies.
His most recent novel, “The Guest Room,” a story of human trafficking, a marriage in crisis, and two remarkable women, was published earlier this year. (The paperback arrives October 25.)

The Guest Room (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780804170987
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Published: Vintage - October 25th, 2016

Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307743930
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Published: Vintage - May 26th, 2015

The Sleepwalker: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385538916
Availability: POSSIBLE DELAY
Published: Doubleday - January 10th, 2017

RPI: Steven Millhauser at the McKinney Writing Contest Awards

Steven Millhauser, author of four novels and nine short fiction collections, received the Pulitzer Prize for his 1996 novel Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer, about a young entrepreneur in turn-of-the-century New York City. Kirkus Review called the book “A fascinating and provocative portrayal of America that hums with energy and wit.” His new book is the story collection Voices in the Night (2015), which the Boston Globe called “Masterful . . . intriguing and disturbingly intoxicating.”

Voices in the Night (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780804169080
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Published: Vintage - March 8th, 2016

We Others: New & Selected Stories (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307743428
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Published: Vintage - September 4th, 2012

Dangerous Laughter: Thirteen Stories (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307387479
Availability: POSSIBLE DELAY
Published: Vintage - February 10th, 2009


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