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Author Event: Mary Cuffe Perez

Join us for an author chat with Mary Cuffe Perez, whose new book is Barn Stories: Reflections from a Saratoga County Horse Farm. The stories in this collection are drawn from the author’s fifteen years managing a horse boarding business on a Saratoga County farm. The stories chronicle her experiences with a struggling business and a cast of intriguing characters—both animal and human—whose lives intersect under the gable roof of a two-hundred-year-old barn. 

Mary Cuffe Perez is a writer of poetry,  fiction and non-fiction, who lives in the town of Galway, NY.  She has three published titles (The Woman of Too Many Days, Calyx Press, Skylar, Penguin Group, and Nothing by Name, Shaggy Dog Press) and her newly published, Barn Stories (North Country Books),  a collection of creative non-fiction drawn from her years managing a horse farm in upstate NY. Much of her writing is inspired by the history, natural beauty and people of rural upstate New York.

Pre-Show Conversation: The Velocity of Autumn

Join us for a conversation with Christine Decker, Oliver Wadsworth, and David Snider ahead of Hubbard Hall's upcoming production of The Velocity of Autumn. 

The Velocity of Autumn

Starring Christine Decker & Oliver Wadsworth

Written by Eric Coble
Directed by David Snider

Fiction Book Club: The Women in the Castle

Please join us for a discussion of Jessica Shattuck's haunting novel, The Women in the Castle. 


The Women in the Castle: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062563675
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - January 2nd, 2018

Author Event: Before They Were Our Mothers

Before They Were Our Mothers: Voices of Women Born Before Rosie Started Riveting
Patricia A. Nugent, Editor

Before They Were Our Mothers was conceived when Patricia A. Nugent realized, at her mother’s funeral, that she knew very little about her mother’s life before her mother was her mother. She’d never asked; her mother had never offered. Nugent deeply regretted missing the opportunity to know her mother more fully. To inspire other families to share personal histories, she compiled this anthology of real-life stories about women before they were mothers.

Author Event: Katherine Arden

Join us for a very special evening with author Katherine Arden, who has written The Bear and the Nightingale and The Girl in the Tower. 

Praise for Katherine Arden's The Bear and the Nightingale

"Arden's debut novel has the cadence of a beautiful fairy tale but is darker and more lyrical." --The Washington Post

The Bear and the Nightingale: A Novel (Winternight Trilogy #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101885956
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Del Rey - June 27th, 2017

The Girl in the Tower: A Novel (Winternight Trilogy #2) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101885963
Availability: Usually Ships in 3-6 Days
Published: Del Rey - December 5th, 2017

No January Poetry Night

There will not be a Poetry Night in January, due to weather uncertainties and cold. Poetry Night will return on Thursday, February 22nd. 

Author Event: Elna Butterfield

Join us for a talk with author and Argyle-resident Elna Butterfield, who has written six books about growing up in rural Vermont in the 1940s. Elna's six book series is titled, My Times Remembered, Recollections of a 1940s Childhood in Vermont.

The snow date for this event is Thursday, February 1st. 

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Bring a poem or two to share, your own or someone else's. 

In the case of inclement weather, please call the store ahead of time to make sure we are still holding Poetry Night. The store can be reached at 518-677-2515. 

ABC Holiday Catalog 2017

Want a preview of our 2017 ABC Holiday Catalog? 

Check it out here! 



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