COVID-19 Response

Dear Friends,
While our store is temporarily closed for browsing, we are taking orders online, over email, and telephone. Your options to receive the books are either in our "book cooler" in front of the store or to have them shipped (an additional fee applies). 

Stay safe, and be well, 


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Ian Fleming's Love Affair with Cambridge (and New York)

Join for for a talk about Ian Fleming, author of the James Bond novels, and his time in and around the Adirondacks and the Black Hole Hollow Farm in Cambridge, NY, and how these places influenced his writing.

About Frieda Toth

Toth is an internationally recognized expert on Ian Fleming. Specializing in Fleming's time in the United States, she has written for Artistic Licence Renewed and Voices (Journal of the NY Folklife Society) and will be presenting at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association's 91st conference in November. The author of three books in print, she's also an enthusiastic amateur operatic soprano and a juggler. She's lived almost all her life in or near the Adirondacks.

Event date: 

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 7:00pm

Event address: 

Battenkill Books
15 E. Main St.
Cambridge, NY 12816

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