By Lissa Harris on Friday, Nov. 12, 2010 - 3:26 pm
File under: Their Diamond Shoes Are Too Tight. McPherson & Co., a small indie publishing house in Kingston, is facing a tricky problem: A title slated for release on Monday, the novel Lord of Misrule by author Jaimy Gordon, has been nominated for a... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010 - 3:06 pm
The Golden Notebook in Woodstock. Photo from the bookstore's Facebook page.  After months of fretting that their favorite independent local bookstore would close for good, bibliophiles in Woodstock can rejoice. The Golden Notebook, a venerable local... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Sep. 10, 2010 - 4:03 pm
A retired Iowa environmentalist who grew up in the Catskills told the Sioux City Journal this week about a vision he received as a child when pneumonia sent him into a high, delirious fever. The vision, of a fox wearing an interestingly dressy garment,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jun. 17, 2010 - 3:20 pm
It's anybody's guess how many gay ex-Manhattanite goat farmers are scattered around the hills and valleys of Schoharie County. But it's certain there's at least two of them -- and they're well on their way to fame, or at least notoriety. Last night was... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jun. 11, 2010 - 5:26 pm
Tomorrow afternoon from noon to 4pm, Roxbury celebrates its native son, the naturalist John Burroughs, with music and storytelling on the porch of his former home, Woodchuck Lodge.  A June shindig at Woodchuck Lodge is an annual tradition, but this year,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Apr. 15, 2010 - 10:23 pm
Comix publisher Vertigo reveals a few pages of their upcoming September title, a graphic novel inspired by the incredible true experiences of local painter Inverna Lockpez, and brought to vivid life by comic artist Dean Haspiel. The gist: From the moment... Read more


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