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Sharon Wienberg and Thomas Chulak from Chatham Bookstore in Chatham, New York join us with this week's Book Picks.

List:
Here Lies a Father by McKenzie Cassidy Burnt Sugar by Avni Doshi
Of Women and Salt by Gabriela Garcia
Exhausted on the Cross by Najwan Darwish
Hello World! by Kelly Corrigan illustrated by Stacy Ebert
Free Speech and Why You Should Give a Damn by Jonathan Zimmerman and Signe Wilkinson

Book covers for the books listed below on this page
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  Sharon Wienberg and Thomas Chulak from Chatham Bookstore in Chatham, New York join us with this week's Book Picks.

List:
Nicky & Vera by Peter Sis
Kate's Light by Elizabeth Spires, illustrated by Emily Arnold McCully
Happily Ever Afters by Elise Bryant
The Sum of Us by Heather McGhee
The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah
Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future by Elizabeth Kolbert

Book covers for the books listed below on this page
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Thomas Chulak and Joanne Trapanese from Chatham Bookstore in Chatham, NY join us with this week's Book Picks.

List:
For Adults
"Jack" by Marilynne Robinson
"Nobody Hitchhikes Anymore" by Ed Griffin-Nolan
"Whale Day and other Poems" by Billy Collins
"Together in a Sudden Strangeness: America's Poets Respond" to the Pandemic Edited by Alice Quinn

For Young Readers
"Loretta Little Looks Back" by Andrea Davis Pinkney, Illustrated by Brian Pinkney
"The Black Friend" by Frederick Joseph
"Class Act" by Jerry Craft
"When Stars Are Scattered" by Victoria Jamieson & Omar Mohamed, Illustrated by Victoria Jamieson & Iman Geddy
"Counting Creatures" by Julia Donaldson, Illustrated by Sharon King-Chai

      Thomas Chulak and Joanne Trapanese from Chatham Bookstore in Chatham, NY join us with this week's Book Picks.

List:
Adult Books:
"Breathe: A Letter to my Sons" by Imani Perry
"Northernmost" by Peter Geye
"How Much of These Hills is Gold" by C Pam Zhang

Young Readers:
"Jo & Laurie" by Margaret Stohl and Melissa de la Cruz
"Peace, Love, Action!" by Tanya Zabinski

Quick Picks--Picture Books :
"Woke: A Young Poet's Call to Action" by Mahogany Brown, Elizabeth Acevedo, and Olivia Gatwood, Illustrated by Theodore Taylor III
"Overground Railroad" by Lesa Cline-Ransome, Illustrated by James E. Ranson
"Antiracist Baby" by Ibram X. Kendi, Illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky

     Thomas Chulak and Joanne Trapanese from Chatham Bookstore in Chatham, NY join us with this week's Book Picks.

List:
"Race Against Time" by Jerry Mitchell
"Deacon King Kong" by James McBride
"American Birds: A Literary Companion" edited by Andrew Rubenfeld and Terry Tempest Williams
"If We Were Giants" by Dave Matthews and Clete Barrett Smith
"Blackbird Girls" by Anne Blankman
"I Dream of a Journey" by Akiko Miyakoshi
"Lilah Tov Good Night" by Ben Gundersheimer, Illustrated by Noar Lee Naggan
"The Nest That Wren Built" by Randi Sonenshine, Illustrated by Anne Hunter

    Thomas Chulak and Joanne Trapanese from Chatham Bookstore in Chatham, NY join us with this week's Book Picks.

List:
“Bell I Wake To” by Patty Crane
“The Infinite Game” by Simon Sinek
“The Great Pretender” by Susannah Cahalan
“Games of Deception” by Andrew Maraniss
“How to Read a Book” by Kwame Alexander
"Infinite Hope: A Black Artist's Journey from World War II to Peace" by Ashley Bryan
“Saturday” by Oge Mora
“Sulwe” by Lupita Nyong'o
Upcoming Event: David Maraniss – “A Good American Family” on Tuesday, 12/3 at 7 p.m.

  Thomas Chulak and Joanne Trapanese from Chatham Bookstore in Chatham, NY join us with this week's Book Picks.

List:
"The Plateau" by Maggie Paxson
"Travel Light, Move Fast" by Alexandra Fuller
"A Pure Heart" by Rajia Hassib
"Warhead" by Jeff Henigson
"Each Tiny Spark" by Pablo Cartaya
"Goblin Moon" by Jacqueline Rogers

Thomas Chulak and Joanne Trapanese from Chatham Bookstore in Chatham, NY join us with this week's Book Picks.

List:
“The Fisherman and the Whale” by Jessica Lanan
“With the Fire On High” by Elizabeth Acevedo
“Sonny's Bridge” by Barry Wittenstein
“Hey Kiddo” by Jarret Krosoczka
“A Good American Family” by David Maraniss
“This America: A Case for the Nation” by Jill Lepore
“K: A History of Baseball in Ten Pitches” by Tyler Kepner
“Being the Grownup: Love, Limits, and the Natural Authority of Parenthood” by Adelia Moore – event on June 15

  Thomas Chulak and Joanne Trapanese from Chatham Bookstore in Chatham, NY join us with this week's Book Picks.

List:
"Shout" by Laurie Halse Anderson
"On the Come Up" by Angie Thomas
"Rising Water" by Marc Aronson
"Proper Way to Meet a Hedgehog and Other How-To Poems" selected by Paul B. Janeczko; illustrated by Richard Jones
"American Summer" by Alex Kotlowitz
"Women Rowing North" by Mary Pipher
"Dreaming in Code" by Emily Arnold McCully
"Island of Sea Women" by Lisa See

The week's Book Picks come from Thomas Chulak and Joanne Trapanese of The Chatham Bookstore.

"Grenade" by Alan Gratz
"Dreamers" by Yuyi Morales
"She Did It!" by Emily Arnold McCully
"Baby Feminists" by Libby Babbott-Klein
"Walking in Wonder" by John O'Donohue
"Call for Revolution" by Dalai Lama
"Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel's Classroom " by Ariel Burger

This week's Book Picks come from Thomas Chulak and Kara Polito of The Chatham Bookstore.

List:
"Prius or Pickup?"by Marc Hetherington & Jonathan Weiler 
"Virgil Wander" by Leif Enger 
"Leading with Love", illustrations by Maude White; edited by Hisae Matsuda 
"Birding the Hudson Valley" by Kathryn Schneider 
"Impossible Owls" by Brian Phillips 
"The Lost Words" by Robert MacFarlane; illustrated by Jackie Morris
"Dry" by Neil Shusterman & Jarrod Shusterman 

Thomas Chulak and Kara Polito from Chatham Bookstore in Chatham, NY join us with this week's Book Picks.

List:
"Ruthless Tide: The Heroes and Villains of the Johnstown Flood, America's Astonishing Gilded Age Disaster" by Al Roker - event at Chatham Bookstore on June 9
"Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey Into the Heart of America" by James and Deborah Fallows
"The Ashokan Way: Landscape's Path Into Consciousness" by Gail Straub
"The Spirit Photographer" by Jon Michael Varese
"Pops: Fatherhood in Pieces" by Michael Chabon
"What I Leave Behind" by Alison McGhee

Sheri Bauer-Mayorga and Thomas Chulak from Chatham Bookstore in Chatham, NY join us with this week's Book Picks.

List:
Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich
Great Jazz & Pop Vocal Albums by Will Friedwald
Muddy by Michael Mahin with illustrations by Evan Turk
Hunter of Stories by Eduardo Galeano 
Elmet by Fiona Mozley
It's All Relative by A.J. Jacobs
American Wolf by Nate Blakeslee

Sheri Bauer-Mayorga and Thomas Chulak from Chatham Bookstore in Chatham, NY join us with this week's Book Picks.

List:
What I Found in a Thousand Towns by Dar Williams (Hachette)

Uncommon Type: Some Stories by Tom Hanks (Knopf)

The World Is Not a Rectangle: A Portrait of Architect Zaha Hadid by Jeanette Winter (Simon & Schuster)

Her Right Foot by Dave Eggers & Shawn Harris (Chronicle)

World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech by Franklin Foer (Penguin)

Paris in the Present Tense by Mark Helprin (Norton)

Dianne Ortmann and Carrie Knudsen from Chatham Bookstore in Chatham, NY join us with this week's Book Picks.

List:
Salt Houses by Hala Alyan
Letters to a Young Farmer - Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture compiled by Martha Hodgkins
Hop Grower's Handbook by Laura TenEyck and Dietrich Gehring
Liberating Minds by Ellen Condliffe Lagemann - author visit this Saturday, May 27
Red, White and Que by Karen Adler and Judith Fertig
One is Not a Pair by Britta Teckentrup
Grow Your Own for Kids by Chris Collins and Lia Leendertz
Out of the Box by Jemma Westing
Walk in the Forest by Maria Dek

   Dianne Ortmann and Carrie Knudsen from Chatham Bookstore in Chatham, NY join us with this week's Book Picks.

List:
Art of Movement by Ken Browar and Deborah Ory
Being a Dog by Alexandra Horowitz
Gamechangers: The Unsung Heroines of Sports History by Molly Schiot
The Guiniveres by Sarah Domet
Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas by Rebecca Solnit and Joshua Jelly-Schapiro
Steve McCurry: On Reading by Steve McCurry
The Trespasser by Tana French
Real Cowboys by Kate Hoefler, illustrated by Jonathan Bean
Some Writer: The Story of E.B. White by Melissa Sweet

Dianne Ortmann and Carrie Knudsen from Chatham Bookstore in Chatham, NY join us with this week's Book Picks.

List:
HHhH by Laurent Binet
Underground Airlines by Ben Winters
All Things Cease to Appear by Elizabeth Brundage
Before the Fall by Noah Hawley
Diane Arbus: Portrait of a Photographer by Arthur Lubow
Lion Lessons by Jon Agee

Upcoming author events:
LIFE Story by Gerald Moore
Passed and Present: Keeping Memories of Loved Ones Alive by Allison Gilbert

       Dianne Ortmann and Carrie Knudsen from Chatham Bookstore in Chatham, NY join us with this week's Book Picks.

List:
Bright Scythe: Selected Poems of Tomas Tranströmer translated by Patricia Crane; event 3/12
When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
Spill Simmer Falter Wither by Sara Baume
Little One by Jo Weaver
The Race to Save the Lord God Bird revised ed. by Phillip Hoose
Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

  Dianne Ortmann and Carrie Knudsen from Chatham Bookstore in Chatham, NY join us with this week's Book Picks.

List:
The Martian by Andy Weir
The Shift: One Nurse, Twelve Hours, Four Patients' Lives by Theresa Brown
Hannah Arendt: A Life in Dark Times by Anne Heller
1001 Walks You Must Take Before You Die by Barry Stone, ed.
I'm New Here by Anne Sibley O'Brien
The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman, illus. by Chris Riddell

  Dianne Ortmann and Carrie Knudsen from Chatham Bookstore in Chatham, NY join us with this week's Book Picks.

List:
Van Gogh: A Power Seething by Julian Bell
The Sheperd's Life by James Rebanks
Sylvia's Table by Liz Neumark
Rescue At Los Banos by Bruce Henderson
That's Not English: Britishisms, Americanisms and What Our English Says about Us by Erin Moore

    Dianne Ortmann from Chatham Bookstore in Chatham, NY join us with this week's Book Picks.

List:
Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
A History of Lonliness by John Boyne
The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro
H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
Trigger Warnings by Neil Gaiman
The Whites by Harry Brandt (Richard Price)

  Dianne Ortmann from Chatham Bookstore in Chatham, NY join us with this week's Book Picks.

List:
The Secret Place by Tana French
Some Luck by Jane Smiley
Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
Blue Horses by Mary Oliver
The Mitten String by Jennifer Rosner
Atlantia by Ally Condie
Organic: Farmers and Chefs of the Hudson Valley by contributors Francesco Mastalia (photography), Gail Buckland (Intro), Joan Dye Gussow (Preface), Mark Ruffalo (Foreward)

  Dianne Ortmann from Chatham Bookstore in Chatham, NY join us with this week's Book Picks.

List:
Reckless: The Racehorse Who Became a Marine Corps Hero by Tom Clavin
Lucky Us by Amy Bloom
Bone Clocks by David Mitchell
Hold the Dark by William Giraldi
365 Days of Wonder: Mr. Browne's Book of Precepts by RJ Palacio

  Dianne Ortmann and Thomas Chulak from Chatham Bookstore in Chatham, NY join us with this week's Book Picks.

List:
An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris
For the Benefit of Those Who See by Rosemary Mahoney
Transcriber by Kristen Witucki
Broken Hallelujah by Liel Leibovitz
Ask Me by William Stafford
Invisible Boat by Eric G. Müller

Nicole Furnee and Dianne Ortmann from Chatham Bookstore in Chatham, NY join us with this week's Book Picks.

List:
Hild by Nicola Griffith
The Liberator: One World War II Soldier's 500-Day Odyssey from the Beaches of Sicily to the Gates of Dachau by Alex Kershaw
Great Trouble by Deborah Hopkinson
Dog Songs by Mary Oliver
Giving Thanks: Poems, Prayers, and Praise Songs of Thanksgiving by Katherine Paterson, illustrated by Pamela Dalton - Event at Chatham Bookstore 12/8, 2-4p. There will be original works from this book are on display at the store Dec 8-January 30)
Amsterdam by Russell Shorto
Girl with a Pearl Earring: Dutch Paintings from the Mauritshuis by Lea Van Der Vinde

  Nicole Furnee and Dianne Ortmann from Chatham Bookstore in Chatham, NY join us with this week's Book Picks.

List:
The World is a Carpet by Anna Badkhen
Daughters of Mars by Thomas Keneally
Boy on the Wooden Box by Leon Leyson
Buriel Rites by Hannah Kent
Wonder by R.J. Palacio
Snow Hunters by Paul Yoon

    This week's Book Picks were selected by Nicole Furnee and Wendy Conway from Chatham Bookstore.

List after the break.