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Book Picks - Battenkill Books

Book Cover - Craeft

  This week's Book Picks come from Connie Brooks and Kate Reid of Battenkill Books in Cambridge, NY.


"The Good People" by Hannah Kent
"The Dry" by Jane Harper
"The Stowaway: A Young Man's Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica" by Laurie Gwen Shapiro
"Craeft: An Inquiry Into the Origins and True Meaning of Traditional Crafts" by Alexander Langlands
"Love" by Matt de la Pena, illustrated by Loren Long
"Be A King: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream for You" by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by James E. Ransome
"A Place to Start a Family: Poems about Creatures that Build" by David L. Harrison, illustrated by Giles Laroche

Battenkill Books Events:

January 25th at 7 pm - Elna Butterfield - Elna has written several memoirs about growing up in the 1940s in rural Vermont

February 8th at 7 pm - Katherine Arden - She is the author of "The Bear and the Nightingale" and "The Girl in the Tower."

February 15th at 7 pm - Writers and the editor of the anthology, "Before They Were Our Mothers"

Joe talks to people on the radio for a living. In addition to countless impressive human "gets" - he has talked to a lot of Muppets. Joe grew up in Philadelphia, has been on the area airwaves for more than 25 years and currently lives in Washington County, NY with his wife, Kelly, and their dog, Brady. And yes, he reads every single book.