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Book Picks - Battenkill Books

Book Cover for "Pushing up the Sky"

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

List:
"Moscow Rules: The Secret CIA Tactics That Helped America Win the Cold War" by Antonio and Jonna Mendez
"Outpost" by Dan Richards
"A Better Man" by Louise Penny
"Tidelands" by Philippa Gregory
"Hollow Kingdom" by Kira Jane Buxton
"Lawrence in the Fall" by Matthew Farina, illustrated by Doug Salati – Event Tuesday, September 24, 10 a.m. at Cambridge Public Library
"The Quicksand Book" by Tomie dePaola
"Pushing Up the Sky: Seven Native American Plays for Children" by Joseph Bruchac, illustrated by Teresa Flavin
"Pumpkin Heads" by Rainbow Rowell, illustrated by Faith Erin Hicks

Upcoming Events:
Singer/songwriter/poet Rod Picott - Argyle Brewing Co, Cambridge - Co-sponsored by Battenkill Books - Thursday, September 5, 7:30 p.m.

Poets and musicians Cassandra Cleghorn and Jeffrey Levine, in an evening of poetry and Irish and Quebecois music - Thursday, September 19, 7 p.m.

Southern Adirondack Wool & Arts Festival at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Greenwich, New York - Festival Hours: Saturday, September 28 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, September 29 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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.