Dec 11, 2013 — For over a century, first memories have been the subject of hundreds of investigations and academic studies. The age of a person's earliest recollections, the content of those memories and various other topics are of enduring interest to lots of people. Experts say early recollections yield deep insights into an individual's personality and ways of perceiving life.
In his new book, Dawn of Memories, St. Lawrence University professor Arthur Clark focuses on tapping into strengths and "an awareness of potentialities" that emerge from early recollections. Clark spoke with Todd Moe about his latest book and how early recollections can influence us throughout life. Go to full article
Dec 03, 2013 — Chis Robinson, co-host of Readers & Writers, talks with Barbara Stewart about her young adult novel The In-Between, a phantasmagoric story told at the intersection of spirituality and medicine.
In our Book Club blog, Robinson says of the book "If you have a young adult in your life who loves scary movies, fantasy, science fiction, and romance, then Barbara Stewart's The In-Between will be the perfect gift. Go to full article
Nov 22, 2013 — Next Monday marks a little known event in American history. On November 25, 1783, the last of the British forces departed from Manhattan and the last shot of the Revolutionary War was reportedly fired. A new book tells the story of attempts to settle and industrialize the Adirondacks after the end of the war.
Todd Moe talks with historian and author Glenn Pearsall about his book, When Men and Mountains Meet. It focuses on the history of the Adirondacks, from 1790 to 1820, when the region became a land of opportunity for businessmen and land speculators. Go to full article
Oct 09, 2013 — Our book reviewer, Betsy Kepes, traveled to Kingston, Ontario to take in a day of events at the Kingston Writersfest. While she was there she talked with Will Schwalbe,... Go to full article
Aug 20, 2013 — Miriam Clavir has spent her career as an art and artifacts conservator. Today, she works part-time in conservation and devotes the rest of her time to writing fiction. She... Go to full article
Jul 30, 2013 — A long-time Adirondack summer resident has published the third book in a series of novels about the history of the region. Tony Holtzman will talk about his Adirondack... Go to full article