By getting at such unexplainable truths about how art works itself from history, and finding the slow, methodical, yet personalized means to analyzing that which is basically intuitive, Jonathan Gould has demonstrated true literary soul.
Poetry, local and state-honored, rolls into the upstairs reading room at Golden Notebook Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 28, with readings by former New York State poet laureate Marie Howe with New York City-based Donna Masini on Saturday, and authors from the new “Tinker Street: Voices from the Green and Beyond” literary collection on Sunday.
Donaghue said he’s grateful to his community for their embracing what he said isn’t so much a commercial store, but a collective space.
A new Woodstock publishing entity, Wapner & Brent Books, has just come out with a new version of Dao De Jing, the Chinese master Laozi’s great work, on which the idea of Taoism is based.
He comes off as a low-key, soft-spoken guy; but in the ComicCon world, he’s something of a legend.
Julie Evans arrived in Woodstock after an already tumultuous life. The year was 1981, and she had just left the back of a galloping horse that was about to jump over a parked car in Central Park.
The Woodstock Bookfest is in its eighth year of entertaining and inspiring writers and book-lovers alike. Since its conception, the festival has drawn speakers, panelists, and literarians from across the country as well as locally.
Friday, April 28: Stephen Tobolowsky is best known as a character actor, one of those guys on the periphery of a movie scene that fills in all the gaps. More recently, Tobolowsky has developed radio and podcast pieces highlighting the life of a guy who is born Jewish in Dallas, Texas, attends a Methodist college, and becomes a success in L.A.
Residents can take a book or leave a book- it goes by the honor system, and isn’t organized like regular public library loans.
Fred Mayo & Michael Gold to discuss their new book on etiquette in Gardiner and New Paltz Sunday, April 2.