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The Orphanmaster by Jean Zimmerman

The Orphanmaster  This novel ignited my interest in Dutch and colonial New York history–Jean Zimmerman does a terrific job of evoking life in 17th century New Amsterdam. The sights, the sounds, the smells, all are brought to life in her engrossing historical mystery. Blandine van Couvering, a 22-year old she-merchant in the Dutch trading community, […]

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CANCELLED: Carmen McLaren signs UFO Conspiracy

CANCELLED: Carmen McLaren signs UFO Conspiracy. We regret to inform you that this event has been cancelled with no plans to reschedule at this time.

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This week: Lauren Groff will be at the NYS Writers Institute 3/27

The New York State Writers Institute will be hosting Lauren Groff on Tuesday, March 27 at 8:00 PM. Lauren Groff (no, not the guy from Troy!) will be signing and reading from her new novel Arcadia, the story of an upstate New York Utopian community that falls apart. In advance praise, novelist Richard Russo said, “Arcadia is […]

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Sign up for our Fairy House Workshop!!!!

We will be having a FAIRY HOUSE WORKSHOP on Saturday March 31st from 11am until noon. You can make your very own FAIRY HOUSE!!!!   Come down to the store and take a look at the FAIRY HOUSES in our window display and take some time to sign up. Attendance is limited to twelve children […]

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SUE-C + AGF: Infinite Jest : SPRING 2012 : EMPAC – experimental media and performing arts center – troy, ny usa

  SUE-C + AGF: Infinite Jest : SPRING 2012 : EMPAC. We’re happy to team up with EMPAC to promote their event with SUE-C + AGF . When you buy a copy of Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace you get TWO TICKETS to the SUE-C + AGF performance.  

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Jean Foster Akin signs The Filigree Slippers!

The Filigree Slippers (Paperback)(also available in hardcover for $15.99)By Jean Foster Akin$10.99 SaturdayFebruary 18, 201211:00 AM – 1:00 PM

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Michio Kaku at SUNY!

Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100 (Paperback)By Michio Kaku$15.95

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Barrels and Drams: The History of Whisk(e)y in Jiggers and Shots By William M. Dowd

William Dowd will be signing his new books at Market Block BooksSaturday, December 17 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM.Barrels and Drams: The History of Whisk(e)y in Jiggers and Shots (Hardcover)By William M. Dowd$18.959781402778650Sterling Epicure, 09/01/2011232 Pages William M. Dowd is editor and publisher of Dowd’s Guides and the portfolio of Circle 7 sites. A […]

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December Window Sitters Wanted

Yes! It’s time to sign up for sitting in our window to read a book (or two) for the month of December. YOU be our window dressing. We’re asking you to commit to an hour, bring a book (a real book) and maybe even dress festively. There are a few “rules.” 1. Bring a book […]

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Meet David Chura tonight 3/25/11

Book-signing tonight: David Chura 7-8:30 PM Parents and teachers shouldn’t miss this event! I Don’t Wish Nobody to Have a Life Like Mine: Tales of Kids in Adult Lockup is the chronicle of David Chura’s 10 years teaching teenagers incarcerated at an adult county jail in Westchester, NY. In a series of vivid portraits that […]

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