Author Events-Adults

Nathaniel Philbrick at the Hudson Library

Nathaniel Philbrick, New York Times bestselling author of In the Heart of the Sea and Valiant Ambition, will discuss his latest book, In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown, the thrilling story of the year that won the Revolutionary War. 

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$30.00
ISBN: 9780525426769
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Published: Viking - October 16th, 2018

Daniel Mendelsohn at the Hudson Library

Award-winning memoirist and critic Daniel Mendelsohn will discuss his latest book, An Odyssey: A Father, A Son, and An Epic. Named a Best Book of 2017 by NPR, Library JournalThe Christian Science Monitor, and NewsdayAn Odyssey tells the story of a father and son’s transformative journey in reading—and reliving—Homer’s epic masterpiece. Dwight Garner of the New York Times said, “Mendelsohn has written a book that’s accessible to nearly any curious reader.

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$16.00
ISBN: 9780345806215
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - July 31st, 2018

Alice McDermott at the Hudson Library

National Book Award winning author Alice McDermott will discuss her latest novel, The Ninth Hour, the story of a widow and her daughter and the nuns who serve their Irish-American community in Brooklyn in the early twentieth century.

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$26.00
ISBN: 9780374280147
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 19th, 2017

Amy Knight at the Hudson Library

Author Amy Knight, called “the West’s foremost scholar” of the KGB by The New York Times, will discuss her latest book, Orders to Kill: The Putin Regime and Political Murder. Knight traces Putin’s journey from the Federal Security Service (FSB) in the late 1990s to his subsequent rise to absolute power as the Kremlin’s leader today, exposing a campaign of alleged political murder during his reign.

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$27.99
ISBN: 9781250119346
Availability: Special Order
Published: Thomas Dunne Books - September 19th, 2017

Sandeep Jauhar at the Hudson Libarary

Sandeep Jauhar, cardiologist and bestselling author of Intern: A Doctor’s Initiation and Doctored: The Disillusionment of an American Physician, will tell the colorful and little-known story of the doctors who risked their careers and the patients who risked their lives to know and heal our most vital organ as profiled in his latest book, Heart: A History.

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$27.00
ISBN: 9780374168650
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 18th, 2018

Cecile Richards at the Hudson Library

The Hudson Library & Historical Society welcomes Cecile Richards, a nationally respected leader in the field of women’s health, reproductive rights and social change. Richards, former president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, daughter of the late Texas Governor Ann Richards and featured speaker at the Women’s March on Washington, will discuss her memoir, Make Trouble: Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead. Joining Richards will be M. L.

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$27.00
ISBN: 9781501187599
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Published: Gallery Books - April 3rd, 2018

Seth Hettena at the Hudson Library

In his latest book, Trump/Russia: A Definitive History, award-winning Associated Press reporter Seth Hettena untangles the story of Donald Trump’s long involvement with Russia using deeply researched reporting, along with newly uncovered information, court documents and exclusive interviews with investigators and FBI agents providing an expansive and essential primer to the Trump/Russia scandal.

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$34.95
ISBN: 9781982530006
Availability: Special Order
Published: Blackstone Audiobooks - June 5th, 2018

Sam Kean at the Hudson Library

On Wednesday, September 5th, the book club will read Caesar's Last Breath: Decoding the Secrets of the Air Around Us by New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean. The book delves into history and science of the very air we breathe Kean will visit the library on Tuesday, September 11 at 7 pm.

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$28.00
ISBN: 9780316381642
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Little, Brown and Company - July 18th, 2017

William Oldfield at the Hudson Library

William Oldfield and Victoria Bruce will discuss their book Inspector Oldfield and the Black Hand Society: America’s Original Gangsters and the U.S. Postal Detective who Brought Them to Justice. This true story recounts the dangerous exploits of 156th Post office Inspector, Frank Oldfield, as he helped to convict the Black Hand, a Sicilian-American crime ring that preyed on immigrants from the old country during the 19th century in the United States.

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