Library Events

VIRTUAL: Robert Giles at the Hudson Library [6/3]

The Hudson Library will be hosting Robert Giles on June 3rd at 7pm. Giles will be discussing his book When Truth Mattered.

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When Truth Mattered: The Kent State Shootings 50 Years Later By Robert Giles Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781950659395
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Robert Giles - March 30th, 2020

When Truth Mattered is a gripping, authoritative account of a young editor and his staff painstakingly pursuing the truth of the Kent State shootings on May 4, 1970 - a tragedy that has haunted the nation for 50 years and significantly changed the debate about the Vietnam War.


VIRTUAL: Michael Dobbs at the Hudson Library [6/1]

The Hudson Library will be hosting Michael Dobbs on June 1st at 7pm. Dobbs will be discussing his book King Richard.

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King Richard: Nixon and Watergate--An American Tragedy By Michael Dobbs Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780385350099
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Knopf - May 25th, 2021

ONE OF USA TODAY'S BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR A riveting account of the crucial days, hours, and moments when the Watergate conspiracy consumed, and ultimately toppled, a presidentfrom the best-selling author of One Minute to Midnight.


VIRTUAL: Thomas Hager at the Hudson Library [5/25]

The Hudson Library will be hosting Thomas Hager on May 25th at 7pm. Hager will be discussing his book Electric City.

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Electric City: The Lost History of Ford and Edison’s American Utopia By Thomas Hager Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781419747960
Availability: On Our Shelves Now - Click for Details
Published: Abrams Press - May 18th, 2021

The extraordinary, unknown story of two giants of American history—Henry Ford and Thomas Edison—and their attempt to create an electric-powered city of tomorrow on the Tennessee River

During the roaring twenties, two of the most revered and influential men in American business proposed to transform one of the country’s poorest regions into a dream technological


VIRTUAL: Richard Haas at the Hudson Library [5/20]

The Hudson Library will be hosting Richard Haas on May 20th at 7pm. Haas will be discussing his book The World.

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The World: A Brief Introduction By Richard Haass Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399562419
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Penguin Books - May 11th, 2021

The New York Times Bestseller

“A superb introduction to the world and global issues. Richard Haass has written something that is brief, readable, and yet comprehensive—marked throughout by his trademark intelligence and common sense.” —Fareed Zakaria


VIRTUAL: Cynthia Saltzman at the Hudson Library [5/19]

The Hudson Library will be hosting Cynthia Saltzman on May 19th at 7pm. Saltzman will be discussing her book Plunder.

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Plunder: Napoleon's Theft of Veronese's Feast By Cynthia Saltzman Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780374219031
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - May 11th, 2021

One of The Christian Science Monitor's Ten Best Books of May

"A highly original work of history . . . [Saltzman] has written a distinctive study that transcends both art and history and forces us to explore the connections between the two.”
—Roger Lowenstein, The Wall Street Journal


VIRTUAL: John Mullan at the Hudson Library [5/13]

The Hudson Library will be hosting John Mullan on May 13th at 7pm. Mullan will be discussing his book The Artful Dickens.

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The Artful Dickens: The Tricks and Ploys of the Great Novelist By John Mullan Cover Image
$28.00
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ISBN: 9781408866818
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - May 11th, 2021

'One for your Christmas list … A feast of Dickensian knowledge' The Times

'This is a marvellous, endlessly illuminating book ... It doesn't go on the shelf alongside other critics; it goes on the shelf alongside Dickens' Howard Jacobson


Discover the tricks of a literary master in this essential guide to the fictional world of Charles Dickens.


VIRTUAL: John Ferling at the Hudson Library [5/12]

The Hudson Library will be hosting John Ferling on May 12th at 7pm. Ferling will be discussing his book Winning Independence.

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Winning Independence: The Decisive Years of the Revolutionary War, 1778-1781 By John Ferling Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781635572766
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - May 11th, 2021

From celebrated historian John Ferling, the underexplored history of the second half of the Revolutionary War, when, after years of ­fighting, American independence often seemed beyond reach.


VIRTUAL: David Murray at the Hudson Library [5/6]

The Hudson Library will be hosting David Murray on May 6th at 7pm. Murray will be discussing his book An Effort to Understand.

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An Effort To Understand: Hearing One Another (and Ourselves) in a Nation Cracked in Half By David Murray Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781633310483
Availability: On Our Shelves Now - Click for Details
Published: Disruption Books - March 2nd, 2021

“An insightful book packed with wonderful writing, practical advice, and hope for a better, kinder future.” —Jonathan Eig, author of Ali: A Life

You’re ready to give up. Throw up your hands and walk out the door.


VIRTUAL: John Boehner at the Hudson Library [4/27]

The Hudson Library will be hosting former Speaker of the House, John Boehner, on April 27th at 7pm. Boehner will be discussing his book On the House.

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On the House: A Washington Memoir By John Boehner Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250238443
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: St. Martin's Press - April 13th, 2021

* INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * #1 WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER *

“A rollicking, foil-mouthed” [memoir]....Boehner has delivered a classic Washington “tell-all,” albeit one with his typical jocular style.” -
-The Washington Post


VIRTUAL: Nan Rossiter at the Hudson Library [4/28]

The Hudson Library will be hosting Nan Rossiter on April 28th at 7pm. Rossiter will be discussing her book Promises to Keep.

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Promises to Keep: A Novel (Savannah Skies #2) By Nan Rossiter Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062917751
Availability: Backordered
Published: Harper Paperbacks - April 27th, 2021

In this heartwarming sequel to Promises of the Heart in the Savannah Skies series, USA Today bestselling author Nan Rossiter returns to Tybee Island off the Georgia coast to focus on beloved characters Maeve and Gage as their relationship is tested by secrets they are keeping from each other.


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