Library Events

VIRTUAL: Ruth Scurr at the Hudson Library [10/6]

The Hudson Library will be hosting Ruth Scurr on October 6th at 7pm. Scurr will be discussing her book Napoleon.

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Napoleon: A Life Told in Gardens and Shadows By Ruth Scurr Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781631492419
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Published: Liveright - June 15th, 2021

Best Books of the Year • Financial Times, The Times (of London), History Today

Marking the 200th anniversary of his death, Napoleon is an unprecedented portrait of the emperor told through his engagement with the natural world.


VIRTUAL: Kate Moore at the Hudson Library [10/4]

The Hudson Library will be hosting Kate Moore on October 4th at 7pm. Moore will be discussing her book The Woman They Could Not Silence.

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The Woman They Could Not Silence: One Woman, Her Incredible Fight for Freedom, and the Men Who Tried to Make Her Disappear By Kate Moore Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781492696728
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Sourcebooks - June 22nd, 2021

From the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Radium Girls comes another dark and dramatic but ultimately uplifting tale of a forgotten woman hero whose inspirational journey sparked lasting change for women's rights and exposed injustices that still resonate today.


VIRTUAL: John Mullan at the Hudson Library [9/22]

The Hudson Library will be hosting John Mullan on September 22nd 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
ISBN: 9781408866818
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
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: Mary Roach at the Hudson Library [9/20]

The Hudson Library will be hosting Mary Roach on September 20th at 7pm. Roach will be discussing her new book Fuzz.

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Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law By Mary Roach Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781324001935
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 14th, 2021

An Instant New York Times Bestseller • #1 Los Angeles Times Bestseller • #1 Indie Hardcover Nonfiction Bestseller • Longlisted for the 2022 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction • A New York Times Editors' Choice • A Washington Post Notable Book of 2021 • A Goodreads Choice Award Finalist • An NPR 2021 Best Book of the Year • A New York Public Li


VIRTUAL: Isabel Wilkerson at the Hudson Library [9/15]

The Hudson Library will be hosting Isabel Wilkerson on September 15th at 7pm. Wilkerson will be discussing her book Caste.

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Caste (Oprah's Book Club): The Origins of Our Discontents By Isabel Wilkerson Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593230251
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Random House - August 4th, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • “An instant American classic and almost certainly the keynote nonfiction book of the American century thus far.”—Dwight Garner, The New York Times


VIRTUAL: Bruce D. Jones at the Hudson Library [9/14]

The Hudson Library will be hosting Bruce D. Jones on September 14th at 7pm. Jones will be discussing his new book To Rule the Waves.

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To Rule the Waves: How Control of the World's Oceans Shapes the Fate of the Superpowers By Bruce Jones Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982127251
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Scribner - September 14th, 2021

From a brilliant Brookings Institution expert, an “important” (The Wall Street Journal) and “penetrating historical and political study” (Nature) of the critical role that oceans play in the daily struggle for global power, in the bestselling tradition of Robert Kaplan’s The Revenge of Geography.

For centuries, oceans were the chessb


VIRTUAL: Nancy Marie Brown at the Hudson Library [9/13]

The Hudson Library will be hosting Nancy Marie Brown on September 13th at 7pm. Brown  will be discussing her new book The Real Valkyrie.

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The Real Valkyrie: The Hidden History of Viking Warrior Women By Nancy Marie Brown Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250200846
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: St. Martin's Press - August 31st, 2021

In the tradition of Stacy Schiff’s Cleopatra, Brown lays to rest the hoary myth that Viking society was ruled by men and celebrates the dramatic lives of female Viking warriors


VIRTUAL: Ann Cleeves at the Hudson Library [9/12]

The Hudson Library will be hosting Ann Cleeves on September 12th at 7pm. Cleeves will be discussing her new book The Heron's Cry.

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The Heron's Cry: A Detective Matthew Venn Novel (The Two Rivers Series #2) By Ann Cleeves Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250204479
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Published: Minotaur Books - September 7th, 2021

New York Times bestseller Ann Cleeves returns with The Heron's Cry, the extraordinary follow-up to The Long Call, soon to be a major TV series, alongside her two hit TV shows Shetland and Vera.

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!


VIRTUAL: Susan Ronald at the Hudson Library [9/9]

The Hudson Library will be hosting Susan Ronald on September 9th at 7pm. Ronald will be discussing her new book The Ambassador.

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The Ambassador: Joseph P. Kennedy at the Court of St. James's 1938-1940 By Susan Ronald Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250238726
Availability: Backordered
Published: St. Martin's Press - August 3rd, 2021

Acclaimed biographer Susan Ronald reveals the truth about Joseph P. Kennedy's deeply controversial tenure as Ambassador to Great Britain on the eve of World War II.


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