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Translated from the Italian by John Cullen
Reviewed by Stephen Kaye
Mon Nov 14th, 2016

One of Italy’s hottest female novelists tells a moving tale on a simple plot line; it nevertheless holds the reader through pages of detail that can be tiresome and easily skipped over.  She uses the devise of interior monologue which is told to the first person’s daughter.  The teller...

by John Hall
A Rock'n'Roll Journey to Congress and Back
Tue Nov 8th, 2016

You might remember him as the man who beat Sue Kelly and went to Congress with more than a bit of Rock’n Roll in his background.   He had been with the band Orleans and wrote the song “Still the One” that was used by George W. Bush as a theme song for his 2004 campaign.    That...

Book Review
Reviewed by Antonia Shoumatoff
Mon Oct 31st, 2016

Maxine Paetro may be better known locally for her exquisite garden than she is for being an internationally-acclaimed author.  Her latest book, co-authored with James Patterson, Woman of God, is a courageous undertaking, in that it addresses some of the heavier issues of our time....

Reviewed by Carola Lott
Tue Oct 4th, 2016

The recently published “A House in the Country” is a captivating account of how architect, Peter Pennoyer and his wife, designer Katie Ridder created their handsome residence at the corner of Shuman and Ludlow Woods Roads. 

The couple came to Millbrook a few years ago because...