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by Kevin T. McEneaney in Book News
Wed Apr 11th, 2018

Having taught AP students from Millbrook, Webutuck, and Dover for nearly twenty years, Steven Lewis  has deep roots in the Millbrook and eastern Dutchess communities. He is a former longtime...

Sat Feb 17th, 2018

Merritt Bookstore: Owner Kira Wizner launches a new bookclub at the bookstore. The first meeting will be Sunday, March 25th. The first book is Her Body and Other Parties: Stories by Carmen Maria Machado.It...

with a bit of art in Wassaic
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Features
Sun May 21st, 2017

As spring sunshine poured golden, the Millbrook Library hosted the 9th annual literary festival with Merritt Bookstore. An array of varied writers spoke at the library where outside two tents...

by Stephen Kaye in Book News
Mon Mar 20th, 2017

From a post on Lithub, March 20, 2017:

PANKAJ MISHRA: WE COMMITTED INTELLECTUAL SUICIDE AFTER 9/11

ON PROGRESS, POPULAR HISTORY, AND OUR BLEAK AND DIVIDED GLOBAL MOMENT

From an interview...

by Stephen Kaye in Book News
Thu Dec 22nd, 2016

Shirley Hazzard, one of the names one associates with a select group of female writers on the last century, died last week. She is remembered for her austere sentences that...

Thu Oct 20th, 2016

An exhibit of photographs taken in a variety of plastic or vintage cameras will be in the upstairs gallery of the Merritt Bookstore from October 19 until November 16....

Book event
by Divya Symmers in Book News
Mon Aug 1st, 2016

“Everything in the world exists in order to end up as a book.”

― Stéphane Mallarmé 

“Books are a uniquely portable magic,” notes Stephen King in On Writing: A Memoir...

Children's event
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Book News
Wed Jul 6th, 2016

What is the most important thing in the world for a young child? Discovery, which is why "Who is hiding Waldo" is the most successful international children's program in the...

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