Sometimes, the sheer volume of books available nowadays is overwhelming! If you’re having trouble picking out that next great read, check out what books other patrons are enjoying at the Hudson Area Library:
Top Ten Most Checked Out Adult Fiction Books These titles are all owned by Hudson.
Lullaby Town / Robert Crais
My Sister’s Keeper / Jodi Picoult
Digital Fortress / Dan Brown
Running Blind / Lee Child
Split Second / David Baldacci
Hour Game / David Baldacci
Just One Look / Harlan Coben
An Offer From a Gentleman / Julia Quinn
The Handmaid’s Tale / Margaret Atwood
Perfect Match / Jodi Picoult
Top Ten Most Popular Authors at the Hudson Area Library
The Friends of the Hudson Area Library announce the purchase of eighteen new titles from local authors and artists, including works of fiction, non-fiction, short stories, poetry, mysteries, cooking and more. Included in this new collection are books from notable are authors, such as award-winning John Ashbery, Lydia Davis, Rebecca Wolff, Madhur Jaffrey, and Verlyn Klinkenborg, among others. The Friends of the Hudson Area Library is an advocacy and support group dedicated to increasing public awareness, literacy and services of the Library.
The new collection of books includes Freedom Hill: A Poem, a dramatic monologue inthree sections, by L.S. Asekoff; Quick Question: New Poems by John Ashbery; Two American Scenes: Our Village/A Journey on the Colorado River, a book that describestwo poets perspective on the American landscape,by Lydia Davis and Eliot Weinberger; Double Happiness, a collection of short stories about love andrelationships, by Mary-Beth Hughes; Madhur Jaffrey’s World Vegetarian, a cookbook that includes over 650meatless recipes, by Madhur Jaffrey; Kahn andSelesnick: The Apollo Prophecies by Nicholas Kahn, Erez Lieberman and Richard Selesnick; More Scenes from the Rural Life, with excerpts from “The Rural Life” in the NY Times, by Verlyn Klinkenborg; and Haussmann or theDistinction, a Dickensian novel that takes place in Paris, by Paul LaFarge.
Also included in the collection is Haunted Catskills, ghost stories from the Hudson Valley, by Lisa LaMonica; Give Me EverythingYou Have: On Being Stalked, a memoir written as a cautionarytale, by James Lasdun; Under the Sign, a new poetry collection, by Ann Lauterbach; The Last Word: A Spellman Novel by Lisa Lutz; Far from Algiers, afirst book of poetry, by Djelloul Marbrook; The Watch, a modern play on Antigone by Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya; The ManWho Would Stop at Nothing: Long Distance Motorcycling’s Endless Road, a memoirabout long-distance motorcycling, by Melissa Holbrook Pierson; Corporeality, acollection of short stories, by Hollis Seamon; The King: Poems, a book about viewson motherhood, by Rebecca Wolff; and The Never List, a debut thriller by Koethi Zan.
All titles are available at the Hudson Area Library or by request online at www.hudsonarealibrary.org. Each DVD can be borrowed for up to seven days, completely free of charge with a library card from any library in the Mid-Hudson Library System.