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Books for Review

The titles below are available for review. If you are interested in reviewing a book for publication in the Hudson River Valley Review, please contact us with your selected title and a brief introduction. Be sure to include your academic background and affiliation.


The Quarry Fox: And Other Critters of the Wild Catskills
Leslie T. Sharpe (Overlook Press, 2017) 238 pp.


Citizens of Convenience: The Imperial Origins of American Nationhood on the U.S.-Canadian Border
Lawrence B. A. Hatter (University of Virginia Press, 2017) 267 pp.


Fort Crailo and the Van Rensselaers: The Dutch Colonial Origins of Greenbush & the City of Rensselaer
Shirley W. Dunn (Block Dome Press, 2016) 202 pp.


An Oneida Indian in Foreign Waters; The Life of Chief Chapman Scanandoah, 1870-1953
Laurence M. Hauptman (Syracuse University Press, 2016) 207 pp.


Thomas Cole: The Artist as Architect
Annette Blaugrund (Monacelli Press, 2016) 120 pp.


The Gatekeeper: Missy LeHand, FDR, and the Untold Story of the Partnership that Defined a Presidency
Kathryn Smith (Touchstone, An Imprint of Simon & Schuster, 2016) 341 pp.


Our Time at Foxhollow Farm: A Hudson Valley Family Remembered
David Bryars (SUNY Press, 2016) 298 pp.


The Street That Built a City: McEntee's Chestnut Street, Kingston, and the Rise of New York
Lowell Thing (Black Dome Press, 2015) 332 pp.


The True Story of Fala
Margaret "Daisy" Suckley and Alice Dalgliesh (Black Dome Press, 2015*) 80 pages, 48 drawings
*republication of the 1942 children's book


Jervis McEntee: Kingston's Artist of the Hudson River School
The Friends of Historic Kingston, Lowell Thing, Dr. William Rhoads (Black Dome Press, 2015) 64 pages, 62 illustrations

Creating Sustainable Communities: Lessons from the Hudson River Region
Rik Scarce (SUNY Press excelsior editions, 2015) 257 pp.


Sleepy Hollow - Birth of a Legend
Gary Denis (Createspace Independent Publishers, 2015) 314 pp.

American Gothic Art and Architecture in the Age of Romantic Literature
Kerry Dean Carso (University of Wales Press, 2014) 247 pp.


Stop at the Red Apple: the Restaurant on Route 17
Elaine Frred Lindenblatt (SUNY Press Excelsior Editions, 2014) 265 pp.


In the Shadow of Kinzua: The Senenca Nation of Indians since World War II
Laurence Marc Hauptman (Syracuse University Press, 2014). 415 pp.


Rhinebeck's Historic Beekman Arms
Brian Plumb & Matthew Plumb (The History Press, 2014), 208 pp.