Credit: Vivian Yess Wadlin

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.


Kingston: The IBM Years
Ward L.E. Mintz (Black Dorm Press Corp, 2014) 143 pp.


Around Highland 
Ethan P. Jackson and Vivian Yess Wadlin (Arcadia Publishing, 2014) 127 pp.


Power on the Hudson: Storm King Mountain and the Emergence of Modern American Environmentalism
Robert D. Lifset (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014) 309 pp.


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


Delicious December: How the Dutch Brought Us Santa, Presents, and Treats
Peter G. Rose (State University of New York Press, Albany, 2014). 150 pp.


The Angola Horror
Charity Vogel (Cornell University Press, 2013). 296 pp.


Hudson River Steamboat Catastrophes: Contests and Collisions
J. Thomas Allison (The History Press, 2013). 140 pp.


Hidden History of Columbia County
Allison Guertin Marchese (The History Press, 2014). 143 pp.


Erie Railroad's Newburgh Branch
Robert McCue (Arcadia Publishing, 2014). 128 pp. 


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


The Big Apples of New York: The Story of How New York State Became "The Big Apple"
A.L. DuBois, 148 pp.


Stuyvesant Bound: An Essay on Loss Across Time
Donna Merwick (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013). 248 pp.


The Astor Orphan: A Memoir
Alexandra Aldrich (HarperCollins Publishers, 2013). 259 pp.


Allegany to Appomattox: The Life and Letters of Private William Whitlock of the 188th New York Volunteers
Valgene Dunham (Syracuse University Press, 2013). 254 pp.


Patricia O'Reilly Murphy with Friends of Historic Kingston (Arcadia Publishing, 2013). 127 pp.


A Beautiful and Fruitful Place: Selected Rensselaerwijck Papers, Volume 2
Edited by Elisabeth Paling Funk and Martha Dickinson Shattuck (Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2011). 272 pp.


The Mightier Hudson: The Spirited Revival of a Treasured Landscape
Roger D. Stone (Guilford, CT: Globe Pequot Press, 2012). 242 pp.


Memoirs of Eilardus Westerlo: Pastor of the Dutch Reformed Protestant Church in Albany, NY (1760-90)
Transcribed, translated, and annotated by Robert A. Naborn (Nodus Publikationen Munster, 2011). 174pp.


Images of America: Fishkill Revisited (An Images of America Title)
Tracy Nicole Dunstan (Mount Pleasant, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2012). 128 pp.


An Uncommon Cape: Researching the Histories and Mysteries of a Property
Eleanor Phillips Brackbill (SUNY Press, 2012) 182 pp. 


Fifty Years in Sing Sing: A Personal Account, 1879-1929
Alfred Conyes (State University of New York Press, 2015) 167 pp.


Yonkers: In the Twentieth Century
Marilyn E. Weigold and the Yonkers Historical Society (State University of New York Press, 2014) 349 pp.


Legendary Locals of Greene County
David Dorpfeld and Wanda Dorpfeld (Arcadia Publishing, 2014) 124 pp.


An Irrespressible Conflict: The Empire State in the Civil War
Robert Weible, Jennifer A. Lemak, and Aaron Noble (State University of New York Press, 2014) 260 pp.


Images of America: West Point Foundry
Trudie A. Grace and Mark Forlow (Arcadia Publishing, 2014) 127 pp.



 Thomas Cole's Voyage of Life
Paul D. Schweizer (Munson-Williams Proctor Art Institute, 2014) 63 pp.