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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 Haunted History of Pelham New York:
Including Ghostly Tales of the Bronx, Westchester County, and Long Island Sound

Blake A. Bell (Excelsior Editions of SUNY Press, 2022) 221 pp.


The Crucible of Public Policy: New York Courts in the Progressive Era
Bruce W. Dearstyne (Excelsior Editions of SUNY Press, 2022) 305 pp.


The Spirit of New York: Defining Events in the Empire State's History (Expanded Second Edition)
Bruce W. Dearstyne (Excelsior Editions of SUNY Press, 2022) 456 pp.


Liberty's Chain: Slavery, Abolition, and the Jay Family of New York
David N. Gellman (Cornell University Press, 2022) 519 pp.


Palisades: The People's Park (20th Anniversary Edition)
Robert O. Binnewies (Fordham University Press, 2021) 405 pp.


Paths to the Past:
History Hikes Through The Hudson River Valley, Catskills, Berkshires, Taconics, Saratoga & Capitol Region

Russell Dunn & Barbara Delaney (Black Dome Press, 2021) 268 pp.


Out-Doors at Idlewild; or, The Shaping of a Home on the Banks of the Hudson
Nathaniel Parker Willis, with a New Introduction by Edward Renehan (Excelsior Editions of SUNY Press, 2021) 266 pp.


Inside the Green Lobby: The Fight to Save the Adirondack Park
Bernard C. Melewski (Excelsior Editions of SUNY Press, 2021) 262 pp.


Contest For Liberty: Military Leadership in the Continental Army, 1775-1783
Seanegan P. Sculley (Westholme Publishing, LLC, 2019) 206 pp.


The Catskills in the Ice Age, Third Edition, Revised and Expanded
Robert and Johanna Titus (Black Dome Press & Purple Mountain Press, 2019) 200 pp.