Upcoming Book Talks
The Friends of APL host regular book and author events every Tuesday at 12:15 pm in the large auditorium of the library’s Washington Ave. Branch (161 Washington Ave.).
The programs feature reviews of popular books by local speakers, as well as author talks and other special presentations. The talks are free and open to the public, and include light refreshments. For more information, call the Washington Ave. Branch at (518) 427-4300.
Book Review | The Seven Pillars of Statistical Wisdom
May 9 (Tues) | 12:15 pm | Washington Ave. Branch
Jonathan Skinner, a retired statistician, reviews this non-fiction work by Stephen M. Stigler.
Book Review | Saratoga Payback
May 16 (Tues) | 12:15 pm | Washington Ave. Branch
John Rowen, a former president of the Friends of APL, reviews this “Charlie Bradshaw mystery” by Stephen Dobyns.
Book Review | This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate
May 23 (Tues) | 12:15 pm | Washington Ave. Branch
David Morrow, a College of St. Rose professor of English, reviews this book by Naomi Klein.
Book Review | Afterlife of the Stars
May 30 (Tues) | 12:15 pm | Washington Ave. Branch
Ivan Vamos, a retired administrator, reviews this novel by Joseph Kertes.