Somewhere in France
Previously unpublished letters and private journal provide an intimate view of World War I through the eyes of an ordinary soldier from western New York.
Elder Care Journey
Combining expert knowledge and first-hand experience, a noted elder care researcher confronts the long-distance care of her own mother.
Between Stony Brook Harbor Tides
Examines the ecological and historical significance of the harbor and what it can bring to future residents.
Running the Long Path
An ultrarunner’s fast-paced narrative into the wilds of New York’s Hudson Valley, as he attempts to set a new record for completing the Long Path, a 350-mile hiking trail that links New York City and Albany.
The Smalbanac 2.0
A quirky survival guide to New York's Capital District.
Documents the city’s surviving grain elevators and their profound influence on twentieth-century architecture.
FDR on His Houseboat
Presents and expands upon Roosevelt’s daily nautical log as he was trying to regain the use of his polio-damaged legs.
Explores the life and times of John Drake Sloat, the US Navy Pacific Squadron commander who occupied Monterey and declared the annexation of California at the beginning of the war with Mexico.
Beer of Broadway Fame
Explores the hundred-year history of Piel Bros. , one of the prominent German American brands that once made New York City the brewing capital of America.
Our Time at Foxhollow Farm
Chronicles the life of an upper-class, mid–Hudson Valley family during the first three decades of the twentieth century.
A haunting story of the disintegration of an American and Italian family caught in Europe during World War II.
The Death of Fred Astaire
When, in the late eighties, the author chooses to raise a child with her lesbian partner, she embraces a life outside the lines—one full of curious adventures as well as the usual catastrophes and everyday pleasures.
A poet and essayist attempt to find their bearings in a civilization lost at sea.
A diverse collection of essays and companion interviews that offer insight into the inspiration, drafting, and revision process.
The Heroic Age of Diving
A comprehensive history of the first three decades of underwater exploration in antebellum America.
Preaching in My Yes Dress
The frank and funny story of a church-geek girl who spent twenty years in the ecclesiastical trenches as a Lutheran pastor, preaching weekly words of hope she wasn’t sure she even believed.
How a small group of New York biologists brought the peregrine falcon and bald eagle back from the brink of extinction.
Yonkers in the Twentieth Century
Traces the economic, political, and social evolution of New York State’s fourth largest city during the twentieth century.
Shipwrecked on a Traffic Island
A collection of Colette's best writings that have never before appeared in English.
An eloquent personal reflection on the fascination of family history and the desire to both discover and escape origins.
From Loyalists to Loyal Citizens
Challenges the traditional perception that Loyalists were ostracized as traitors to the United States, after the American Revolution.
Nearer to Never
A poetic examination of what’s waiting just beneath everyday experience.
First book-length collection of the work of the celebrated Israeli poet.
Compelling stories of intercultural contact and emotional survival in a complex world.
Grain Dust Dreams
Explores the history and present-day reality of grain elevators on the Great Lakes.
The Senator from New England
Chronicles JFK’s growing confidence and ambition while a member of the US Senate.
In the Hamptons 4Ever
More stories of the outsized and the ordinary from the editor and publisher of Dan’s Papers.
The first full-length biography of America’s youngest, and perhaps most underrated, First Lady.
River of Words
An intimate group portrait of contemporary Hudson Valley writers.
Feathers of Hope
A joyful journey through Pete Dubacher’s Berkshire Bird Paradise, and a thoughtful contemplation of our relationship to birds and nature.
Truckin' with Sam
A father and son travel across North America in a pick-up truck--talking, laughing, fighting, and bonding.
Stairway to Empire
The story of the Erie Canal’s completion and its place in the larger narrative of American modernity and progress.
Twenty-four contemporary writers reflect on life in New York City’s biggest underdog, the “forgotten borough” of Queens.
The Affair of the Veiled Murderess
An account of a mysterious murder committed in nineteenth-century Troy, New York, and the sensational trial that ensued.
Letters to a Best Friend
A lively and intimate selection of letters on life, literature, and art from one of America’s finest prose stylists.
Breaching Jericho's Walls
An award-winning African-American historian and novelist takes the reader on an exciting journey from a segregated Philadephia childhood in the 1930's to mid-century Paris, Moscow, Cambridge, and Manhattan.
Food and history combine in this exploration of the Dutch influence on American holiday traditions. Includes more than one hundred easy-to-make holiday recipes.
Southern Life, Northern City
The inspirational story of an African American community that migrated from the Deep South to Albany, New York, in the 1930s.
The Journal of Ann McMath
An account of an ordinary young woman coming of age in the "Burned-Over District" of Western New York during the Second Great Awakening.
Creating Sustainable Communities
Explores efforts aimed at creating sustainable communities throughout the Hudson River region.
The story of thirty-six African American men who drew upon their shared community of The Hills for support as they fought in the Civil War.
An Iceberg in Paradise
Offers a healing and insightful examination of the issues involved in Alzheimer’s for family and caregivers.
The City That Never Sleeps
An eclectic collection of poems about New York City.
The Three Graces of Raymond Street
A compelling story about three murders in Brooklyn between 1872 and 1873 and the young women charged with the crimes.
Fifty Years in Sing Sing
A fascinating personal account of life at this infamous prison during a bygone era.
The Worlds of the Seventeenth-Century Hudson Valley
Essays by eleven prominent scholars provide the latest insights into the seventeenth-century history of the Hudson Valley and its environs.
Six Weeks in Saratoga
The inside story of how a three-year old filly captured the hearts of racing fans and cemented her bid to be named Horse of the Year.
Capitol Story, Third Edition
A lavishly illustrated history of New York's Capitol and its recent renovation.
Stop at the Red Apple
An entertaining inside story of how Reuben Freed's roadside eatery became the famous Red Apple Rest.
An Irrepressible Conflict
Examines the pivotal role New York State played in the Civil War.
Uses the stories of two inventors who took different paths to examine the early industrial revolution in New York and New England.
How to Escape
Passionate and rollicking personal and intellectual essays by philosopher Crispin Sartwell.
From Kristallnacht to Watergate
An insider’s account of how the Washington Post broke the Watergate story, depicting the tensions, challenges, and personal conflicts that were overcome as it laid bare the criminal wrongdoings of the Nixon administration.
Circle of Vines
Traces the history of the New York wine industry as it evolved across the state.
The Last Amateur
The authoritative biography of a nineteenth-century polymath.
A unique chronicle of childhood polio told with a remarkable blend of provocative reflection, humor, and pluck.
Vanished by the Danube
A story of loss and survival.
Inside Ocean Hill–Brownsville
The story of an Ocean Hill–Brownsville teacher who crossed picket lines during the racially charged New York City teachers’ strike of 1968.
Traces the route, history, and geography of US 20, America’s longest road.
Probes deeply into Adirondack Mountain lives, both human and otherwise, bringing the area to vivid and colorful life.
Farms, Factories, and Families
Documents the rich history of Italian American working women in Connecticut, including the crucial role they played in union organizing.
Jamestown, New York
A comprehensive guide to the architectural history of Jamestown, New York.
Follows the life and career of Sally Benson, acclaimed writer of New Yorker fiction and Hollywood screenplays.
Clear Skies, Deep Water
A memoir about loss, restoration, and finding home on a lake in western New York.
The Truth and Legend of Lily Martindale
The Adirondack hamlet of Winslow Station is transformed by the unexpected return of its solitary prodigal child.
No Longer and Not Yet
Stories of small-town life on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
The inspirational memoir of a woman who survived a brutal sexual assault and went on to become a university professor.
A groundbreaking study of ten difficult years in the life of America's most important newspaper.
Oreos and Dubonnet
A behind-the-scenes look at one of New York's most colorful and influential governors.
A unique literary anthology with contributions from former members of Kirkland College, the last established women’s college in the United States.
Enough Blame to Go Around
Veteran labor journalist Richard Steier explores the tensions between New York City's public employee unions, their critics, and city and state politicians.
America's First Crisis
Engaging and accessible account of the war that helped forge the American nation.
Nature of the Beast
While searching for a missing pit bull, private investigator Easy Taylor explores the unsavory worlds of animal laboratory testing and dog fighting, uncovering bizarre genetic testing that alters the nature of beasts.
Mr. New York
The life and times of an instrumental figure in New York City’s recovery from the fiscal and social crises of the 1970s and 1980s, and in the general revitalization of the city over two generations.
Smugglers, Bootleggers, and Scofflaws
Uses previously unstudied Coast Guard records for New York City and environs to examine the development of Rum Row and smuggling in New York City during Prohibition.
William Almon Wheeler
An American success story about the life of William Almon Wheeler, a poor boy from northern New York who became the nineteenth vice president of the United States.
Unruly Catholic Women Writers
A literary anthology exploring contemporary Catholic women’s experiences.
Going the Distance
His major league baseball dreams dashed, a former pitcher returns home to make a life or death family decision.
Up on a Hill and Thereabouts
Childhood recollections of life in the Adirondack Mountains during the Great Depression.
Follows hapless private eye Easy Taylor as he investigates an eco-terrorist plot to stop development in the Catskill Mountains.
The Kingdom of the Kid
Recalls a childhood on Long Island as the counterculture sixties were sliding into the seventies and the Hamptons were still a middle-class sanctuary.
Explores the influence of Dutch law and jurisprudence in colonial America.
Running on Empty
Explores how Southampton College went from “the jewel in the university crown” to an “albatross around the university neck. ”
A groundbreaking book that brings the insights of Integral Theory to business and organizational development.
Brings Integral Theory to addiction treatment, offering a more holistic vision of recovery and powerful practices for achieving it.
Around the World in 80 Days
Literature's classic race against the clock.
20,000 Leagues Under the Seas
The deep-sea exploits of secretive Captain Nemo, embarking on the world's first global vendetta.
Saving Eagle Mitch
When a Navy SEAL and former Army Ranger rescue a wounded eagle in war-torn Afghanistan, a writer learns what it can take to do one good deed in a seemingly wicked world.
Life on a Rocky Farm
A folksy look at farm life in rugged Putnam Valley just as it was being transformed by industrialization and mechanization.
Here, Everything Is Dreaming
Poems and stories that stream directly from dreams and shamanic adventures in the world-behind-the-world.
The Untold Story of Champ
The definitive account of a Lake Champlain legend.
Fight All Day, March All Night
An inspiring narrative of a young Civil War soldier, as told though his letters from the battlefield.
The Gambler's Daughter
In exploring her father's own gambling addiction, the author uncovers a hidden history of gambling in the Jewish community.
The Middle of Everywhere
A young man’s quest to keep his hometown’s paper mill from closing turns into an odyssey across a rural upstate New York county.
An Uncommon Cape
Three mysteries precipitate an investigation into an otherwise ordinary suburban property, revealing a past inextricably woven into four centuries of American history.
Farmingdale State College
Fascinating history of the oldest public college on Long Island.
A haunting record of the destruction and rebirth of the neighborhood surrounding Ground Zero.
An introduction to our most precious natural resource.
John Emmett Connors
An artist’s appreciation of the Collar City, Troy, New York.
Still in the Hamptons
More encounters with sometimes rich, sometimes famous, but always quirky residents of the Hamptons, by the editor and publishers of Dan's Papers.