Live at The Chatham Bookstore
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Al Roker
Al Roker’s Extreme Weather
Saturday, November 11, 3 pm

Dive deep into a world of fascinating weather with everyone’s favorite meteorologist, Al Roker!

Join us at the Bookstore to celebrate Al Roker’s latest book, his first book for kids, that uncovers the mysteries of extreme weather.

Paula Josa-Jones
Our Horses, Ourselves
November 11, 4:30 pm

Offsite – at the Ellen Lynch Photography space – 34A Main Street, just across from the Bookstore!

This reading and conversation between the author Paula Josa-Jones and Thomas Chulak from the Chatham Bookstore will take place in the gallery. Josa-Jones is a dancer, choreographer, and movement educator whose book, Our Horses, Ourselves: Discovering the Common Body, offers meditations and strategies to develop greater consciousness of breath and intentional movement for a deeper connection with our horses and ourselves.

The current exhibition of photographs by Ellen Lynch in the gallery is titled “Common Ground,” and runs through November 13.

Our WAMC Book Picks

Sheri Bauer-Mayorga’s and Thomas Chulak’s Book Picks

What I Found in a Thousand Towns by Dar Williams

Uncommon Type: Some Stories by Tom Hanks

The World Is Not a Rectangle: A Portrait of Architect Zaha Hadid by Jeanette Winter

Her Right Foot by Dave Eggers & Shawn Harris

Paris in the Present Tense by Mark Helprin

World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech by Franklin Foer


The Soul of Our Soil
Photographs by
Georgia Landman
Exhibit: November 17, 2017 – January 21, 2018
Reception: November 17,
5-7 pm

This exhibit is part of Georgia Landman’s ongoing work to document several farms in Columbia County, NY. The farms share the philosophy of sustainable agriculture.

Landman (American) grew up in The Netherlands and moved to the US in 2001. She lives in Hudson, NY and has a studio in Chatham. A contemporary fine art and freelance photographer, she aims to instigate empathy through her photographs, contributing to human connection through art.

Nonfiction Book Group

The Chatham Bookstore hosts a nonfiction book group focusing on current affairs, history and biography. They meet at the store on the second Monday of the month at 7 pm and they are open to new members.

They will continue discussion of Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Picketty (translated, Arthur Goldhammer) at the November meeting. The December choice is Nudge: Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth, and Happiness by Richard H. Thaler & Cass R. Sunstein. For more information, contact Karen Kaczmar at 518-755-0392 or email Karen.