Literary Legacy

Albany is a city of storytellers. Many literary legends have walked the streets and famous novels are set in New York's Capital City, so this year Albany's heritage sites and cultural institutions are highlighting the area's literary legacies.   

Featured Events & Tours

Friends of the APL Book Review - Measuring the World

Friends of the APL Book Review - Measuring the World

Hannelwore Wilfert reviews “Measuring the World” by Daniel Kehlmann. This historical fiction novel was published first... More

Friends of the APL Author Talk - Akum Norder

Friends of the APL Author Talk - Akum Norder

Akum Norder discusses her book “The History of Here: A House, the Pine Hills Neighborhood, and the City of Albany”. Her nonfiction book is a... More

An Evening with the Authors - APL

An Evening with the Authors - APL

An Evening with the Authors is the first of several events this summer celebrating our 2018 Literary Legends -- Peter Golden, Lyn Lifshin, and Dan Wilcox. A wine-and-dessert... More