We are delighted to announce that A Catskill Catalog by beloved Catskills writer Bill Birns is once again available. This volume contains 84 essays by Dr. Birns full of surprising lore about favorite Catskills topics you thought you knew all about, from the tanneries to bluestone to the Anti-Rent war, plus lots more that will be new and enticing to readers. Order your copy of A Catskill Catalog here.
This summer beginning in July, The Mountain Eagle newspaper spotlights A Catskill Catalog and Bill Birns by running a series of essays excerpted from the book.
Purple Mountain Press, books of import having to do with the natural and human history of New York State.