With a PhD in ecology and a jaunty writing style, Carl Safina isn’t so much a science writer as he is a writer who is a scientist.

Mary Norris is concerned about the future of the apostrophe. “The apostrophe is most vulnerable to the march of progress,” said Ms. Norris, a query...

Bob Ryan calls it how he sees it. Hold the sugar. Give an audience the truth and nothing but the truth, plain and simple. At the end of the day, the...

Ginny Gilder is a self-described challenge seeker. As a young woman, she set her sights on a goal that most told her was impossible — to become an...

New York Times Op-Ed columnist Charles Blow was a 20-year-old college student when he had an epiphany that freed him to let go of his past and fully...

After a year away, Billy Collins returned to the Featherstone Center for the Arts on Tuesday evening to a hero’s welcome.

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Arts Briefs

On Monday, July 27, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center there will be a celebration of the poetry of Peggy Freydberg.

Junot Diaz will read and answer questions about his life and work on Thursday, July 30 at Noepe Center for Literary Arts.

The poet Billy Collins returns to Martha’s Vineyard on Tuesday, July 28, at Featherstone Center for the Arts.

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