The Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival celebrated its return to the Island for the sixth time this weekend. The festival featured a wide range of...
Sherry Turkle, a sociologist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, warned more than 200 people gathered at the Hebrew center last week about “a...
Benito Mussolini is long gone, but the institution that helped bring him and keep him in power may not be, according to a new Pulitzer Prize winning...
Author Ta-Nehisi Coates headlines a sold-out public discussion Friday that explores the idea of a post-racial America. The discussion kicks off the...
What’s for dinner? That’s the question the four Pollan family women kept finding themselves asking one another. The Pollan Family Table, written by...
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace, released last year to wide acclaim, is Mr. Hobbs’s memorial to his Yale roommate Robert Peace's life,...
Erik Larson’s advice to those who want to write? “Work as a cop on the side,” he told the Gazette in a recent interview. “Immersing yourself in life...
Stephen Kurkjian’s new book has the characters, intrigue and pace of a mystery novel. All it lacks is the culprit. That’s because his subject matter...
When Rick Mast decided to start a chocolate company with his brother Michael, the two set a date to show up at work two months later, promptly at 8 a...

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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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