Civil Rights Meets the Graphic Novel

After seeing the northern states for the first time in 1951 during a summer with his aunt and uncle in Buffalo, N.Y., Cong. John Lewis began questioning the quality of life that many around him took for granted.

Words to the Wise: You Are Not Special

David McCullough Jr. had been for a long time quietly going about his business as a teacher of English at Wellesley High School in Massachusetts.

R is for Read This Book: a Vineyard ABC

“I’ve built a grand castle with turrets and towers. And parapets, arrow slits, keeps, and a moat. I’ve battled the seagulls and land crabs for hours; The coastline is littered with seaweed I smote.”

Finding the Hero Within Through Stories

Owen Suskind was a normal toddler as he approached his third birthday. Then, without warning, he vanished, lost in the depths of his own head.

Getting to Know History by Rewriting It

Published in June, John Hough Jr.'s newest book re-imagines the Battle of Little Bighorn through the creation of a fictional protagonist.

Cooking with Beekman Boys

What could be better than books and the beach? How about books and the people who wrote them, near the beach.

Using Fiction to Discover Hard Truths

In her first novel in 12 years, Susan Minot explores the darkness and wonder of human experience. Thirty Girls, published this year, follows the stories of two women from vastly different cultures and backgrounds.

Sailing Was Faithful Companion to Kennedy Family

The Victura: The Kennedys, a Sailboat, and the Sea, chronicles the Kennedy family's deep connection to a sailboat and sailing.

High Body Count Tough on Relationships

Terminal City is number 16 in Linda Fairstein's Alex Cooper series. Ms. Fairstein will be signing books at Bunch of Grapes on July 4.

A Chapter a Day Keeps Retirement Away

His name is Skip. Her name is Kathleen. They collaborated to write A Martha's Vineyard Love Story, just published this week.