The Summer Institute Speaker Series at the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center returns Thursday, July 7.
At the beginning of Elisa Speranza’s fiction debut The Italian Prisoner, young Rose Marino is poised on the brink of committing a daring social act.
Lexington is the greatest racehorse no one has ever heard of, according to Pulitzer Prize winner and West Tisbury resident Geraldine Brooks.
With eight books of literary criticism to his name, retired Swarthmore College professor Philip Weinstein has taken a new direction in his latest...
As Nancy Slonim Aronie, founder of the Chilmark Writing Workshop (and author of Writing from the Heart), writes in her new book Memoir as Medicine,...
As Julia Spiro’s new novel Full opens, her main character, Ava Maloney, is about to reach a crisis point.
When Victoria Wright began writing books instead of corporate financial marketing text, she thought she didn’t have anything to say.
Blood Pudding by Ivan Cox is framed as a long-lost memoir of its narrator, Tadeusz Malinowski.
When Islanders think about beach erosion, grey seals may not be what comes to mind as a leading cause. But seals are top of mind for Crocker Snow.
Sofi Thanhauser's new book, Worn: A People’s History of Clothing, tracks the social history of five main fabrics — linen, cotton, silk, synthetics...
An elephant in the classroom / Unheard voices from slavery / So essential to understanding / How past is prelude / To inequities we now see.
Longtime Edgartown Golf Club manager Mark Hess has written a new book as an homage to his place of employment, You Don't Have a Prayer .

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The library is naming its boardroom for the late educator, author and library trustee, with a public dedication planned for Jan. 31.

Library Journal awarded star ratings to just 14 Massachusetts libraries in 2021, and three of them are on Martha's Vineyard.

Union Chapel hosts Kimberle Crenshaw, critical race theory co-founder, on Tuesday, August 24 at 6 p.m.

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