Jessica Harris's memoir, My Soul Looks Back, revisits her relationship to Samuel Clemens Floyd 3rd, whose orbit included many of the leading black...
The new book from David McCullough, The American Spirit, is a collection of transcripts from speeches the author has given over the last 30 years.
In 2004, the novel Suite Francaise was awarded the Renaudot Prize, a glittering prize for fiction in France. This astounded the literary world...
James Beard award-winning cookbook author Joan Nathan’s new cookbook, King Solomon’s Table, is filled with recipes as resplendent as those prepared...
Three leading voices in U.S. policy and economics spoke optimistically about the prospects for the U.S. economy before a near-capacity crowd at the...
Gender, race, politics and the environment are prominent themes in the seventh Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival, which takes on August 5 and 6.
Alexandra Fuller, author of Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight, recently released her first novel, Quiet Until the Thaw. She will be speaking on...
Island libraries will kick off this year’s summer reading program with a free event on Saturday, July 1 at 11 a.m. at the Agricultural Hall in West...
The Summer Institute Speaker Series at the Hebrew Center begins this Thursday, July 6, at 7:30 p.m.

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Arts Briefs

The poet laureate of Martha’s Vineyard has a new book out and he is looking for you to get engaged with words.

Junot Diaz is a Pulitzer-prize winning writer. John Forte, formerly of the Fugees, is a Grammy-nominated musician and producer.

Matthew Desmond, author of Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, will speak on Sunday, July 24.

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