In 1947, two years after the defeat of Germany, a relatively obscure, Wyoming-born artist set his canvas on the floor of his Long Island home,...
Following Robert F. Kennedy’s path through the civil rights movement, historian Patricia Sullivan said she couldn’t help but well up with emotion...
Mark Bittman is the author of more than 30 books, including the familiar yellow-covered household staple How to Cook Everything. But that doesn’t...
Cecilia Kang is a reporter for the New York Times, covering the technology field where short and informative sentences are often the norm. Co-writing...
Elizabeth Kolbert won a Pulitzer Prize for her bestseller, The Sixth Extinction, and is a staff writer at The New Yorker. In her new book, Under a...
Sadeqa Johnson has always written stories about subjects she knows well, but the story of Yellow Wife called to her on a different level — one she...
Fiction readers can be glad that Deesha Philyaw’s oldest daughter had trouble napping.
Starting Thursday and running through Sunday, the Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival 2021 Summer Series once again invites book lovers to unite to hear...
Two of the country’s most prominent black intellectuals joined forces on the stage of Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs Thursday afternoon, where an eager...
In Dr. Stephen Gardner's new book, Jabberwocky: Lessons in Love from a Boy Who Never Spoke, he tells the story of his son Graham's inspiring life.
History buffs, fiction fanatics and those itching to learn the secret history of church ladies will get more than their fill this August when the...
Kevin Parham's new novella brings back the M/V Islander, which was decommissioned in 2007, in a fictional tale about the beloved ferry.

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Arts Briefs

His Majesty Tatabong Alexandre of the Lenale Ndem chiefdom in Cameroon is the special guest for the library's virtual Sankofa festival Friday.

The Edgartown Library now offers contactless pick-up six days a week from noon to 4 p.m.

Scholarships for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) writers are available for an upcoming workshop on young adult fiction.

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