In John Merrow’s new book, Addicted to Reform: A 12-Step Program to Rescue Public Education, the author describes what he sees as a society hooked on...
When he was 10 author Amor Towles put a note in a bottle that read something like “if this makes it to China . . . please write back.”
With cheers, laughter and sighs, Billy Collins was welcomed back to Featherstone Center for the Arts Tuesday.
On Saturday they jammed the Harbor View Hotel. On Sunday they donned sun hats and trooped up to the Chilmark Community Center. Book lovers were very...
Professor Christoph Irmscher’s new book, Max Eastman: A Life, crafts the biography of flamboyant 20th century writer, editor and longtime Vineyard...
Covering striking Air France mechanics in Paris early in her career as a reporter, Sarah Chayes was hit hard by a wave of inferiority.
Two leading journalists took a break from covering Donald Trump last week and spoke candidly about covering the White House.
Erica Armstrong Dunbar was at work on her doctoral dissertation on the lives of black women in the antebellum north when she came across an...
In You’re the Only One I Can Tell: Inside the Language of Women’s Friendships, Deborah Tannen examines how female friends communicate and different...
When Alyssa Mastromonaco visited the Vineyard as acting chief of staff for President Obama, the beach had to wait. Work didn’t stop for the White...
Richard North Patterson was a political novelist, but he doesn’t write novels anymore. Non-fiction is too compelling. Fever Swamp, Mr. Patterson’s...
Julie Buntin was the kind of girl who would take out 25 library books at one time. Growing up in Petoskey, a town of 5,500 in northern Michigan,...

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Arts Briefs

David McCullough has received a Christopher Award for The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For.

Phil Weinstein has become a regular presence each fall, teaching classes on the great authors, from Melville to Tolstoy, Faulkner and Joyce.

This delightful children’s paperback could be a stocking stuffer if it was smaller.

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