Alexandra Coutts’s latest young adult novel Young Widows Club is indeed about a young widow. The main character Tamsen Baird is just 17. This is the...
As I do every year I’ve selected a pile of maritime books which may engage your imagination.
For the past year, author Holly Nadler has been on an adventure with poet Emily Dickinson.
Wall Street Journal sports columnist and former Gazette reporter Jason Gay calls his new book, Little Victories, “a rule book for people that don’t...
Lara O’Brien will host a writing workshop for teenagers at the Noepe Center for the Literary Arts beginning Sunday, Nov. 29.
Holly Bellebuono’s Women Healers of the World has been awarded the 16th Annual Thomas DeBaggio Book of the Year Award by The International Herb...
American Romantic by Ward Just was named a Must-Read Book in the fiction category of the 2015 Massachusetts Book Awards.
Jonathan Scott’s new book, Pioneer Houses of Martha’s Vineyard, released this summer, offers a varied and meticulously researched look into the...
She organized an 18-hole mini golf course starting at the circulation desk and ending at the children’s library upstairs.
Three years have passed since the publication of the book, The Mortal Sea, but its impact continues. The 378-page history of the dramatic decline of...
When Truman Capote hunkered down in Kansas to research what would become his book In Cold Blood, Oak Bluffs resident Don Cullivan, an old army buddy...
In researching the life of King David for her new book, The Secret Chord, Geraldine Brooks traveled to Israel, where she herded sheep on a Samarian...

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Arts Briefs

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.

On Monday, July 25, Noam Chomsky will speak at the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs at the screening of the documentary about his life, Requiem for the...

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