When Rick Mast decided to start a chocolate company with his brother Michael, the two set a date to show up at work two months later, promptly at 8 a...
With a PhD in ecology and a jaunty writing style, Carl Safina isn’t so much a science writer as he is a writer who is a scientist.
Mary Norris is concerned about the future of the apostrophe. “The apostrophe is most vulnerable to the march of progress,” said Ms. Norris, a query...
Bob Ryan calls it how he sees it. Hold the sugar. Give an audience the truth and nothing but the truth, plain and simple. At the end of the day, the...
Ginny Gilder is a self-described challenge seeker. As a young woman, she set her sights on a goal that most told her was impossible — to become an...
New York Times Op-Ed columnist Charles Blow was a 20-year-old college student when he had an epiphany that freed him to let go of his past and fully...
After a year away, Billy Collins returned to the Featherstone Center for the Arts on Tuesday evening to a hero’s welcome.
Junot Diaz burst onto the literary scene in 1996 with the publication of Drown. In 2007 he won the Pulitzer Prize for his second book, The Brief...
The Hebrew Center was filled with lyrical verse and open ears Monday evening for a poetry reading celebrating author Peggy Freydberg, who died this...
Coming off several weeks of international debate surrounding the Iranian nuclear accord, two experts explored the issue Thursday at a forum hosted by...
This year’s Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival takes place August 1 through August 2 and features a mix of fiction and nonfiction authors, including...
On Monday, July 27, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center there will be a celebration of the poetry of Peggy Freydberg.

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Arts Briefs

The March installment of Tweed’s Reads reading group at West Tisbury library will take up the topic “the prison of group think.”

The West Tisbury Library has received a gift of books from the Vineyard’s sister island, the Caribbean nation of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

The Martha’s Vineyard League of Women Voters is hosting Patricia J. Williams on Saturday, Feb. 13.

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