Staying Present to the Reality of Climate Change
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 White Sky, The Nature of the Future, she looks at man’s manipulation of the natural world as it relates to the climate crisis.
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Finding Depth in Writing About an Unfamiliar Subject
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 was not familiar with.
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Putting Stories About Black Women and the Black Church Center Stage
Fiction readers can be glad that Deesha Philyaw’s oldest daughter had trouble napping.
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Bringing Authors and Readers Together Again
Starting Thursday and running through Sunday, the Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival 2021 Summer Series once again invites book lovers to unite to hear the story, or stories, behind the story of how a book gets written.
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Journalism Panel Kicks Off Book Festival Weekend
A panel of journalists from two of America’s most prominent media outlets will address a question that cuts to the heart of their profession and the health of democracy: how will journalism endure and flourish?
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Four-Day Book Festival Is a Page Turner of Events
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 Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival Summer Series returns.
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Chilmark Selectmen Delay Decision on Book Festival
Plans for the Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival were put on temporary hold Tuesday, after Chilmark selectmen delayed approval of the biannual summer event until later this spring.
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Michael J. Fox Expounds on His Journey, to the Delight of Fans
The renowned actor and longtime Vineyard seasonal resident, who has been living with Parkinson’s disease for nearly half his life, spoke about his new book before overflow crowd at an online winter event hosted by the Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival Thursday night.
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For Michael J. Fox, Nothing Easy About Looking on the Bright Side
John H. Kennedy
Lying on his kitchen floor, alone and unable to get up, Michael J. Fox discovered that his characteristic optimism had reached its limit.
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Book Festival Goes Off-Season With Michael J. Fox
In its first winter event, the Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival will present a virtual interview on Thursday, Feb. 25 featuring award-winning actor, author and advocate Michael J. Fox.
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