Martha's Vineyard Book Festival Is Literary Feast of Creativity and Ideas
Chloe Reichel

Gender, race, politics and the environment are prominent themes in the seventh Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival, which takes on August 5 and 6.

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Where Land Meets Sea: Book Retraces Geological Story of the Island
Tom Dunlop
David R. Foster’s new book, A Meeting of Land and Sea: Nature and the Future of Martha’s Vineyard, weaves dynamic tales of geology, ecology, history and culture into a vast Vineyard story.
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Like an Old Friend, Diane Rehm Leads from the Heart
Heather Hamacek
Radio host Diane Rehm was welcomed Thursday by a sold-out crowd in Chilmark. She discussed her new book, her radio show and stepping away from the microphone at the end of the year.
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By Following the Money, Author Tells a Dark Tale
Louisa Hufstader

Jane Mayer is not afraid of the dark. She’s reported first-hand on terrorism in Beirut and traced a high-pressure pipeline of hidden money aimed at swamping the American political system. Most recently, in the New Yorker, she’s turned her gaze on Donald Trump.

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Looking at Housing Instability in America
Alex Elvin

Matthew Desmond’s book, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, illustrates how eviction is not only a condition but a cause of poverty. Mr. Desmond spoke in Chilmark Sunday evening.

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Author Lecture Series Begins on Right Chord
Louisa McCullough
This year’s Martha's Vineyard Author Lecture Series will feature seven authors, with Geraldine Brooks kicking off the series next Thursday with a discussion about her novel The Secret Chord.
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Scenes from the Martha's Vineyard Book Festival
The biennial Martha's Vineyard Book Festival brought authors and literature fans together.
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Read All About It: Sixth Annual Book Festival Is Big Draw for Authors and Readers
Alex Floyd

The Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival celebrated its return to the Island for the sixth time this weekend. The festival featured a wide range of writers talking about their craft with eager readers who filled tents on the grounds of the Chilmark Community Center and a room at the Harbor View Hotel.

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A Communion of Dictators Binds Fascism and the Catholic Church
Alex Floyd
Benito Mussolini is long gone, but the institution that helped bring him and keep him in power may not be, according to a new Pulitzer Prize winning book by historian and Brown University professor David Kertzer.
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Authors and Panels That Inform and Provoke Define Book Festival
Alex Elvin

Author Ta-Nehisi Coates headlines a sold-out public discussion Friday that explores the idea of a post-racial America. The discussion kicks off the Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival, which runs Saturday and Sunday in Edgartown and Chilmark.

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