Yiddish, Jive and the Joy of Discovery
Landry Harlan
Island author and linguist Herbert Foster's new book Ghetto to Ghetto: Yiddish & Jive in Everyday Life.
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When Freedom Is Never Assured
Vivian Ewing

It’s hard to hang up on someone in a satisfying way with a cell phone. That’s why Tayari Jones, author of An American Marriage, has an old rotary phone at her house.

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Bill Clinton to Discuss His New Novel

Former President Bill Clinton will appear at the Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, August 22 to talk about his best-selling novel, The President Is Missing.

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Pasting, Pressing, Cutting; Book Binding Leaves a Tactile Trail
Katherine Gianni

On any given afternoon, one of three sounds can be heard coming from Mitzi Pratt’s Aquinnah bookbinding studio: the dull squeak of a 19th century press, sheers clipping through paper, or the piercing bang of a weighty backing hammer.

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Joyce's Way Celebrates a Mother's Love
Louisa Hufstader
Joyce’s Way, by Island author and storyteller Susan Klein, is the true story of the late Joyce Brigish.
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Vineyard Bookshelf: Martha's Vineyard Tales
Steve Donoghue
Naturally, a good many Vineyard tales verge on the odd.
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Close Observation Fuels Life and Art
Holly Pretsky
Nafissa Thompson-Spires will discuss her debut book of short stories, Heads of the Colored People, on July 29 at the Chilmark Community Center as part of this summer's Martha's Vineyard Author Series.
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From My Lai to Abu Ghraib, a Career Spent Uncovering the Truth
Steve Myrick
After starting his career as a copy boy at the City News Bureau in Chicago, Seymour Hersh specialized in investigative journalism that uncovered some of the biggest stories of the last several decades.
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A Literary Turn to the Soul
Bill Eville

What is important right now is that Mr. Weinstein is currently on his own literary journey.

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Author Series Gives New Meaning to Term Beach Read
Katherine Gianni
This year the author series, which runs from July 15 through August 19, will bring seven authors to the Chilmark Community Center to discuss their latest works in conjunction with current events.
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