In Words and Photographs, Children of LGBTQ Parents Tell Their Stories
Elizabeth Bennett
Gabriela Herman's new book, The Kids: The Children of LGBTQ Parents in the USA, features photographs and interviews with more than 75 people who have one or more LGBTQ parent.
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Dubliners Unbound
Philip Weinstein teaches Dubliners at the Katharine Cornell Theatre on Wednesday, Nov. 29, beginning at 7 p.m.
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Building a History, Home by Home
Steve Myrick
Patrick Ahearn is the author of a new book called Timeless, to be published in December. The book chronicles the architect's career, mostly centered around Edgartown where he has worked on 172 houses in the last 25 years.
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Rock and Roll Chronicler Embraces Stevie Nicks
Bill Eville
A few years ago, after completing his biography of Carly Simon, author Stephen Davis was considering his next book. When he decided it would be a woman again, there was only one name that came to mind: Stevie Nicks.
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Traveling With the Mormons, Guided by Distant Relatives
Rick Herrick
The Believers in the Crucible Nauvoo, a new book by Al Woollacott, tells the story of a distant relative named Naamah Carter.
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Baseball Myths to Small Town Heroes, Veteran Sportswriter Looks Back
Louisa Hufstader

Baseball inspires storytellers, as Jim Kaplan demonstrates in his engaging new book of essays Clearing the Bases: A Veteran Sportswriter on the National Pastime.

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To the New Owners Looks at Leave-Taking as Act of Gratitude
Louisa Hufstader
In To the New Owners: A Martha’s Vineyard Memoir, author Madeline Blais reckons with the 2014 sale of her in-laws’ summer retreat.
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Thriller by Island Author Draws on Ancient Inspiration
Chloe Reichel

Michael G. West said an 11th century Japanese Buddhist text provided him with a creative spark for his new novel.

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A 12-Step Program for Public Education
Vivian Ewing
In John Merrow’s new book, Addicted to Reform: A 12-Step Program to Rescue Public Education, the author describes what he sees as a society hooked on school reform.
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A Gentleman in West Chop: Roots of a Writer Reside in Vineyard Soil
Heather Hamacek
When he was 10 author Amor Towles put a note in a bottle that read something like “if this makes it to China . . . please write back.”
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