So Long Smartphone, Hello Curiosity

Paul Greenberg writes about the outdoors. Most often he can be found at sea chronicling the life of fish in his books.

Vineyard Haven Again Named to National Top 10 for Arts

Vineyard Haven is number six on a list of the top arts-vibrant small communities in the United States—but the honor belongs to the Island as a whole.

The Right Man at the Right Time to Set the Record Straight

The event at the center of Lieut. Col. William Baker’s posthumously published book, The Brownsville Texas Incident of 1906, happened at midnight.

They Walk Among Us, Vineyard Ghosts Are Restless Souls

In Ghosts of Martha's Vineyard, Thomas Dresser has written a book that is part hair raiser and part comfortable journey through the Island’s past.

Searching for a Nation's Identity in Genus Americanus

In the winter of 2011, former professor and journalist Loren Ghiglione and two students of journalism, Dan Tham and Alyssa Karas, loaded up a van and set out to search for American cultural identity.

Walking in Viking Footsteps? Maybe

Just off the coast of Noman’s Land is a rock that once rested on the island.

From Poetry to Prose, Jennifer Smith Turner Finds Her Way

Jennifer Smith Turner’s new novel Child Bride, a story of survival.

First-Time Author, Longtime Lawyer, Puts Racial Justice Center Stage

In his first novel, No Truth Left to Tell, Chilmark seasonal resident Michael McAuliffe mines his experience as a civil rights attorney to peel back the layers of the law.

Vineyard Bookshelf: The Rise of Tourism on Martha's Vineyard

Thomas Dresser, in his new book The Rise of Tourism on Martha’s Vineyard, explores the dream of coming to the Island.

Lifting Up the Legacy of Longfellow

This June Nicholas Basbanes published a definitive study of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow called Cross of Snow.