Books

Books

Reading ‘Moby Dick’, and learning to love a whale of a...

Last fall, I read “The Brothers Karamazov” for the literature class that Phil Weinstein offers to Islanders each autumn. Despite a clever plot, the...

Doug Cabral publishes first book, with help from his canine sidekicks

When Doug Cabral first set out to produce a book a couple of years ago, he planned to publish a collection of the columns...

Weinstein talk wraps summer section of ‘Islanders Read the Classics’

The truly literate are different from you and me. Take Island resident Phil Weinstein for example. The Swarthmore College lit prof has a library in...

‘The Urge to Create’ reveals an assortments of creative Vineyarders

Back in the ‘60s, Martha’s Vineyard was a “where the heck is that?” kind of place. When the 70s, 80s, 90s rolled in, so...

101 Things to Do in Martha’s Vineyard has something for everyone

“No. 15: Walk through the colorful village known as ‘the campground’ with more than 300 ornate, tiny gingerbread cottages …   What started out as a...

Bestselling author Dolen Perkins-Valdez leads novel writing workshop at Noepe

Noepe Center for Literary Arts will host Dolen Perkins-Valdez on August 15 and 16 for a Finish Your Novel workshop. Ms. Perkins-Valdez is the...

Whimsy finds a home in the poetry of Fan Ogilvie and...

Let’s say you don’t “get” poetry: it’s confusing, mysterious, and you struggle to find its relevance to your life. At Featherstone Center for the...

Islanders Write panelists ponder ‘The Media and the Making of a...

People were likely grousing about presidential politics back in 1859 when the West Tisbury Grange Hall was new, but last Sunday night a panel...

In its third year, Islanders Write came of age on Monday

Hundreds of devotees of the writing craft packed into the Grange Hall on Monday for a set of fast-paced forums packed with tips on...

Ask the Writers

For the past three years, we’ve asked the speakers taking part in Islanders Write to answer a series of random questions. This year we...