Elizabeth Warren supporters and admirers from near and far gathered at the Bunch of Grapes bookstore on Main Street in Vineyard Haven Friday to meet the U.S. Senator and receive a signed copy of her new book, “A Fighting Chance.” Ms. Warren’s handlers shielded her from press questions. In lieu of the senator, The Times […]
“When I’m speaking about the book, I’m going to try to explain the mystery and drama around the event.”
When: Monday, August 11, 2014 Where: The Grange Hall in West Tisbury Admission: Free Schedule 8:00-8:45 Morning Edition: Writing for Radio They say radio is the most visual medium. Find out how it’s done. Sean Corcoran, Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Rob Rosenthal and Mindy Todd 9:00-9:45 Writing Children’s Books Like Lewis Carroll’s Alice, childrens book authors and illustrators often wonder, […]
The humorous author and National Public Radio (NPR) contributor David Sedaris will make his Island debut this August with two shows that are sure to contain the wit and ironic insight that pepper each of his works. After an upbringing in a family of six in North Carolina, a hitchhiking journey across the country, and […]
“Terminal City,” by Linda Fairstein, Dutton Adult, June 17, 2014, 384 pages. $21.08. Entering or leaving New York City through Grand Central Terminal is an exotic and romantic experience for most travelers. But even weary daily commuters will be enthralled by “Terminal City,” Linda Fairstein’s latest thriller, which explores 130 years of secrets hidden in […]
“Man Made Meals: The Essential Cookbook for Guys” by Steven Raichlen. Workman Publishing Company, 2014. 640 pages. $24.95. “Man Made Meals: The Essential Cookbook for Guys” is the cookbook that moves Steven Raichlen’s mastery of the man-centric world of grilling in his popular “Barbecue! Bible” books into the kitchen. The hearty, tasty, and feel-good nature […]
Some people are born to be program directors specializing in mystery clubs at small town libraries. Really? Well, take a look at the career trajectory of Mikaela (known as Miki) Wolfe. Starting in grammar school year, her earliest dream was to own a used book store. [A close cousin to a library, right?].” And it […]
A new novel by Ward Just
The Woodland Variety & Grill has never had a authors’ book signing before, not once in its 17-year history, proprietor Rob Baker acknowledged with a grin.
I didn’t know, for example, that the Island boasted two harness-racing tracks. And who knew that 60 years before “Jaws” ratcheted up the Island’s popularity in 1973, Hollywood, (or more likely New York in those days) memorialized Edgar Allan Poe’s “Annabel Lee” in a silent movie filmed in Menemsha in 1913.