“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.
“Scandal’s Heiress” by Amelia Smith, Split Rock Books, 315 pages. “Eddystone Light” by Amelia Smith, Split Rock Books, 103 pages. Both available at Bunch of Grapes, Alley’s General Store, and online. “Scandal’s Heiress” is no bodice-ripper, although a steamy make-out scene aboard an English frigate sets the plot in motion for the romance to follow. […]
Oak Bluffs resident and Charter School teacher Amy Reece pens a 60s story for young adults.
Pulitzer Prize winning reporter Tony Horwitz spent a month traveling 4,000 miles along the route of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.
Book recommendations from Bunch of Grapes Bookstore.
Mysteries to curl up with on a cold winter’s night, recommended by Bunch of Grapes in Vineyard Haven “The Police” by Jo Nesbo – Someone is murdering police officers at the sites of former unsolved murders. Each murder is a gruesome and bizarre interpretation of the unsolved murder. These serial killings are frightening the people, […]