Books – Press Herald https://www.pressherald.com Sat, 22 Sep 2018 08:00:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Priest challenges church to rethink celibacy https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/priest-challenges-church-to-rethink-celibacy/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/priest-challenges-church-to-rethink-celibacy/#respond Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:21:13 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/priest-challenges-church-to-rethink-celibacy/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/priest-challenges-church-to-rethink-celibacy/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1574854_Slovakia_Celibacy_53758.jpg.jpgThe Rev. Michal Lajcha hands out his book "The Tragedy of Celibacy – The Death of Wife," in Klak, Slovakia. Lajcha is challenging the Roman Catholic Church's celibacy rules in a rare instance of dissent in the conservative religious stronghold in central and eastern Europe.Fri, 21 Sep 2018 18:24:18 +0000 Book review: The (literally) old gang gets back together in Terri-Lynne DeFino’s charming new novel https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/16/book-review-the-literally-old-gang-gets-back-together-in-terri-lynne-definos-charming-new-novel/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/16/book-review-the-literally-old-gang-gets-back-together-in-terri-lynne-definos-charming-new-novel/#respond Sun, 16 Sep 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1562038 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/16/book-review-the-literally-old-gang-gets-back-together-in-terri-lynne-definos-charming-new-novel/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1562038_618101-barharbor.jpgFri, 14 Sep 2018 17:05:19 +0000 The radical spirit of ’75 is alive and well with the relaunch of Littoral Books https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/16/the-radical-spirit-of-75-is-alive-and-well-with-the-relaunch-of-littoral-books/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/16/the-radical-spirit-of-75-is-alive-and-well-with-the-relaunch-of-littoral-books/#respond Sun, 16 Sep 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1562066 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/16/the-radical-spirit-of-75-is-alive-and-well-with-the-relaunch-of-littoral-books/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1562066_392774-20180910_LittoralB2.jpgJim and Agnes Bushell, with Marcia Brown, chuckle through old correspondence from what is now the Maine Arts Commission as they reminicse about their long-ago Portland press, Littoral Books.Sat, 15 Sep 2018 22:46:03 +0000 Book review: Patrick deWitt’s witty ‘French Exit’ is a delicious delight https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/16/book-review-patrick-dewitts-witty-french-exit-is-a-delicious-delight/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/16/book-review-patrick-dewitts-witty-french-exit-is-a-delicious-delight/#respond Sun, 16 Sep 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1562006 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/16/book-review-patrick-dewitts-witty-french-exit-is-a-delicious-delight/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1562006_734345-BOOKS-BOOK-FRENCHEXI.jpg"French Exit" by Patrick deWitt; Ecco (Ecco)Sat, 15 Sep 2018 19:04:26 +0000 Book review: A sad, sobering narrative of life with Steve Jobs https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/09/book-review-a-sad-sobering-telling-of-life-with-steve-jobs/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/09/book-review-a-sad-sobering-telling-of-life-with-steve-jobs/#respond Sun, 09 Sep 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1548778 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/09/book-review-a-sad-sobering-telling-of-life-with-steve-jobs/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1548778_736599-Small-Fry.jpgSun, 09 Sep 2018 16:43:14 +0000 Book review: In the American West, nagging questions over how to save the family ranch https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/09/book-review-in-the-american-west-nagging-questions-over-how-to-save-the-family-ranch-the-debates-now-involve-fracking-and-oil-pipelines-but-the-west-is-still-wild-in-rebecca-clarrens-debut-nove/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/09/book-review-in-the-american-west-nagging-questions-over-how-to-save-the-family-ranch-the-debates-now-involve-fracking-and-oil-pipelines-but-the-west-is-still-wild-in-rebecca-clarrens-debut-nove/#respond Sun, 09 Sep 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1548802 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/09/book-review-in-the-american-west-nagging-questions-over-how-to-save-the-family-ranch-the-debates-now-involve-fracking-and-oil-pipelines-but-the-west-is-still-wild-in-rebecca-clarrens-debut-nove/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1548802_673169-KICKDOWN-cover.jpgFri, 07 Sep 2018 14:57:37 +0000 In Paul Doiron’s latest Mike Bowditch mystery, a woman dies during a hunting accident https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/09/in-paul-doirons-latest-mike-bowditch-mystery-a-woman-dies-during-a-hunting-accident/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/09/in-paul-doirons-latest-mike-bowditch-mystery-a-woman-dies-during-a-hunting-accident/#respond Sun, 09 Sep 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1548878 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/09/in-paul-doirons-latest-mike-bowditch-mystery-a-woman-dies-during-a-hunting-accident/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1548878_453315-Stay-Hidden-1.jpgFri, 07 Sep 2018 15:00:24 +0000 In ‘Last Cruise,’ readers get a sophisticated literary thriller on the high seas https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/02/in-the-last-cruise-readers-get-a-sophisticated-literary-thriller-on-the-high-seas/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/02/in-the-last-cruise-readers-get-a-sophisticated-literary-thriller-on-the-high-seas/#respond Sun, 02 Sep 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1536054 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/02/in-the-last-cruise-readers-get-a-sophisticated-literary-thriller-on-the-high-seas/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1536054_803404-cruise.jpgFri, 31 Aug 2018 20:33:42 +0000 Book review: ‘Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy’ – and why their story still matters https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/02/book-review-meg-jo-beth-amy/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/02/book-review-meg-jo-beth-amy/#respond Sun, 02 Sep 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1536074 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/02/book-review-meg-jo-beth-amy/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/Screen-Shot-2018-08-31-at-8.31.00-PM.pngFri, 31 Aug 2018 20:32:42 +0000 A 3-volume collection of the late New England short-story writer Andre Dubus has many Maine connections https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/26/a-new-three-volume-collection-of-the-late-brilliant-new-england-short-story-writer-andre-dubus-has-many-maine-connections/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/26/a-new-three-volume-collection-of-the-late-brilliant-new-england-short-story-writer-andre-dubus-has-many-maine-connections/#respond Sun, 26 Aug 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1522902 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/26/a-new-three-volume-collection-of-the-late-brilliant-new-england-short-story-writer-andre-dubus-has-many-maine-connections/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1522902_656753-bodwell.jpgJoshua Bodwell, executive director of the Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance, edited the new series of books of short stories by Andre Dubus.Sun, 26 Aug 2018 12:28:58 +0000 Dylan Farrow to publish 2 novels for young adults https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/24/dylan-farrow-to-publish-2-novels-for-young-adults/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/24/dylan-farrow-to-publish-2-novels-for-young-adults/#respond Fri, 24 Aug 2018 21:11:55 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/24/dylan-farrow-to-publish-2-novels-for-young-adults/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/24/dylan-farrow-to-publish-2-novels-for-young-adults/feed/ 0 Fri, 24 Aug 2018 17:55:32 +0000 Book review: Nico Walker is a convicted bank robber. ‘Cherry’ proves he’s also a must-read author. https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/19/book-review-nico-walker-is-a-convicted-bank-robber-cherry-proves-hes-also-a-must-read-author/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/19/book-review-nico-walker-is-a-convicted-bank-robber-cherry-proves-hes-also-a-must-read-author/#respond Sun, 19 Aug 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1510770 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/19/book-review-nico-walker-is-a-convicted-bank-robber-cherry-proves-hes-also-a-must-read-author/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1510770_672840-cherry.jpgCherryFri, 17 Aug 2018 14:42:31 +0000 The feisty deputy sheriff Jane Bunker is back, and the bodies are piling up https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/19/the-feisty-deputy-sheriff-jane-bunker-is-back-and-the-bodies-are-piling-up/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/19/the-feisty-deputy-sheriff-jane-bunker-is-back-and-the-bodies-are-piling-up/#respond Sun, 19 Aug 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1510842 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/19/the-feisty-deputy-sheriff-jane-bunker-is-back-and-the-bodies-are-piling-up/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1510842_420476-twist.jpgFri, 17 Aug 2018 14:47:59 +0000 Author of book on Columbine writing account of Parkland tragedy https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/author-of-book-on-columbine-writing-account-of-parkland-tragedy/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/author-of-book-on-columbine-writing-account-of-parkland-tragedy/#respond Tue, 14 Aug 2018 22:27:11 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/author-of-book-on-columbine-writing-account-of-parkland-tragedy/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/author-of-book-on-columbine-writing-account-of-parkland-tragedy/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/02/1336586_APTOPIX_School_Shooting_F5.jpgPeter Wang's mother, Hui, cries as she is helped into a waiting car with her family after the memorial service for her 15-year-old son at Kraeer Funeral Home in Coral Springs, Fla., on Tuesday. Peter Wang was among the victims in the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., last week.Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:29:27 +0000 Omarosa says she secretly taped her own firing https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/12/omarosa-says-she-secretly-taped-her-own-firing/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/12/omarosa-says-she-secretly-taped-her-own-firing/#respond Sun, 12 Aug 2018 21:41:15 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/12/omarosa-says-she-secretly-taped-her-own-firing/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/12/omarosa-says-she-secretly-taped-her-own-firing/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2017/12/1301779_Trump_Omarosa_13103.jpg-973.jpgOmarosa Manigault smiles at reporters as she walks through the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. The White House says Omarosa Manigault Newman, one of President Donald Trump's most prominent African-American supporters, plans to leave the administration.Sun, 12 Aug 2018 18:08:58 +0000 Book review: What if you could remember every day of your life? https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/12/book-review-what-if-you-could-remember-every-day-of-your-life/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/12/book-review-what-if-you-could-remember-every-day-of-your-life/#respond Sun, 12 Aug 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1498370 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/12/book-review-what-if-you-could-remember-every-day-of-your-life/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1498370_books-thomson-9790e3a6-9726-11e8-a679-b09212fb69c2.jpgUnthinkable: An Extraordinary Journey Through the World's Strangest BrainsSat, 11 Aug 2018 16:48:06 +0000 Book review: ‘Meet Me at the Museum’ by Anne Youngson https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/12/book-review-meet-me-at-the-museum-by-anne-youngson/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/12/book-review-meet-me-at-the-museum-by-anne-youngson/#respond Sun, 12 Aug 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1498402 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/12/book-review-meet-me-at-the-museum-by-anne-youngson/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1498402_448309-Museum-book.jpgFri, 10 Aug 2018 16:25:36 +0000 In Phoef Sutton’s latest novel, a man revisits an island in Maine with family memories – and ghosts https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/12/in-phoef-suttons-latest-novel-a-man-from-away-revisits-an-island-in-maine-where-his-family-summered-and-is-haunted-by-ghosts/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/12/in-phoef-suttons-latest-novel-a-man-from-away-revisits-an-island-in-maine-where-his-family-summered-and-is-haunted-by-ghosts/#respond Sun, 12 Aug 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1498554 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/12/in-phoef-suttons-latest-novel-a-man-from-away-revisits-an-island-in-maine-where-his-family-summered-and-is-haunted-by-ghosts/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1498554_503724-From-Away-cover-2.jpgSat, 11 Aug 2018 23:44:52 +0000 Omarosa says she refused hush money to shut up about Trump’s White House https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/10/omarosa-says-she-refused-15000-a-month-hush-money-to-shut-up-about-trumps-white-house/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/10/omarosa-says-she-refused-15000-a-month-hush-money-to-shut-up-about-trumps-white-house/#respond Fri, 10 Aug 2018 17:32:10 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/10/omarosa-says-she-refused-15000-a-month-hush-money-to-shut-up-about-trumps-white-house/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/10/omarosa-says-she-refused-15000-a-month-hush-money-to-shut-up-about-trumps-white-house/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/03/1341545_AP_17047629235744.jpgOmarosa Manigault-Newman, a former Trump aide, said the best part about being in the 'Big Brother' house was being away from social media for 30 days. Associated Press/Pablo Martinez MonsivaisFri, 10 Aug 2018 20:26:24 +0000 Cake. Healthy. Two words you don’t normally see together https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/08/cakes-and-healthy-dont-usually-appear-in-the-same-sentence/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/08/cakes-and-healthy-dont-usually-appear-in-the-same-sentence/#respond Wed, 08 Aug 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1492250 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/08/cakes-and-healthy-dont-usually-appear-in-the-same-sentence/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1492250_701159-Nourish-Cake.jpgTue, 07 Aug 2018 17:34:48 +0000 Book review: Life with father goes under the microscope in ‘Implosion: A Memoir of an Architect’s Daughter’ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/05/book-review-life-with-father-goes-under-the-microscope-in-implosion-a-memoir-of-an-architects-daughter/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/05/book-review-life-with-father-goes-under-the-microscope-in-implosion-a-memoir-of-an-architects-daughter/#respond Sun, 05 Aug 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1486318 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/05/book-review-life-with-father-goes-under-the-microscope-in-implosion-a-memoir-of-an-architects-daughter/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1486318_331685-Implosion-cover.jpgFri, 03 Aug 2018 17:29:45 +0000 How beavers can save the world from environmental ruin https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/05/how-beavers-can-save-the-world-from-environmental-ruin/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/05/how-beavers-can-save-the-world-from-environmental-ruin/#respond Sun, 05 Aug 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1486330 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/05/how-beavers-can-save-the-world-from-environmental-ruin/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1486330_506731-Eager-cover.jpgFri, 03 Aug 2018 17:28:36 +0000 Maine author Elizabeth Strout named New York Public Library Lion https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/01/maine-author-elizabeth-strout-named-new-york-public-library-lion/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/01/maine-author-elizabeth-strout-named-new-york-public-library-lion/#respond Wed, 01 Aug 2018 21:47:59 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/01/maine-author-elizabeth-strout-named-new-york-public-library-lion/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/01/maine-author-elizabeth-strout-named-new-york-public-library-lion/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/01/1321598_306426_boghosian_strout2-e1519990262135.jpgA book written by Elizabeth Strout, "My Name is Lucy Barton," will become a London stage production this June.Wed, 01 Aug 2018 22:22:33 +0000 Book review: How a hypernationalist, crafty liar exploited political divisions in 1930s Germany https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/29/book-review-how-a-hypernationalist-crafty-liar-exploited-political-divisions-in-1930s-germany/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/29/book-review-how-a-hypernationalist-crafty-liar-exploited-political-divisions-in-1930s-germany/#respond Sun, 29 Jul 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1471866 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/29/book-review-how-a-hypernationalist-crafty-liar-exploited-political-divisions-in-1930s-germany/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/07/1471866_books-hett-f656fac2-8c24-11e8-a345-a1bf7847b375.jpg"The Death of Democracy: Hitler's Rise to Power and the Downfall of the Weimar Republic"Thu, 26 Jul 2018 16:27:29 +0000 Book review: The grit and adventure of hobo life comes into focus in ‘On the Fly’ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/29/book-review-the-grit-and-adventure-of-hobo-life-comes-into-focus-in-on-the-fly/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/29/book-review-the-grit-and-adventure-of-hobo-life-comes-into-focus-in-on-the-fly/#respond Sun, 29 Jul 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1471886 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/29/book-review-the-grit-and-adventure-of-hobo-life-comes-into-focus-in-on-the-fly/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/07/1471886_books-mcintyre-9ab4214a-9016-11e8-b769-e3fff17f0689.jpgMen sleeping on a park bench, circa 1910. (MUST CREDIT: Courtesy of PM Press)Fri, 27 Jul 2018 16:31:11 +0000 The hell of war is made abundantly clear in Peter Bridgford’s new novel set in the Civil War https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/29/the-hell-of-war-is-made-abundantly-clear-in-peter-bridgfords-new-novel-which-is-set-in-the-civil-war/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/29/the-hell-of-war-is-made-abundantly-clear-in-peter-bridgfords-new-novel-which-is-set-in-the-civil-war/#respond Sun, 29 Jul 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1474398 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/29/the-hell-of-war-is-made-abundantly-clear-in-peter-bridgfords-new-novel-which-is-set-in-the-civil-war/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/07/1474398_451841-Eagles-cover-2.jpgFri, 27 Jul 2018 16:39:26 +0000 Best-selling author sets latest murder mystery amid Maine’s opioid crisis https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/22/best-selling-author-bases-latest-murder-mystery-amid-maines-opioid-crisis/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/22/best-selling-author-bases-latest-murder-mystery-amid-maines-opioid-crisis/#respond Sun, 22 Jul 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1460650 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/22/best-selling-author-bases-latest-murder-mystery-amid-maines-opioid-crisis/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/07/1460650_108559-20180628_Koryta_0109.jpgMichael Koryta poses for a photo in a parking garage in Portland's Monument Square. His latest book, "How it Happened," revolves around two missing bodies, the opioid epidemic in a coastal Maine town and a relentless FBI agent.Fri, 20 Jul 2018 20:03:11 +0000 Book review: ‘Yes We (Still) Can’ by a former Obama staffer explores White House zaniness https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/22/book-review-yes-we-still-can-by-a-former-obama-staffer-explores-white-house-zaniness-and-twitter-dangers/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/22/book-review-yes-we-still-can-by-a-former-obama-staffer-explores-white-house-zaniness-and-twitter-dangers/#respond Sun, 22 Jul 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1460730 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/22/book-review-yes-we-still-can-by-a-former-obama-staffer-explores-white-house-zaniness-and-twitter-dangers/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/07/1460730_566348-yes.jpgYes We (Still) Can: Politics in the Age of Obama, Twitter, and TrumpFri, 20 Jul 2018 16:02:56 +0000 Book review: ‘The Neighbor’ is a small-town noir with big secrets https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/22/book-review-the-neighbor-is-a-small-town-noir-with-big-secrets/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/22/book-review-the-neighbor-is-a-small-town-noir-with-big-secrets/#respond Sun, 22 Jul 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1460734 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/22/book-review-the-neighbor-is-a-small-town-noir-with-big-secrets/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/07/1460734_117709-The-Neighbor-revised.jpgFri, 20 Jul 2018 15:46:42 +0000 Maine Literary Award withdrawn because of ineligibility; new winner named https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/20/maine-literary-award-withdrawn-because-of-ineligibility-new-winner-named/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/20/maine-literary-award-withdrawn-because-of-ineligibility-new-winner-named/#respond Fri, 20 Jul 2018 17:17:06 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/20/maine-literary-award-withdrawn-because-of-ineligibility-new-winner-named/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/20/maine-literary-award-withdrawn-because-of-ineligibility-new-winner-named/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/07/1460534_151991-American-Ghost-684x1.jpg"It was a little late, but I am delighted to have the award," says Paul Guernsey of Warren.Fri, 20 Jul 2018 21:19:50 +0000 Source’s Serious Summer Reading Guide https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/15/sources-serious-summer-reading-guide/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/15/sources-serious-summer-reading-guide/#respond Sun, 15 Jul 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1444286 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/15/sources-serious-summer-reading-guide/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/07/1444286_667459-20180705_SummerBooks.jpgSat, 14 Jul 2018 16:04:17 +0000 Book review: ‘Clock Dance’ by Anne Tyler https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/15/book-review-clock-dance-by-anne-tyler/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/15/book-review-clock-dance-by-anne-tyler/#respond Sun, 15 Jul 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1446554 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/15/book-review-clock-dance-by-anne-tyler/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/07/1446554_21487-Clock-Dance.jpgFri, 13 Jul 2018 14:16:51 +0000 Against tremendous odds, Abdi Nor Iftin made it from war-ravaged Somalia to America https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/15/against-tremendous-odds-abdi-nor-iftin-made-it-from-war-ravaged-somalia-to-america/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/15/against-tremendous-odds-abdi-nor-iftin-made-it-from-war-ravaged-somalia-to-america/#respond Sun, 15 Jul 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1446562 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/15/against-tremendous-odds-abdi-nor-iftin-made-it-from-war-ravaged-somalia-to-america/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/07/1446562_798914-Call-Me-American.jpgFri, 13 Jul 2018 14:14:23 +0000 Book review: ‘Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein’ by Jamie Bernstein https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/08/book-review-famous-father-girl-a-memoir-of-growing-up-bernstein-by-jamie-bernstein/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/08/book-review-famous-father-girl-a-memoir-of-growing-up-bernstein-by-jamie-bernstein/#respond Sun, 08 Jul 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1432842 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/08/book-review-famous-father-girl-a-memoir-of-growing-up-bernstein-by-jamie-bernstein/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/07/1432842_397949-bernstein.jpgFamous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up BernsteinFri, 06 Jul 2018 15:57:36 +0000 Thrills aplenty, but writer Alice Blanchard should have checked her facts https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/08/thrills-aplenty-but-writer-alice-blanchard-should-have-checked-her-facts/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/08/thrills-aplenty-but-writer-alice-blanchard-should-have-checked-her-facts/#respond Sun, 08 Jul 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1432854 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/08/thrills-aplenty-but-writer-alice-blanchard-should-have-checked-her-facts/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/07/1432854_895378-breath.jpgSat, 07 Jul 2018 16:01:30 +0000 Book review: ‘Harvey Milk: His Lives and Death’ by Lillian Faderman https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/01/book-review-harvey-milk-his-lives-and-death-by-lillian-faderman/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/01/book-review-harvey-milk-his-lives-and-death-by-lillian-faderman/#respond Sun, 01 Jul 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1420139 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/01/book-review-harvey-milk-his-lives-and-death-by-lillian-faderman/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/07/1420139_654570-Milk-cover.jpgFri, 29 Jun 2018 17:07:23 +0000 Book review: In Diane Magras’ 1st novel, plucky preteen in 13th-century Scotland must save family https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/01/in-diane-magrass-first-novel-a-plucky-pre-teen-in-13th-century-scotland-must-save-her-family-from-imminent-death/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/01/in-diane-magrass-first-novel-a-plucky-pre-teen-in-13th-century-scotland-must-save-her-family-from-imminent-death/#respond Sun, 01 Jul 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1420179 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/07/01/in-diane-magrass-first-novel-a-plucky-pre-teen-in-13th-century-scotland-must-save-her-family-from-imminent-death/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/07/1420179_170678-wolf.jpgFri, 29 Jun 2018 17:06:15 +0000 Book review: ‘Carnival Losses’ by Donald Hall https://www.pressherald.com/2018/06/24/book-review-carnival-losses-by-donald-hall/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/06/24/book-review-carnival-losses-by-donald-hall/#respond Sun, 24 Jun 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1406559 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/06/24/book-review-carnival-losses-by-donald-hall/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/06/1406559_766108-Carnival-of-Losses.jpgSat, 23 Jun 2018 16:32:47 +0000 Combine an exotic locale, a troubled friendship, a sinister acquaintance and many secrets. What do you get? https://www.pressherald.com/2018/06/24/combine-an-exotic-locale-a-troubled-friendship-a-sinister-acquaintance-and-many-secrets-what-do-you-get/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/06/24/combine-an-exotic-locale-a-troubled-friendship-a-sinister-acquaintance-and-many-secrets-what-do-you-get/#respond Sun, 24 Jun 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1406567 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/06/24/combine-an-exotic-locale-a-troubled-friendship-a-sinister-acquaintance-and-many-secrets-what-do-you-get/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/06/1406567_913561-tangerine.jpgFri, 22 Jun 2018 16:06:44 +0000 Fiction winner: Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance Youth Literary Awards https://www.pressherald.com/2018/06/17/maine-writers-and-publishers-alliance-youth-literary-awards/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/06/17/maine-writers-and-publishers-alliance-youth-literary-awards/#respond Sun, 17 Jun 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1396859 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/06/17/maine-writers-and-publishers-alliance-youth-literary-awards/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/06/1396859_180381-Deveraux.jpgFri, 15 Jun 2018 16:29:31 +0000 Book review: Biography of Arthur Fellig (aka Weegee) a warm portrait of flamboyant NYC photographer https://www.pressherald.com/2018/06/10/biography-of-arthur-fellig-aka-weegee-a-warm-portrait-of-the-flamboyant-nyc-photographer/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/06/10/biography-of-arthur-fellig-aka-weegee-a-warm-portrait-of-the-flamboyant-nyc-photographer/#respond Sun, 10 Jun 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1393272 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/06/10/biography-of-arthur-fellig-aka-weegee-a-warm-portrait-of-the-flamboyant-nyc-photographer/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/06/1393272_238552-Flash-cover.jpgFri, 08 Jun 2018 17:39:42 +0000 Book review: Two Maine-set novels find characters dealing with trauma of gun violence https://www.pressherald.com/2018/06/10/two-maine-set-novels-find-characters-dealing-with-the-trauma-of-gun-violence/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/06/10/two-maine-set-novels-find-characters-dealing-with-the-trauma-of-gun-violence/#respond Sun, 10 Jun 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1393274 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/06/10/two-maine-set-novels-find-characters-dealing-with-the-trauma-of-gun-violence/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/06/1393274_365162-If-We-Had-Known-2.jpgFri, 08 Jun 2018 17:05:46 +0000 Watch: MaineVoices Live with authors Melissa Sweet and Martha White https://www.pressherald.com/2018/06/06/watch-mainevoices-live-with-authors-melissa-sweet-and-martha-white/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/06/06/watch-mainevoices-live-with-authors-melissa-sweet-and-martha-white/#respond Wed, 06 Jun 2018 18:15:29 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/06/06/watch-mainevoices-live-with-authors-melissa-sweet-and-martha-white/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/06/06/watch-mainevoices-live-with-authors-melissa-sweet-and-martha-white/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/06/MVL.-Sweet-and-White.jpgWed, 06 Jun 2018 14:39:40 +0000 With characteristic wit and wisdom, Michael Chabon explores life with fatherhood https://www.pressherald.com/2018/06/03/with-characteristic-wit-and-wisdom-michael-chabon-explores-life-with-fatherhood/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/06/03/with-characteristic-wit-and-wisdom-michael-chabon-explores-life-with-fatherhood/#respond Sun, 03 Jun 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1389531 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/06/03/with-characteristic-wit-and-wisdom-michael-chabon-explores-life-with-fatherhood/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/06/1389531_545862-fatherhood.jpgFri, 01 Jun 2018 17:33:48 +0000 Book review: ‘When Life Gives You Lululemons’ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/06/03/book-review-when-life-gives-you-lululemons/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/06/03/book-review-when-life-gives-you-lululemons/#respond Sun, 03 Jun 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1389538 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/06/03/book-review-when-life-gives-you-lululemons/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/06/1389538_223466-lululemons.jpgFri, 01 Jun 2018 17:29:33 +0000 Book review: Cecile Richards offers advice for professional troublemakers https://www.pressherald.com/2018/05/27/book-review-cecile-richards-offers-advice-for-professional-troublemakers/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/05/27/book-review-cecile-richards-offers-advice-for-professional-troublemakers/#respond Sun, 27 May 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1386332 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/05/27/book-review-cecile-richards-offers-advice-for-professional-troublemakers/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/05/1386332_683156-Make-Trouble.jpgFri, 25 May 2018 16:19:38 +0000 Book review: A killer thriller worthy of a King https://www.pressherald.com/2018/05/27/a-killer-thriller-worthy-of-a-king/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/05/27/a-killer-thriller-worthy-of-a-king/#respond Sun, 27 May 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1386339 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/05/27/a-killer-thriller-worthy-of-a-king/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/05/1386339_96820-outsider.jpgFri, 25 May 2018 16:34:09 +0000 Book review: Deep dive into sinking of El Faro https://www.pressherald.com/2018/05/20/book-review-of-life-and-lives-lost-on-the-high-seas/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/05/20/book-review-of-life-and-lives-lost-on-the-high-seas/#respond Sun, 20 May 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1382727 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/05/20/book-review-of-life-and-lives-lost-on-the-high-seas/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/05/1382727_955484-Raging-Sea.jpgSat, 19 May 2018 17:07:38 +0000 Summer reads for the discerning Mainer https://www.pressherald.com/2018/05/20/summer-reads-for-the-discerning-mainer/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/05/20/summer-reads-for-the-discerning-mainer/#respond Sun, 20 May 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1382728 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/05/20/summer-reads-for-the-discerning-mainer/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/05/1382728_923372-Last-Cruise.jpgFri, 18 May 2018 17:33:06 +0000 ‘Right Stuff’ author Tom Wolfe dies at 88 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/05/15/novelist-tom-wolfe-dies-at-87/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/05/15/novelist-tom-wolfe-dies-at-87/#respond Tue, 15 May 2018 15:18:54 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/05/15/novelist-tom-wolfe-dies-at-87/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/05/15/novelist-tom-wolfe-dies-at-87/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/05/1380813_Obit_Tom_Wolfe_53093.jpg-00.jpgAuthor Tom Wolfe at a book signing for his novel "Back to Blood" in New York in 2012. Wolfe died at a New York City hospital. He was 87. (, file)Tue, 15 May 2018 20:00:34 +0000