Books – Press Herald https://www.pressherald.com Fri, 19 Apr 2019 08:00:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 T.C. Boyle skewers Timothy Leary in ‘Outside Looking In’ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/14/t-c-boyle-skewers-timothy-leary-in-outside-looking-in/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/14/t-c-boyle-skewers-timothy-leary-in-outside-looking-in/#respond Sun, 14 Apr 2019 08:00:54 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1914926&preview=true&preview_id=1914926 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/14/t-c-boyle-skewers-timothy-leary-in-outside-looking-in/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/41K8N307SjL.jpgFri, 12 Apr 2019 16:34:02 -0400 Book Review: Latest James Hayman thriller requires actress to play the role of her life – for her life https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/14/a-young-actress-must-play-the-role-of-her-life-in-james-haymans-latest-thriller/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/14/a-young-actress-must-play-the-role-of-her-life-in-james-haymans-latest-thriller/#respond Sun, 14 Apr 2019 08:00:53 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1916810&preview=true&preview_id=1916810 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/14/a-young-actress-must-play-the-role-of-her-life-in-james-haymans-latest-thriller/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/81zrCBJIl-L.jpgSat, 13 Apr 2019 16:54:56 -0400 In new book of poetry, Richard Blanco reflects on an ever-changing America https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/14/americas-poet-of-social-consciousness/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/14/americas-poet-of-social-consciousness/#respond Sun, 14 Apr 2019 08:00:16 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1914402&preview=true&preview_id=1914402 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/14/americas-poet-of-social-consciousness/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/Blanco-Richard_HOW-TO-LOVE-A-COUNTRY.jpgRichard BlancoSat, 13 Apr 2019 16:28:00 -0400 Portland’s Café Review marks 30 years of curating poetry from around the world https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/09/three-decades-at-the-forefront-of-maine-poetry/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/09/three-decades-at-the-forefront-of-maine-poetry/#respond Tue, 09 Apr 2019 08:00:44 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1914754&preview=true&preview_id=1914754 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/09/three-decades-at-the-forefront-of-maine-poetry/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/4190746_20190408_Luttrell_3.jpgMon, 08 Apr 2019 18:05:07 -0400 Before railroads and jet planes, there were clipper ships https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/07/before-railroads-automobiles-and-jet-planes-there-were-clipper-ships/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/07/before-railroads-automobiles-and-jet-planes-there-were-clipper-ships/#respond Sun, 07 Apr 2019 08:00:50 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1909538&preview=true&preview_id=1909538 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/07/before-railroads-automobiles-and-jet-planes-there-were-clipper-ships/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/91bVrkJNOFL.jpgSat, 06 Apr 2019 16:25:19 -0400 ‘Boy Swallows Universe’ hypnotizes with wonder https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/07/boy-swallows-universe-hypnotizes-with-wonder/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/07/boy-swallows-universe-hypnotizes-with-wonder/#respond Sun, 07 Apr 2019 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1909966 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/07/boy-swallows-universe-hypnotizes-with-wonder/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/04/1909966_1012235344-books.boy_.jpg"BOY SWALLOWS UNIVERSE." By Trent Dalton. Harper. 464 pages, $26.99Fri, 05 Apr 2019 12:51:15 -0400 Michael Chabon collection of prefaces, afterwords features his ‘deliciously exuberant’ prose https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/31/an-eclectic-new-collection-of-michael-chabons-prefaces-and-afterwords-features-his-ever-deliciously-exuberant-prose/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/31/an-eclectic-new-collection-of-michael-chabons-prefaces-and-afterwords-features-his-ever-deliciously-exuberant-prose/#respond Sun, 31 Mar 2019 08:00:13 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1898190&preview=true&preview_id=1898190 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/31/an-eclectic-new-collection-of-michael-chabons-prefaces-and-afterwords-features-his-ever-deliciously-exuberant-prose/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/03/Chabon.jpgMichael Chabon 'Bookends'Fri, 29 Mar 2019 16:37:28 -0400 ‘Funny Man’ leaves ’em wanting more https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/31/funny-man-leaves-em-wanting-more/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/31/funny-man-leaves-em-wanting-more/#respond Sun, 31 Mar 2019 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1898186 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/31/funny-man-leaves-em-wanting-more/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/03/MelBrooks.jpgFunny ManFri, 29 Mar 2019 16:29:40 -0400 Maine illustrator Melissa Sweet earns national children’s book honor https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/27/maine-illustrator-melissa-sweet-earns-national-recognition/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/27/maine-illustrator-melissa-sweet-earns-national-recognition/#respond Wed, 27 Mar 2019 17:02:13 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1893538&preview=true&preview_id=1893538 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/27/maine-illustrator-melissa-sweet-earns-national-recognition/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/03/20161003_author-0065.jpgPORTLAND, ME - OCTOBER 3: Children's author Melissa Sweet has written a biography of E.B. White. (Photo by Ben McCanna/Staff Photographer)Wed, 27 Mar 2019 20:12:09 -0400 Tom Clancy’s widow expands challenge of rights ownership https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/25/tom-clancys-widow-expands-challenge-of-rights-ownership/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/25/tom-clancys-widow-expands-challenge-of-rights-ownership/#respond Mon, 25 Mar 2019 18:07:34 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1890302&preview=true&preview_id=1890302 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/25/tom-clancys-widow-expands-challenge-of-rights-ownership/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/03/Tom_Clancy_Character_Lawsuit_17558.jpgTue, 26 Mar 2019 07:58:21 -0400 In ‘Thin Rising Vapors,’ the narrator tries to unravel the tangled writings of a latter-day Thoreau https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/24/in-thin-rising-vapors-the-narrator-tries-to-unravel-the-tangled-writings-of-a-latter-day-thoreau/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/24/in-thin-rising-vapors-the-narrator-tries-to-unravel-the-tangled-writings-of-a-latter-day-thoreau/#respond Sun, 24 Mar 2019 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1878958 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/24/in-thin-rising-vapors-the-narrator-tries-to-unravel-the-tangled-writings-of-a-latter-day-thoreau/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/03/1878958_1011964150-thinrising.jpgFri, 22 Mar 2019 14:41:25 -0400 Dispatches https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/24/brief-roundup-of-local-books-news/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/24/brief-roundup-of-local-books-news/#respond Sun, 24 Mar 2019 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1880910 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/24/brief-roundup-of-local-books-news/feed/ 0 Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:36:52 -0400 Telling Room contest winner shares poignant sheep encounter https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/24/telling-room-contest-winner-shares-poignant-sheep-encounter/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/24/telling-room-contest-winner-shares-poignant-sheep-encounter/#respond Sun, 24 Mar 2019 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1885754 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/24/telling-room-contest-winner-shares-poignant-sheep-encounter/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/03/1885754_1011967327-IMG_2232.jpgCamden resident and Watershed High School junior Pearl Benjamin with a new lamb. Benjamin won the seventh annual Telling Room statewide contest for student writers.Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:08:37 -0400 ‘Elsey Come Home’ winds through 3 continents, spinning a story of muddled identity lost and found https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/17/elsey-come-home-winds-through-3-continents-spinning-a-story-of-muddled-identity-lost-and-found/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/17/elsey-come-home-winds-through-3-continents-spinning-a-story-of-muddled-identity-lost-and-found/#respond Sun, 17 Mar 2019 08:00:31 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1874834 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/17/elsey-come-home-winds-through-3-continents-spinning-a-story-of-muddled-identity-lost-and-found/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/03/1868798_832218-bigelsey.jpgCourtesy of KnopfFri, 15 Mar 2019 16:03:03 -0400 New On The Shelf: ‘The Salt Path’ is a story of emerging from darkness into light https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/17/new-on-the-shelf-the-salt-path-is-a-story-of-emerging-from-darkness-into-light/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/17/new-on-the-shelf-the-salt-path-is-a-story-of-emerging-from-darkness-into-light/#respond Sun, 17 Mar 2019 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1867058 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/17/new-on-the-shelf-the-salt-path-is-a-story-of-emerging-from-darkness-into-light/feed/ 0 Tue, 12 Mar 2019 11:18:30 -0400 Why Parkland, a year later, is a story of hope https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/17/why-parkland-a-year-later-is-a-story-of-hope/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/17/why-parkland-a-year-later-is-a-story-of-hope/#respond Sun, 17 Mar 2019 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1874218 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/17/why-parkland-a-year-later-is-a-story-of-hope/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/03/1874218_974671-parkland.jpgSun, 17 Mar 2019 04:00:00 -0400 Book World: How Dorothy Butler Gilliam overcame racism and sexism to make her mark on journalism https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/17/book-world-how-dorothy-butler-gilliam-overcame-racism-and-sexism-to-make-her-mark-on-journalism/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/17/book-world-how-dorothy-butler-gilliam-overcame-racism-and-sexism-to-make-her-mark-on-journalism/#respond Sun, 17 Mar 2019 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1874230 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/17/book-world-how-dorothy-butler-gilliam-overcame-racism-and-sexism-to-make-her-mark-on-journalism/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/03/1874230_932164-gilliam.jpgDorothy Butler Gilliam "Trailblazer"Fri, 15 Mar 2019 14:41:39 -0400 Book World: Why Parkland, a year later, is a story of hope https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/10/book-world-why-parkland-a-year-later-is-a-story-of-hope/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/10/book-world-why-parkland-a-year-later-is-a-story-of-hope/#respond Sun, 10 Mar 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1856866 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/10/book-world-why-parkland-a-year-later-is-a-story-of-hope/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/03/1856866_974671-parkland.jpgWed, 06 Mar 2019 10:58:13 -0400 ‘Buddhism for Western Children’ tells of a boy’s childhood in a confusing cult https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/10/buddhism-for-western-children-tells-of-a-boys-childhood-in-a-confusing-cult/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/10/buddhism-for-western-children-tells-of-a-boys-childhood-in-a-confusing-cult/#respond Sun, 10 Mar 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1857150 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/10/buddhism-for-western-children-tells-of-a-boys-childhood-in-a-confusing-cult/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/03/1857150_554351-buddwest.jpgFri, 08 Mar 2019 18:34:19 -0400 Greatest Western film? ‘Wild Bunch’ book argues its case https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/10/greatest-western-film-wild-bunch-book-argues-its-case/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/10/greatest-western-film-wild-bunch-book-argues-its-case/#respond Sun, 10 Mar 2019 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1856718 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/10/greatest-western-film-wild-bunch-book-argues-its-case/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/03/1856718_663760-bunch.jpgThis cover image released by Bloomsbury shows "The Wild Bunch: Sam Peckinpah, a Revolution in Hollywood, and the Making of a Legendary Film," by W.K. Stratton. (Bloomsbury via AP)Fri, 08 Mar 2019 11:51:18 -0400 Book review: ‘An Orchestra of Minorities’ by Chigozie Obioma https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/03/book-review-an-orchestra-of-minorities-by-chigozie-obiomas/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/03/book-review-an-orchestra-of-minorities-by-chigozie-obiomas/#respond Sun, 03 Mar 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1849918 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/03/book-review-an-orchestra-of-minorities-by-chigozie-obiomas/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/03/1849918_113281-orchestra.jpgFri, 01 Mar 2019 16:17:55 -0400 First editions of classic books to be featured in Thomaston auction https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/27/first-editions-of-classic-books-featured-in-thomaston-auction/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/27/first-editions-of-classic-books-featured-in-thomaston-auction/#respond Wed, 27 Feb 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1844866 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/27/first-editions-of-classic-books-featured-in-thomaston-auction/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1844866_817234-Three-early-and-sign.jpgFriday’s auction includes three first editions of Robert Frost’s signature book, “North of Boston.” Wed, 27 Feb 2019 00:02:30 -0400 Book review: Religious freedom wasn’t all that drove the founding of America https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/24/book-review-religious-freedom-wasnt-all-that-drove-the-founding-of-america/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/24/book-review-religious-freedom-wasnt-all-that-drove-the-founding-of-america/#respond Sun, 24 Feb 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1837280 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/24/book-review-religious-freedom-wasnt-all-that-drove-the-founding-of-america/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1837280_107835-world.jpgFri, 22 Feb 2019 19:36:54 -0400 Book review: A former social media evangelist unfriends Facebook https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/24/book-review-a-former-social-media-evangelist-unfriends-facebook/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/24/book-review-a-former-social-media-evangelist-unfriends-facebook/#respond Sun, 24 Feb 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1837376 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/24/book-review-a-former-social-media-evangelist-unfriends-facebook/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1837376_132650-zucked.jpgFri, 22 Feb 2019 13:48:09 -0400 Who knew that key moments of the Civil War happened in Cuba? https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/the-south-vs-the-north-yes-but-who-knew-that-key-moments-of-the-civil-war-happened-in-cuba/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/the-south-vs-the-north-yes-but-who-knew-that-key-moments-of-the-civil-war-happened-in-cuba/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1824956 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/the-south-vs-the-north-yes-but-who-knew-that-key-moments-of-the-civil-war-happened-in-cuba/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1824956_725370-harbor.jpgSat, 16 Feb 2019 16:30:16 -0400 How the crossover hit ‘Walk This Way’ became a pop culture watershed https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/book-world-how-the-crossover-hit-walk-this-way-became-a-pop-culture-watershed/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/book-world-how-the-crossover-hit-walk-this-way-became-a-pop-culture-watershed/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1825036 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/book-world-how-the-crossover-hit-walk-this-way-became-a-pop-culture-watershed/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1825036_109665-walk.jpgWalk This WaySat, 16 Feb 2019 16:34:04 -0400 Betty Ballantine, 99, ‘trailblazing’ force behind modern paperback https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/14/betty-ballantine-99-trailblazing-force-behind-modern-paperback/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/14/betty-ballantine-99-trailblazing-force-behind-modern-paperback/#respond Fri, 15 Feb 2019 02:41:21 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/14/betty-ballantine-99-trailblazing-force-behind-modern-paperback/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/14/betty-ballantine-99-trailblazing-force-behind-modern-paperback/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1823916_Obit_Betty_Ballantine_84120.jpgBetty Ballantine, half of a groundbreaking husband-and-wife publishing team that helped invent the modern paperback, died Tuesday.Thu, 14 Feb 2019 21:41:21 -0400 Book review: New novel by Claire Adam tells a haunting family tale https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/10/book-review-new-novel-by-claire-adam-tells-haunting-family-tale/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/10/book-review-new-novel-by-claire-adam-tells-haunting-family-tale/#respond Sun, 10 Feb 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1813566 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/10/book-review-new-novel-by-claire-adam-tells-haunting-family-tale/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1813566_395151-golden.jpgThis book cover image released by SJP for Hogarth shows "Golden Child," a novel by Claire Adam. (SJP for Hogarth via AP)Fri, 08 Feb 2019 19:06:31 -0400 Granddaughter’s book could be a valentine to George and Barbara Bush https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/10/a-valentine-to-george-and-barbara-bush/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/10/a-valentine-to-george-and-barbara-bush/#respond Sun, 10 Feb 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1813622 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/10/a-valentine-to-george-and-barbara-bush/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1813622_807398-bush.jpgFri, 08 Feb 2019 19:37:04 -0400 C.Y. Lee, author of best-selling novel ‘The Flower Drum Song,’ dies at 102 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/03/c-y-lee-author-of-best-selling-novel-the-flower-drum-song-dies-at-102/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/03/c-y-lee-author-of-best-selling-novel-the-flower-drum-song-dies-at-102/#respond Mon, 04 Feb 2019 02:26:42 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/03/c-y-lee-author-of-best-selling-novel-the-flower-drum-song-dies-at-102/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/03/c-y-lee-author-of-best-selling-novel-the-flower-drum-song-dies-at-102/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/books.jpgSun, 03 Feb 2019 21:29:21 -0400 In Jeffrey Lewis’ latest novel of small-town Maine life, an equity firm buys the longtime shoe factory https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/03/in-jeffrey-lewis-latest-novel-of-small-town-maine-life-an-equity-firm-buys-the-longtime-shoe-factory/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/03/in-jeffrey-lewis-latest-novel-of-small-town-maine-life-an-equity-firm-buys-the-longtime-shoe-factory/#respond Sun, 03 Feb 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1802342 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/03/in-jeffrey-lewis-latest-novel-of-small-town-maine-life-an-equity-firm-buys-the-longtime-shoe-factory/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1802342_437915-bealport.jpgFri, 01 Feb 2019 15:53:01 -0400 Book review: ‘The Perfect Liar’ by Thomas Christopher Greene https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/03/book-review-the-perfect-liar-by-thomas-christopher-greene/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/03/book-review-the-perfect-liar-by-thomas-christopher-greene/#respond Sun, 03 Feb 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1802374 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/03/book-review-the-perfect-liar-by-thomas-christopher-greene/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1802374_232857-liar.jpgThis cover image released by St. Martin's Press shows "The Perfect Liar," a novel by Thomas Christopher Greene. (St. Martin's Press via AP)Fri, 01 Feb 2019 13:46:05 -0400 Stephen King announces new novel, TV series among string of projects https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/31/stephen-king-counts-new-novel-tv-series-among-string-of-projects/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/31/stephen-king-counts-new-novel-tv-series-among-string-of-projects/#respond Thu, 31 Jan 2019 21:11:56 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/31/stephen-king-counts-new-novel-tv-series-among-string-of-projects/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/31/stephen-king-counts-new-novel-tv-series-among-string-of-projects/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2017/06/1210655_Stephen_King-Trump_69990.2.jpgAssociated Press/Mark Lennihan Author Stephen King says he has been blocked by President Trump on Twitter. The author of "Firestarter" and "It" tweeted on Tuesday that Trump has blocked him on the social media website.Thu, 31 Jan 2019 17:44:21 -0400 Book review: ‘Lake Effect Days’ presents literary snapshots of five friends at midcentury https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/27/book-review-lake-effect-days-presents-100-plus-literary-snapshots-of-five-friends-at-midcentury/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/27/book-review-lake-effect-days-presents-100-plus-literary-snapshots-of-five-friends-at-midcentury/#respond Sun, 27 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1790498 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/27/book-review-lake-effect-days-presents-100-plus-literary-snapshots-of-five-friends-at-midcentury/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1790498_596856-lake.jpgFri, 25 Jan 2019 15:32:58 -0400 Book review: ‘The Sopranos Sessions’ by Matt Zoller Seitz and Alan Sepinwall https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/27/book-review-the-sopranos-sessions-by-matt-zoller-seitz-and-alan-sepinwall/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/27/book-review-the-sopranos-sessions-by-matt-zoller-seitz-and-alan-sepinwall/#respond Sun, 27 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1790514 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/27/book-review-the-sopranos-sessions-by-matt-zoller-seitz-and-alan-sepinwall/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1790514_493479-tony.jpgThe Sopranos SessionsFri, 25 Jan 2019 15:35:30 -0400 Rockland bookstore named among top 5 in country https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/25/rockland-bookstore-named-top-5-in-country/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/25/rockland-bookstore-named-top-5-in-country/#respond Fri, 25 Jan 2019 16:10:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/25/rockland-bookstore-named-top-5-in-country/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/25/rockland-bookstore-named-top-5-in-country/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1790330_671246-hello-hello-books-ex.jpgSat, 26 Jan 2019 08:15:54 -0400 Book review: ‘No Mercy’ by Joanna Schaffhausen https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/20/book-review-no-mercy-by-joanna-schaffhausen/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/20/book-review-no-mercy-by-joanna-schaffhausen/#respond Sun, 20 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1779006 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/20/book-review-no-mercy-by-joanna-schaffhausen/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1779006_232857-nomercy.jpgThis cover image released by Minotaur shows "No Mercy," a mystery by Joanna Schaffhausen. (Minotaur via AP)Fri, 18 Jan 2019 17:08:39 -0400 Book review: ‘The Promise of Space and Other Stories’ by James Patrick Kelly https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/20/book-review-the-promise-of-space-and-other-stories-by-james-patrick-kelly/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/20/book-review-the-promise-of-space-and-other-stories-by-james-patrick-kelly/#respond Sun, 20 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1779058 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/20/book-review-the-promise-of-space-and-other-stories-by-james-patrick-kelly/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1779058_959825-space.jpgFri, 18 Jan 2019 14:06:01 -0400 Author Paul Doiron makes his Maine stories ‘authentic’ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/18/author-paul-doiron-makes-his-maine-stories-authentic/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/18/author-paul-doiron-makes-his-maine-stories-authentic/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 11:56:40 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/18/author-paul-doiron-makes-his-maine-stories-authentic/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/18/author-paul-doiron-makes-his-maine-stories-authentic/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/11/2019/01/CITgffDoiranP0118192.jpgMaine author Paul Doiron talks to the crowd gathered at Thursday's Great Falls Forum at the Lewiston Public Library. (Sun Journal photo by Russ Dillingham)Fri, 18 Jan 2019 20:00:45 -0400 Maine lawmaker proposes banning ‘obscene’ material from public schools https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/14/new-gloucester-lawmaker-seeks-to-ban-obscene-material-from-public-schools/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/14/new-gloucester-lawmaker-seeks-to-ban-obscene-material-from-public-schools/#respond Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:45:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/14/new-gloucester-lawmaker-seeks-to-ban-obscene-material-from-public-schools/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/14/new-gloucester-lawmaker-seeks-to-ban-obscene-material-from-public-schools/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/10/1593842_387194-AmyArata.jpgTue, 15 Jan 2019 22:12:38 -0400 In conversation with Maine native Tom Huntington, author of ‘Maine Roads to Gettysburg’ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/13/qa-with-maine-native-tom-huntington-author-of-maine-roads-to-gettysburg/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/13/qa-with-maine-native-tom-huntington-author-of-maine-roads-to-gettysburg/#respond Sun, 13 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1766842 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/13/qa-with-maine-native-tom-huntington-author-of-maine-roads-to-gettysburg/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1766842_686738-Maine-Roads-to-Getty.jpgSat, 12 Jan 2019 17:11:24 -0400 Book review: “The Widows” by Jess Montgomery https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/13/book-review-the-widows-by-jess-montgomery/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/13/book-review-the-widows-by-jess-montgomery/#respond Sun, 13 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1766906 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/13/book-review-the-widows-by-jess-montgomery/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1766906_309547-widows.jpgThis cover image released by Minotaur shows "The Widows" by Jess Montgomery. (Minotaur via AP)Sat, 12 Jan 2019 16:27:16 -0400 Book review: ‘Bringing Down the Colonel’ by Patricia Miller https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/06/book-review-bringing-down-the-colonel-by-patricia-miller/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/06/book-review-bringing-down-the-colonel-by-patricia-miller/#respond Sun, 06 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1754530 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/06/book-review-bringing-down-the-colonel-by-patricia-miller/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1754530_47223-Bringing-Down-Colonel.jpgFri, 04 Jan 2019 14:35:48 -0400 Book review: A deadly fire at a Mount Desert mansion fuels intrigue in the latest from Gillian French https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/06/book-review-a-deadly-fire-at-a-mount-desert-mansion-and-the-subsequent-interplay-among-locals-and-wealthy-summer-folk-fuel-the-intrigue-in-the-latest-from-gillian-french/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/06/book-review-a-deadly-fire-at-a-mount-desert-mansion-and-the-subsequent-interplay-among-locals-and-wealthy-summer-folk-fuel-the-intrigue-in-the-latest-from-gillian-french/#respond Sun, 06 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1754546 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/06/book-review-a-deadly-fire-at-a-mount-desert-mansion-and-the-subsequent-interplay-among-locals-and-wealthy-summer-folk-fuel-the-intrigue-in-the-latest-from-gillian-french/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1754546_505980-Lies-They-Tell.jpgFri, 04 Jan 2019 19:59:07 -0400 Practicality, in life and craft, drives Maine’s most famous furniture maker https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/06/practicality-in-life-and-craft-drives-maines-most-famous-furniture-maker/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/06/practicality-in-life-and-craft-drives-maines-most-famous-furniture-maker/#respond Sun, 06 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1754590 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/06/practicality-in-life-and-craft-drives-maines-most-famous-furniture-maker/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1754590_848839-20181220_woodworker_.jpgPORTLAND, ME - DECEMBER 20: Awls, hammers and more hang from master woodworker Chris Becksvoort's shelves within his New Gloucester shop. (Press Herald photo by Ben McCanna)Fri, 04 Jan 2019 19:58:06 -0400 Book review: ‘Northland’ offers postcards from the northern edge https://www.pressherald.com/2018/12/30/postcards-from-the-northern-edge/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/12/30/postcards-from-the-northern-edge/#respond Sun, 30 Dec 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1744358 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/12/30/postcards-from-the-northern-edge/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/12/1744358_735736-northland.jpgSat, 29 Dec 2018 20:33:15 -0400 Book review: Mark Griffin’s ‘All That Heaven Allows’ is a perceptive, sympathetic biography of Rock Hudson https://www.pressherald.com/2018/12/30/book-review-mark-griffins-all-that-heaven-allows-is-a-perceptive-and-sympathetic-biography-of-the-movie-star-rock-hudson/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/12/30/book-review-mark-griffins-all-that-heaven-allows-is-a-perceptive-and-sympathetic-biography-of-the-movie-star-rock-hudson/#respond Sun, 30 Dec 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1744374 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/12/30/book-review-mark-griffins-all-that-heaven-allows-is-a-perceptive-and-sympathetic-biography-of-the-movie-star-rock-hudson/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/12/1744374_398830-rock.jpgThis cover image released by Harper shows "All That Heaven Allows: A Biography of Rock Hudson," by Mark Griffin. (Harper via AP)Fri, 28 Dec 2018 15:47:21 -0400 Book review: John McPhee is still at it, lucky for us https://www.pressherald.com/2018/12/30/book-review-john-mcphee-is-still-at-it-lucky-for-us/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/12/30/book-review-john-mcphee-is-still-at-it-lucky-for-us/#respond Sun, 30 Dec 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1744478 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/12/30/book-review-john-mcphee-is-still-at-it-lucky-for-us/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/12/1744478_680285-.jpgThis cover image released by Farrar, Straus and Giroux shows "The Patch," by John McPhee. (Farrar, Straus and Giroux via AP)Fri, 28 Dec 2018 15:57:02 -0400 Book review: ‘Follow the Sun’ is a family saga wrapped in a seaside mystery https://www.pressherald.com/2018/12/23/book-review-follow-the-sun-is-a-family-saga-wrapped-in-a-seaside-mystery/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/12/23/book-review-follow-the-sun-is-a-family-saga-wrapped-in-a-seaside-mystery/#respond Sun, 23 Dec 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1734582 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/12/23/book-review-follow-the-sun-is-a-family-saga-wrapped-in-a-seaside-mystery/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/12/1734582_97596-Follow-the-Sun.jpgFri, 21 Dec 2018 17:47:10 -0400 Book review: What wit is, and why we need it https://www.pressherald.com/2018/12/23/book-review-wits-end-by-james-geary-so-you-think-its-all-a-big-joke-what-wit-is-and-why-we-need-it/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/12/23/book-review-wits-end-by-james-geary-so-you-think-its-all-a-big-joke-what-wit-is-and-why-we-need-it/#respond Sun, 23 Dec 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1734594 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/12/23/book-review-wits-end-by-james-geary-so-you-think-its-all-a-big-joke-what-wit-is-and-why-we-need-it/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/12/1734594_658749-Wits-End2.jpgWit's End: What Wit Is, How It Works, and Why We Need ItFri, 21 Dec 2018 17:49:16 -0400