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  • Published
    April 28, 2013

    Best-Sellers

    FICTION HARDCOVER 1. “Poems to Learn by Heart,” by Caroline Kennedy (Disney) 2. “I Love Bugs,” by Philemon Sturges (HarperCollins) 3. “Gone Girl,” by Gillian Flynn (Crown) 4. “Good Night Maine,” by Adam Gamble (Our World of Books) 5. “If I Built a House,” by Chris Van Dusen (Dial) 6. “Blueberries for Sal,” by Robert […]

  • Published
    April 28, 2013

    Book Review: Book a memoir for people of the woods

    “Someone — I wish I could remember who — has since described me as ‘a man in the woods with his head full of books, and a man in books with his head full of the woods.’ “ So writes Sidney Lea, Vermont’s current poet laureate. Without sentiment but with a lot of love, his […]

  • Published
    April 28, 2013

    Signings, etc.: R. Ann Rousseau

    Author Robin Ann Rousseau will discuss her new novel, “Portsmouth: A Love Story,” which takes readers on a journey through the main streets and back doors of New Hampshire’s Seacoast, past and present. Meet the ghost of Hannah at the Three Chimneys Inn in Durham; walk the beautiful beach at Wallis Sands in Rye; and […]

  • Published
    April 28, 2013

    Author Q&A: Sleuth-telling

    For Victoria Doudera, a detour into selling real estate opened the door that led to writing what's become a series of mystery books.

  • Published
    March 31, 2013

    Author Q&A: Eats of Eden

    A new book by Barbara Damrosch and Eliot Coleman teaches beginning gardeners how to grow and cook their own food.

  • Published
    March 31, 2013

    Signings, etc.: Neil Rolde

    Award-winning historian, author, former legislator and York native Neil Rolde will talk about the newly updated edition of his book, “York Is Living History.” Originally published 41 years ago, the work features a lively, succinct history of York’s first four centuries, and is chock-full of events, drama and change. Rolde’s latest edition details changes from […]

  • Published
    March 31, 2013

    Book Review: Tracing the ebb and flow of grief

    A tsunami survivor shares her story about loss and healing in 'Wave.'

  • Published
    March 31, 2013

    Book Review: ‘Burgess Boys’ has hallmarks of a classic

    Four years after winning the Pulitzer Prize in fiction for the book “Olive Kitteridge,” Portland native Elizabeth Strout is back. Her latest novel, “The Burgess Boys,” doesn’t disappoint. This post-9/11 story of family and forgiveness, identity and dislocation, has the hallmarks of a classic and the urgency of today’s news. The plot stems from a […]

  • Published
    March 24, 2013

    American lit: How Edison changed the culture

    The national character and its bold embrace of innovation found its spark in the birth of electricity, Ernest Freeberg's new book contends.

  • Published
    March 24, 2013

    Paging mystery lovers: Try these

    New works by authors Peter May and Erin Hart are close neighbors.

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