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  • 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.

  • Published
    March 24, 2013

    Book Review: Poet’s work shares how torn family shaped him

    Near the end of his extraordinary memoir, “The Words I Chose: A Memoir of Family and Poetry,” award-winning Maine Poet Laureate Wesley McNair states, “Poets are menders of broken things.” McNair is noted for his poetry about “broken New England” and the brokenness of his childhood, in having a father who abandoned the family and […]

  • Published
    March 24, 2013

    Signings, etc.: W. Jeffrey Bolster

    Professor W. Jeffrey Bolster will speak about his book, “The Mortal Sea: Fishing the Atlantic in the Age of Sail.” Since the time of the Vikings, the Atlantic has shaped the lives of people who depend on it for survival and those people have shaped the Atlantic. In his account of this interdependency, Bolster, a […]

  • Published
    July 1, 2012

    Book Review: From Salem’s lot, a dark and compelling new mystery

    Maine has a fascinating new writer in Kieran Shields, whose dense and intriguing new novel, “The Truth of All Things,” is no airy take-to-the-beach fling.

  • Published
    June 7, 2012

    Journey Into Writing announces winners

    Two Searsport juniors and a Bonny Eagle junior win $2,500 each for their entries in the Maine Community College System writing contest.

  • Published
    June 6, 2012

    Ray Bradbury, ‘Fahrenheit 451’ author, dies at 91

    Bradbury transformed his childhood dreams and Cold War fears into telepathic Martians, lovesick sea monsters, and his vision of a high-tech, book-burning future.

  • Published
    April 15, 2012

    Author Q&A: Humor ME

    John McDonald's latest book is the distinctly droll 'Maine Trivia.'

  • Published
    April 15, 2012

    Book Review: Outlasting hardship, bloodshed for rebirth

    Kambri Crews writes about her rise from a troubled Texas family to a stable life.

  • Published
    April 15, 2012

    Signings, etc.: Sarah Fiorini

    Sarah Fioroni will be talking about and signing her new book, “A Family Farm in Tuscany.” Fioroni has been a chef, cooking instructor, sommelier, and manager of her family’s organic farm near historic San Gimignano, in Italy. The book includes family stories, traditions and recipes. WHEN: 7 p.m. Thursday WHERE: Longfellow Books, One Monument Way, […]



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