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BOOK NOTES

Group Seeks Health Care Stories

12/1/17

An alliance of Upper Valley faith groups is inviting area residents to write down and share their struggles and successes in finding access to...

Book Notes: Trucker Hauls a Sharp Memoir Into Upper Valley

11/3/17

There’s something bracing about an account of a milieu from the inside. Most reporters, even those who write books, are on the outside looking in...

In Tune With Animals

10/19/17

Growing up in the 1960s and early 1970s, Sy Montgomery counted primatologists Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey among her role models. Then in September...

In some ways, Jeff Friedman’s latest book of poems, Floating Tales, is a departure from his first six collections.The West Lebanon poet, who read...

Until she learned that she’d won the Richards Free Library’s Sarah Josepha Hale Award for 2017, Julia Alvarez knew little about the honor and even...

If poet-for-hire Benjamin Aleshire wanted a tagline for his business, I would recommend something like, “Have Remington, will travel.” Trouble is...

When April Ossmann first started planning her second poetry collection, Event Boundaries, she thought she knew what its themes would be. Her...

The great summer migration of writers to the Upper Valley hits full stride next week, with dozens scheduled to roam through the region for readings...

Sydney Lea was getting his hair trimmed when the inspiration hit for his forthcoming poetry collection, his 13th.At the time of this haircut...

Were Grace Paley alive today, she’d probably have something pithy and heartening to say about current political affairs. In one of her final...

Amid renewed interest in Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, the Classic Book Discussion Group in Woodstock will explore the Canadian author’s...

Book Notes: Graphic Novel Greets a New Era

5/5/17

Viewed from some angles, the desire to “Make America Great Again” also entails whitewashing a history marred by violence and hate, creating a...

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