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A Taste of Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom | A Book Reading and Tasting

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Oh the donuts. I can smell them from fifteen miles away. Those crisp tender golden brown loops jumbled... Read More »

Bears: A Brief History | Book Review

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The Abenakis called him “cousin,” the Penobscots “grandfather.” The Kets of Siberia preferred “fur father.” In the Carpathian... Read More »

Best Used Bookstores in New England

Best Used Bookstores in New England

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Saving the rural New England bookstore is more than a pastime for Richard F. Wright; it’s a passion... Read More »

Book Excerpt from Peter’s War

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When historian and constitutional scholar Joyce Lee Malcolm first discovered a 1765 bill of sale for a 19-month-old... Read More »

Book Excerpt: Tanglewood: A Group Memoir

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Read more: Tanglewood picnic ideas Peggy Daniel presents the story of Tanglewood through a treasure trove of stories... Read More »

Book Review |  <i>What There Was Not To Tell</i>

Book Review | What There Was Not To Tell

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According to the Veterans Administration, 680 U.S. veterans of World War II die every day. Too often, their... Read More »

Book Review | ‘Go With Me’

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Audio: Vermont author Castle Freeman Jr. reads from Go With Me. Listen now. Every September, when the latest... Read More »

Book Review | Up: A Mother and Daughter’s Peakbagging Adventure

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An earlier title for Up: A Mother and Daughter’s Peakbagging Adventure was Alex and the 4,000-Foot Classroom, a... Read More »

Book Review | The Classmates, by Geoffrey Douglas

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The Classmates: Privilege, Chaos and the End of an Era (Hyperion, $23.95), by longtime Yankee contributor Geoffrey Douglas,... Read More »

Book Review | In the Words of E.B. White & The Great Northern Express

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As soon as I’d read it, I was lost. I’d intended to review In the Words of E.... Read More »

Book Review | Marmee & Louisa and My Heart is Boundless

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I’ve never read Little Women; boys didn’t when I was growing up, and most still don’t. Thus, much... Read More »

Book Review | Passages of H. M.

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In April 24, 1895, Captain Joshua Slocum set sail from Boston, Massachusetts, in a 37-foot sloop he called... Read More »

Book Review | The Call, by Yannick Murphy

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Tolstoy once said that all happy families are alike, but each unhappy family is unhappy in its own... Read More »

Book Review | When We Were the Kennedys

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This year millions of words will be printed and spoken about the 50th anniversary of the assassination of... Read More »

Book Review: Disaster in Lawrence

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Witnesses reported that at first, it sounded like snow sliding off a roof, a familiar sound on a... Read More »

Book Review: The Paradise of All These Parts

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One of my favorite New England writers is John Hanson Mitchell, whose Ceremonial Time (1984) investigated the “deep... Read More »

Book Review: Peter’s War

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When historian and constitutional scholar Joyce Lee Malcolm first discovered a 1765 bill of sale for a 19-month-old... Read More »

Book Review: Seen the Glory

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Men going off to fight the Civil War sometimes declared they were going to “see the elephant.” It... Read More »

Book Review: The Price of Malice

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Read an excerpt: The Price of Malice When Archer Mayor published his first murder mystery about Joe Gunther... Read More »

Book Review: Traditional Barn Dances with Calls & Fiddling

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About 35 years ago, when my wife and I arrived in Concord, New Hampshire, we went to something... Read More »

Book Review: Unpacking the Boxes

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Read an excerpt from Donald Hall’s book. “At fourteen I decided to spend my life writing poetry, which... Read More »

Book Review: Wild Acadia

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Jerry and Marcy Monkman, frequent Yankee contributing photographers, first visited Acadia National Park together in 1989. Since then,... Read More »

Book Reviews: Antiques and Art

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Here are two remarkably similar stories about remarkably dissimilar works of art. Maryalice Huggins calls hers “a love... Read More »

Book Reviews: The Missing Fathers Club

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A traveling father, a runaway father, a silent father, and a father who never shows up: These are... Read More »

Books: Poems, Birds, Gardens

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In his typically smart and funny introduction to Bright Wings, former U.S. poet laureate Billy Collins cheerfully admits... Read More »

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art | Local Treasure

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The waist-high bookshelves that line the reading room at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art are... Read More »

Excerpt from Poet Donald Hall’s Memoir

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New Hampshire resident Donald Hall was America’s Poet Laureate for 2006-2007. His memoir, Unpacking the Boxes, (Houghton Mifflin... Read More »



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