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On Wednesday, Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance (MWPA) released its list of finalists for the 2017 Maine Literary Awards, which honor books published during 2016, as well as adult and youth manuscripts in . . .
  • On Thursday, May 25, Wayfinder Schools will host Anthony Doerr, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of “All The Light We Cannot See,” to The Maine Irish Heritage Center in Portland. Doerr will be . . .
  • Book World — A Q&A with Richard Russo
    “Trajectory,” the new book by Richard Russo, features four long stories about various professionals in crisis. But in his novels, Russo often depicts blue-collar folks struggling to live in towns like the place . . .
  • May 23 Author Reading and Discussion of New Book on Being Fat in Today’s World —
    Belfast Free Library will welcome Cheryl Fuller, Ph.D, for a reading and discussion to mark the launch of her book, “The Fat Lady Sings: A Psychological Exploration of the Cultural Fat Complex and Its Effects” . . .
  • Lehane Back in New England with Chilling Love Tale
    Dennis Lehane’s 14th novel takes the author back to his old New England stomping grounds, that fertile place of “Mystic River” and “Shutter Island.” This tale, “Since We Fell,” basing its title on an old torch ballad . . .
  • Rockland Public Library has been selected by the Maine Humanities Council to offer “Let’s Talk About It,” a free reading and discussion group with copies of books available through the library. The program is . . .
  • Rosenthal Presents the Evolution of the American Healthcare System
    Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal was for 22 years a reporter, corre- spondent, and senior writer at The New York Times before becoming editor in chief of Kaiser Health News, an independent journalism newsroom . . .
  • On Sunday, March 5, Waldo County native Alton Lane will share his life story at Left Bank Books in Belfast beginning at 3 p.m. Lane grew up in poverty and suffered violence, abuse and addiction from childhood until his early thirties . . .
  • Book Review: A New and Different Way to See Ourselves
    When we say we’re drawn in or absorbed by a work of art, what exactly do we mean? How does human perception work? It can be argued that art literally grabs us, tugs at us, takes us for a ride. When we stand before a Cezanne . . .
  • Book Review: Your Best Defense Against Fake News
    In an era when fake news is peeling attention away from evidence-based facts, this wittily illustrated book couldn’t have come at a better time. What Mikael Wulff and Anders Morgenthaler accomplish is nothing short of brilliant . . .
  • Lucas Graves Addresses the Unflattering Truth in Politics
    Let’s get one thing out of the way: Yes, Donald Trump makes a cameo appear- ance in Lucas Graves’ new book on the importance of fact-checking, and no, it’s not flattering. In this timely book, “Deciding What’s True: The Rise of Political ..."
  • Book Review: Tim Wu Enlightens Us To Those Trying to Get Our Attention
    Are we hurtling toward a point of peak adver- tising? Our attention is becoming so completely harvested that there may be little more of ourselves to give. If we reach this saturation point, what happens then? The implications for . . .
  • In His Latest Book, le Carré Gives Us The Best Story of All
    A work by John le Carre is like an intimate conver- sation at a club, say, or a restaurant: anecdotes well told, then brilliantly expanded; “entertaining” is barely a good enough word for it. His memoir, “The Pigeon Tunnel,” is pure le Carre . . .
  • “Routes” is the third book of poetry published by the steadfast group of poets with a connection to Tenants Harbor, Maine. This book marks the 20th year of their annual poetry reading on the peninsula, an August event . . .
  • Signing in Rockland of New Book on History of American Lighthouses —
    Maine Lighthouse Museum, 1 Park Drive in Rockland, will host author Jay Dolin for a signing of “Brilliant Beacons” on Thursday, August 4, from noon to 4 p.m. Dolin’s book, released this April, traces the evolution . . .
  • First published between 1914 and 1927, these tales were popular rivals to Sherlock Holmes’ adventures. The stories are now brilliantly read by Stephen Fry, his voice seasoned, perhaps, by his role . . .
  • A New Understanding of the "Poetic Photographer"
    In the years following World War II when glossy news magazines — Life, Look, TIME — were in ascendancy, Kosti Ruohomaa was the most widely seen Maine artist in America and, it can be argued, internationally. . . .
  • A Full Dose of Richard Russo's Working-Class Humor and Tragedy
    How could 23 years have slipped by since Richard Russo published “Nobody’s Fool”? Was it really in some previous century that we snorted and sniffled over the rambling adventures . . .
  • Woodard Takes a Hard Look at Who We Are as a Nation, Individually
    Five years ago, Colin Woodard caused a stir with his book “American Nations,” a fascinating, if quirky, account of the different regional cultures that have shaped the course of North America. . . .
  • Elizabeth Hand's Third Book in the Cass Neary Series
    Elizabeth Hand writes stories so disturbing, you ­almost wish you hadn’t read them. Her novels fall into different genres — sci-fi, horror, fantasy, mystery — but they all clot at the darker end . . .
  • Anecdotes and Stories from the Famed Astronaut
    At 86, Buzz Aldrin remains so passionate about interplanetary exploration that Michael Collins, his old friend and fellow member of the Apollo 11 team, has to tell him, “Buzz, I don’t want to talk about Mars!” . . .
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