When journalist and author Andrew Meier set out to write a history of the Morgenthau family, he knew it would be no small undertaking.

Joan Biskupic’s Nine Black Robes presents a portrait of a United States Supreme Court ideologically divided and deeply affected by former President...

When Nicole Chung began writing her book A Living Remedy: A Memoir, she did not imagine that her life — and her book — would completely transform.

Tracy Kidder didn’t set out to write a book about rural medicine, tuberculosis and AIDS in Haiti. Or education in America.

When Elizabeth Alexander sat down to write her latest book, she drew upon a lifetime of material from her extensive career as a scholar, author and...

Richard North Patterson’s new novel, Trial, puts some of America’s most urgent issues concerning race and voting rights on the stand.


Arts Briefs

A wide variety of Island talent will be on display next week at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury.

The two remaining weekends of PathwaysArts' Chilmark Tavern residency have a full line-up of events featuring music, dance, visual art, ocean films,...

Opening day for the Flying Horses is Saturday, April 8, with the familiar Oak Bluffs carousel music starting up at 11 a.m. and running to 4:30 p.m.