Searching for a Nation's Identity in Genus Americanus
Maia Coleman

In the winter of 2011, former professor and journalist Loren Ghiglione and two students of journalism, Dan Tham and Alyssa Karas, loaded up a van and set out to search for American cultural identity.

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Walking in Viking Footsteps? Maybe
Bill Eville

Just off the coast of Noman’s Land is a rock that once rested on the island.

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From Poetry to Prose, Jennifer Smith Turner Finds Her Way
Louisa Hufstader

Jennifer Smith Turner’s new novel Child Bride, a story of survival.

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First-Time Author, Longtime Lawyer, Puts Racial Justice Center Stage
Maia Coleman

In his first novel, No Truth Left to Tell, Chilmark seasonal resident Michael McAuliffe mines his experience as a civil rights attorney to peel back the layers of the law.

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Vineyard Bookshelf: The Rise of Tourism on Martha's Vineyard
Steve Donoghue

Thomas Dresser, in his new book The Rise of Tourism on Martha’s Vineyard, explores the dream of coming to the Island.

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Lifting Up the Legacy of Longfellow
Maia Coleman

This June Nicholas Basbanes published a definitive study of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow called Cross of Snow.

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The Ghost and Ms. Gordon; Vineyard Author Debuts First Novel
Steve Donoghue

Alice Early’s debut novel, The Moon Always Rising, is a finalist in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards.

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Oak Bluffs Author Wins Prestigious Fiction Prize

Jennifer Smith Turner’s recent book Child Bride was named best fiction e-book by the Black Caucus of the American Library Association.

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Vineyard Bookshelf: 117: The Long Year of Revolution
Steve Donoghue

Even before the American Revolution was over, people were arguing about when it started.

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Book Notes

To walk through time, both the present and the past at one moment, is something we often do unconsciously in our minds.

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