On Wednesday, longtime general manager Molly Coogan and her husband Brendan Coogan purchased Bunch of Grapes Bookstore from Dawn Braasch, who has owned the store since 2008.

In his latest book Undelivered: The Never-Heard Speeches that Would Have Rewritten History, Jeffrey Nussbaum cites Election Night of 2000 as the beginning of his fascination with the undelivered speeches of history.


An online fund drive for the Bunch of Grapes bookstore in Vineyard Haven has raised more than $54,000 in two days.

Molly Coogan is store manager and buyer for the Bunch of Grapes Bookstore in Vineyard Haven.

On Monday, following Gov. Charlie Baker’s mandate, the store closed its doors at 2 p.m. for however long is necessary.

Ms Coogan hit the road doing a few last deliveries.

“I took some kids books — Frog and Toad, Ferdinand, some other classics ­— to a family with little kids, and dropped off the new Emily St. John Mandel novel The Glass Hotel to another customer. It comes out officially tomorrow so she got it early,” she said.


There will be a book talk and signing on Friday, August 9 with Alexandra Fuller at the Bunch of Grapes bookstore in Vineyard Haven.


On Friday, June 9, Mary Gordon will give a reading and talk at the Bunch of Grapes Bookstore.