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The Vineyard Bookshelf: The Lost Letters From Martha's Vineyard

The Lost Letters from Martha’s Vineyard by Michael Callahan, Mariner Books 2024, 304 pages, $30.

Michael Callahan’s new novel The Lost Letters from Martha’s Vineyard opens in 2018 and introduces Kit O’Neill, a junior producer on a failing Manhattan TV show, who’s trying to put a brave face on the enormous tragedy that’s struck her life: her beloved grandmother Nan has died.

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Vineyard Bookshelf: Attacked

The subject of West Tisbury resident Marc Favreau’s latest book for young adult readers is the surprise attack launched by Japan on the US Naval base at Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor in 1941.

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Vineyard Bookshelf: Morning Pages

The title of Kate Feiffer’s new novel comes from an exercise recommended by Julia Cameron in her bestselling book The Artist’s Way.

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Vineyard Bookshelf: Becoming Gandhi

In Becoming Gandhi, author Perry Garfinkel seeks to emulate the famous Indian leader who for most of his life adopted a stark personal simplicity.

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Vineyard Bookshelf: Another Dimension of Us

Author Mike Albo’s new novel, a gay, young adult fantasy called Another Dimension of Us, has action that ranges far and wide across the multiverse.

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Vineyard Bookshelf: Death of the Great Man

Providence psychiatrist Henry Farber is the narrative focus of Death of the Great Man, the new novel by Peter Kramer.

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Vineyard Bookshelf: Underwater Daughter

Underwater Daughter: A Memoir of Survival and Healing by Antonia Deignan, She Writes Press 2023, 250 pages, $9.95.

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Vineyard Bookshelf: What Ben Franklin Would Have Told Me

At the heart of Chilmark summer resident Donna Gordon’s novel is 13-year-old Lee Foster, who’s lively and funny and full of the spirit of adventure.

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Vineyard Bookshelf: The Sacred Depths of Nature

Ursula Goodenough presents a second edition of her book The Sacred Depths of Nature.

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Vineyard Bookshelf: Hobo Diaries

Holly Nadler’s feel-good memoir The Hobo Diaries: Down and Out on Martha’s Vineyard” is a bright and sunny reading experience, but it starts with a straightforward horror-story scenario.

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