books

Warren Zevon’s book collection is for sale

The proceeds will benefit a new community space in West Barnet.

Grisham tour of ‘great bookstores’ comes to Manchester

“You know, we will always have print books, because we all love them,” Grisham said. “And we are always going to have bookstores, because a lot of people enjoy the experience of going to a bookstore.”

Garrett Graff writes the book on life after the fallout

The Vermont author of “Raven Rock: The Story of the U.S. Government’s Secret Plan to Save Itself — While the Rest of Us Die” also has a few words about his so-far brief brush with politics.

New book on Vermont commune links the past and present

Peter Gould’s “Horse-Drawn Yogurt: Stories from Total Loss Farm” aims to reflect timeless truths in an era of “alternative facts.”

A small town remembers its big literary hero

The Northeast Kingdom community of Irasburg receives the late resident Howard Frank Mosher’s book collection on what would have been the author’s 75th birthday.

UPDATED: Sanders cancels St. J Academy graduation speech

The senator cited security meetings and environmental summits in Europe, the headmaster said. Sanders will also be promoting his book in the preceding days. He has recorded remarks for the graduates.

New Leahy biography rips up the usual script

Philip Baruth’s “Senator Leahy: A Life in Scenes” promises the “blockbuster” story of “arguably the most powerful lawmaker Vermonters have ever sent to Washington.”

Middlebury grad treks cross-country in search of meaning

Andrew Forsthoefel is author of the new book “Walking to Listen: 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story at a Time.”

A Vermonter dishes the dirt on spring cleaning struggles

Pawlet writer and self-described “collector” Eve O. Schaub is author of the new book “Year of No Clutter.”

New Vermont children’s book explores questions of death

Author Julia Alvarez and artist Sabra Field join their words and woodblock prints in “Where Do They Go?”

A Vermonter’s story of losing sight and gaining vision

Brattleboro’s “blind masseur,” Neil Taylor, and his mother, Alison Taylor, are authors of the new memoir “The Life We Got.”

Phoenix Books acquires fifth location in Vermont

Woodstock’s Yankee Bookshop will join the company’s family of independent stores in Burlington, Chester, Essex and Rutland.

Podcast: Howard Frank Mosher in his words and others’

The late writer’s humor, literary style and great love for his wife emerge in a remembrance by his collaborator Jay Craven and a 2012 radio interview Mosher gave.

Vermont author Howard Frank Mosher dies at age 74

The Northeast Kingdom novelist revealed he had cancer just last week and spent his final days in hospice care at home.