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Author Howard Frank Mosher facing ‘very aggressive’ cancer

“I have gone from feeling pretty good to being in hospice care,” the 74-year-old Northeast Kingdom novelist has posted on Facebook.

‘This terrible year has been the best year of my life’

Putney artist Maggie Lake’s story is “powerful and transformative,” according to “Eat Pray Love” author Elizabeth Gilbert. Lake’s family also knows it to be achingly personal.

David Budbill’s spirit lives on in new novel

The Vermont writer’s posthumously published “Broken Wing” is an allegorical tale — in part about what it may be like to be a person of color in one of the nation’s whitest states.

Heir who gave away a fortune aims to end the class war

Chuck Collins is author of the new Vermont-published book “Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good.”

Sanders, on book tour, offers Vermont audience a civics lesson

The progressive icon quizzed students at Burr and Burton Academy about the definition of oligarchy and urged them to discuss “how we can come together to improve lives in our country.”

Bernie Sanders is publishing’s newest phenomenon

Books by and about the U.S. senator from Vermont are climbing national best-seller lists in the wake of this month’s election.

Sanders’ book ‘Our Revolution’ arriving with new significance

The 464-page hardcover debuting Tuesday is one-third 2016 campaign memoir and two-thirds confirmation why the senator isn’t ruling out another presidential run in 2020.

David Goodman’s high-wire act as a political husband

Society has set expectations for a candidate’s wife. But what if you’re the man married to the woman campaigning to be Vermont’s second-ever female governor?

In ‘Chasing Summits,’ Vermonter aims to climb every mountain

Garry Harrington has hiked New England’s 100 tallest peaks and the loftiest summits in each of the “lower 48” United States. But as he writes in a new memoir, he’s always seeking a higher place.

A Vermonter’s ‘Greek Epic’ on the American dream

Nationally known garden writer Gordon Hayward’s new book looks at the legacy one immigrant family built in the Green Mountain State.

Mystery writer Archer Mayor goes nuclear in new book

The Newfane novelist who pens what the Chicago Tribune calls “the best police procedurals being written in America” turns Vermont Yankee’s decommissioning into a whodunit.

Vermont-based book offers novel take on Thoreau

Sheila Post’s “The Road to Walden North” aims to transmit lessons of simple living to today’s wired world.

Joanna Macy advocates ‘work that reconnects’ in Vermont visit

The 87-year-old globetrotting activist and author spoke to a capacity crowd in Brattleboro on the themes of her book “Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We’re in Without Going Crazy.”

Back-to-the-land secrets unearthed in new book

Vermont native Kate Daloz’s “We Are As Gods” weaves national history with local stories of wildlife and free love. So why is the press more interested in the Bernie Sanders revelation on page 146?