books

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.

Literary ‘New Voices’ sound off on timely topics

Chester’s weekend showcase for up-and-coming authors mixed narrative fiction with presidential politics, race relations and “alternative facts.”

Vermonter draws present-moment wisdom from ancient works

David Hinton, one of the most lauded modern English translators of classical Chinese poetry and philosophy, marks Saturday’s Lunar New Year with the timely book “Existence.”

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.