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.

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.”