Literary
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With summer winding down, most of us are looking for something to fill those long autumn days. How better to head into the cooler season than with great books and great company? Whether you're a serious reader, or a can't-always-find-the-time … more
What's better than a good book, good company and even better food?Food is an important part of any book club gathering and the time of day a meeting takes place should dictate what to serve. These apple pecan bars are perfect with a cup of coffee in … more
LENOX — When the Community Access to the Arts Writers' Workshop made its debut at The Mount, Edith Wharton's home, last year, no one knew what to expect, including the writers, the organizers and the audience.It couldn't have gone better."Last … more
Anyone who loves jazz, or anyone who ever wanted to know what the fascination is all about, will find fulfilling new territory to explore in the new collection of stories by Wesley Brown, "Dance of the Infidels."Playwright and novelist Brown is … more
TYRINGHAM — If Jan Brett has learned anything in the more than 30 years as a children's book author and illustrator creating dazzling, delicate worlds for little readers is those same little readers have big, capable minds."It's the best when … more
The new novel, "The World of Tomorrow" by Lenox native Brendan Mathews, is full of adventure, and is a textured atmosphere of promise, risk and the complete unknown that was the reality of an immigrant-rich America of 1939. The symbolic presence of … more
Whether it's in the form of a novel or a tweet, Elinor Lipman's wry writing manages to both delight readers and examine weighty political and social issues. In her latest novel, "On Turpentine Lane," a young woman returns to her hometown, leading to … more
"Edith Wharton's Lenox" by lifelong Berkshire resident Cornelia Brooke Gilder of Tyringham is the wholly encompassing and in-depth history of the cottage era of Lenox in the decade Wharton created the Mount and when she was "an emerging celebrity … more
Summer may be almost over, but there's still time to squeeze in one last summer reading assignment.You can join the incoming freshmen class of 2021 students at Williams College, who have been given free copies of "Just Mercy" by Bryan Stevenson as … more
FICTION1 THE LATE SHOW: by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown)Ren e Ballard, a young detective with the LAPD, investigates crimes against two women2 CAMINO ISLAND: by John Grisham. (Doubleday)A search for stolen rare manuscripts leads to a Florida … more
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