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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
GREAT BARRINGTON — With the upcoming simultaneous release of her two books, "The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole" and "Smoot: A Rebellious Shadow," Berkshire-based author Michelle Cuevas … 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
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
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
For a single year, Lenox could claim it was home to the largest home in America. But in 1895, the 100-room Shadow Brook paled in comparison to Biltmore House, the 250-room mansion built by George … more
In Rachel Urquhart's debut novel, "The Visionist," a teenage girl burns down her family's home, killing her father and ultimately landing her in a Shaker community called the City of Hope in Western … 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
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
Novelist Claire McMillan knows a thing or two about Gilded Age drama. As a 2016 Edith Wharton Writer-in-Residence who now serves on The Mount's board of trustees, McMillan has penned two novels. Her first, "Gilded Age," is a modern retelling of … more
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