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"Spangled Ruin" by New Marlborough writer Holly Morse, is an absorbing collection of stories that explores episodes in the lives of exceptionally intriguing characters. Visit the observations and internal commentaries of a U.S. Postal Service clerk … more
LENOX — In 1900, Edith Wharton settled into the Lenox social scene with her husband Teddy Wharton. Over the next decade, Edith Wharton would build The Mount and become a best-selling author with the "House of Mirth." At the same time, Teddy Wharton's mental … more
Great Barrington Eillen Myles to speak at Simon's RockPoet, writer and feminist icon Eileen Myles will read from selected works during a talk at Bard College at Simon's Rock at 7 p.m. on Friday in the Kellogg Music Center. This event is free and open … more
Award-winning critic Lee Siegel is the author of five books and the recipient of the 2002 National Magazine Award for Reviews and Criticism. He writes for The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal and has worked as senior editor of The New … 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
"Flavor and Soul: Italian America and Its African American Edge," by Lenox native John Gennari, is a thoroughly enlightening cultural perspective and retrospective on the mythical and well-known burgeoning effects of Italian American and African … more
Author speaks on black abolitionistAnn-Elizabeth Barnes discusses her book, "The Rev. Samuel Harrison: Abolitionist, Activist, and Chaplain of the Massachusetts 54th, the First Black Regiment Raised in the North to fight in the Civil War" from 3 to … 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
"Kinship of Clover," the new novel by Ellen Meeropol, author of two previous novels, "House Arrest" and "On Hurricane Island," will keep you up at night, gripped in the spell of irresistible characters who are anything but ordinary. Their stories … more
SHEFFIELD — Bronx Zoo Curator Annette Libeskind Berkovits will speak about her book, "Confessions of an Accidental Zoo Curator" and her career at 3 p.m. on Saturday, at Bushnell-Sage Library, 100 Main St. Books will be available for purchase.A … more
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