Maine Summer Reading
Easing the transition from inside to out, the porch is more than an icon of Maine architecture — it is a way of life. A new book by photographer Brian Vanden Brink and writer Richard Grant captures the porch in all its glory.
Down East editor in chief and mystery author Paul Doiron speaks with first-time novelists Shonna Milliken Humphrey and Jim Nichols about their new books, the writing process, Maine, and more.
- Photography by: Benjamin Magro
Captain Jim Sharp recalls the beginning of a season in Camden Harbor more than forty years ago.
An Excerpt from Show Me Good Land
An Excerpt from Hull Creek by Jim Nichols
We asked a few of our favorite Maine writers which books they plan on bringing to the beach —and what literary events were on their summer calendars. Here’s what they had to say.
Eliot Coleman’s daughter recalls growing up on her parents’ back-to-the-land homestead in Cape Rosier.
A new novel by J. Courtney Sullivan is the perfect read for and about the Maine beach season.