Inspired Gardens offers a tour of 24 private gardens in New England while offering eye-opening interviews with the artists who designed them.
(Camden, Maine) Increasingly America is awakening to the health promoting potential of wild mushrooms, and in this new book, Mushrooms for Health: Medicinal Secrets of Northeastern Fungi, Maine mycologist Greg Marley discusses in great depth the world’s best researched and supported medicinal mushrooms commonly found throughout the northeast. In this detailed guidebook, readers will find the most in-depth coverage on mushroom identification and their intrinsic value for boosting the immune system and warding off diseases from bronchitis to cancer.
Peter Thompson | A beautifully illustrated book intended to be appreciated by a broad audience from outdoorsmen and women of all ages to anyone with an interest in fish and their place in the American ecosystem.
Cynthia Simonds | 96 Recipes from Easy to Elaborate including whoopie pies and Needhams, cakes, pies, cookies, brownies, tarts, tortes, crisps, cobblers, slumps, custards, puddings, puffs, truffles, brittles, flans, fudges and more.
"Where in Maine?" is consistently the most popular feature in Down East magazine. This book is a collection of the very best, of the ever-popular magazine feature.
Maine and the world’s largest land mammal seem an unlikely pair, but the two share a long, curious history. By Amy Sutherland
Christian P. Potholm, a professor of Maine politics at Bowdoin College, provides an anthology of the Maine experience in Maine: An Annotated Bibliography (Lexington Books, Plymouth, United Kingdom; 131 pages; $55). Divided among such themes as “Finding the Real Maines,” “Maine’s Independent Governors in Myth and Reality,” and “Women of Maine,” Potholm introduces each section with a short essay followed by a thorough, balanced, yet always surprising list of books and articles to help a reader dive further into the subject.