Two recent biographies illuminate the character and courage of Maine Senators Fessenden and Reed.
Eliot Coleman’s daughter recalls growing up on her parents’ back-to-the-land homestead in Cape Rosier.
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.
A new novel by J. Courtney Sullivan is the perfect read for and about the Maine beach season.
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In this trim and elegant keepsake, photographer Greg Hartford has captured all the highlights of Bar Harbor. He celebrates in pictures the lively streets and intriguing galleries, eateries, and shops that are found in the seaside village.
Mattor & Teegarden | This book showcases the landscapes drawn from a ten-year survey of Maine’s historic designed landscapes conducted by the Maine Olmsted Alliance for Parks and Landscapes and the Maine Historic Preservation Commission.
Brian Vanden Brink | This large-format book includes stunning images of homes, churches, mills, bridges, grain elevators, storefronts, the 300-foot-tall chimney of a lead smelter, the pitch-black depths of an Air Force plutonium storage vault, and more.
Bloxam & Sollers | Rhyming text makes this fun to read aloud. Enjoy the adventures of one ambitious but inexperienced young beaver who chooses to build his new home in town.
Jeannine Lauber | Chosen Faith, Chosen Land is an unparalleled study of the contemporary Shaker faith. The new book takes readers on a journey, in words and images, through the lives of America’s 21st-Century Shakers.