Author Porter Fox spent two years traversing the U.S.–Canada boundary, looking to better understand the wild borderland that rarely makes the news.
Maine’s smallest city has been down but never out, author James Fallows says.
Three new books with unique connections to Maine to add to your reading list.
In his new book, Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine, the acclaimed essayist, novelist, and physicist Alan Lightman explores the relationships between science and religion, knowledge and transcendence — all from a quiet, wooded rock in Casco Bay.
With his new memoir, Vacationland, multi-hyphenate humorist John Hodgman is out to callously insult Maine’s beaches.
When Martha Stewart told us one of her favorite reads was Chebacco, we took it as an excuse to shout out a few journals that no Maine-o-phile should miss.
For 27 years, Christopher Knight lived alone in a clandestine wooded camp in tiny Rome, undiscovered and unaided, breaking into camps to steal what he needed to survive. When he was finally captured and arrested in April 2013, the story of the North Pond Hermit made headlines worldwide. In our March 2017 issue, we excerpt Finkel’s fascinating new book, The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit.
South Portland native Steven Rowley authors a megabucks bestselling novel, Lily and the Octopus, about loneliness, loss, and man’s best friend.
Buy a signed copy of Paul Doiron’s latest release, Widowmaker. Plus, get 25% off his previous titles. Limited supply.
Something’s gone missing in Nevada Barr’s latest Anna Pigeon mystery: Acadia National Park.
Wasn’t the indie bookstore supposed to be a relic by now? Jeff Curtis, of Sherman’s, Maine’s mighty micro-chain, says there are still plenty of chapters to go.
It’s been seven decades since John Gould and E.B. White published their respective odes to rural living. But the two prolific Maine writers have inherited quite different legacies.