Local writer John Robinson came to Portsmouth 40 years ago in a “last ditch effort” to find success in the literary world. Born and raised...
Our weekly roundup of weekend entertainment on the Seacoast features art, comedy, music, storytelling, dance, and plenty of partying.
This weekend’s event highlights could bring you to Portsmouth, Exeter, or Newmarket for live music, author readings, art, or theater — or all of the above. Find out more here.
We’re publishing our top-five roundup a day early this week to include the Winter Solstice events — and extending it an extra day to go...
Our top-five weekend events feature quite a range of the arts, including happenings related to books, music, theater, storytelling, visual art, and… UFOs. Check out the full roundup below.
A conversation with author and historian Nicholas Reynolds on his new book about Ernest Hemingway’s secret life as a spy. Reynolds will be in Portsmouth later this week.
It’s midsummer, and outdoor art, outdoor music, outdoor storytelling, and outdoor theater are all on the itinerary this weekend. Learn about some of the highlights here.
Rock opera, disc golf, and clay beasties are among the spoils of summer on the Seacoast. Check out some of this weekend’s highlights below. Jesus...
Highlighting Liberty Hardy's list of the top 10 books coming out this month is the first release from The God of Small Things author Arundhati Roy in nearly 20 years. Check out the full list here.
May brings some impressive new works, including novels, memoirs, a graphic novel, and the English premiere of a Chinese classic. Here are some of the top titles coming out this month.
A health issue forced Anita Shreve to cancel the book tour that would have brought her to Portsmouth in early May, but you can read a Q&A with the author about her new novel here.
Inside the ‘sacred space’ of a local author’s home studio in New Castle.
Some of the new titles coming out in April seem particularly timely in light of the current national discourse. Here’s our guide to the top 10 most anticipated books scheduled for publication this month.
Journalist Michael Finkel, author of The Stranger in the Woods, shares the true story of a man who lived in the Maine woods for 27 years. Finkel will be in Portsmouth next week.
Among the most highly anticipated books slated for publication in March is the true story of a Maine-based hermit, authored by Michael Finkel, who will soon discuss the book in Portsmouth. Learn more about that and other top titles here.
The shortest month of the year brings no shortage of compelling, engrossing, and often mystifying new books. Here are 10 of the most anticipated highlights slated for publication in February.
Biographer Brad Gooch, author of Rumi's Secret, discusses the Sufi poet's life and transcendent work in advance of his appearance at The Music Hall Loft in Portsmouth.
The New Year begins with a new batch of books, including novels, short stories, memoirs, and a couple of stunning debuts. Here are 10 highlights slated for publication in the month of January.
Beyond the Binding, a new storytelling series presented by Seacoast Area Libraries, brings local storytellers to 18 public libraries during the month of January.
Despite the avalanche of Kindles, iPads, and Nooks that will inevitably be under countless Christmas trees this year, print books are still alive and well. For Granite State publishers and writers, print remains one of the most practical, visceral ways to connect with readers.
With such a vast number of books published each year, it’s easy to miss some true literary gems. With that in mind, Liberty Hardy offers up her top 12 underrated books of the year. Keep them in mind as potential gifts for avid readers.
Events coming up around the Seacoast this weekend include theater, storytelling, live music, a food discussion, and more. Check out some of the highlights.
The devilish mayhem of Halloween is over, but there is still plenty of fun to be had this first weekend of November. Here are some highlights from around the Seacoast.
Page-guzzling Seacoast reader Liberty Hardy shares her guide to the top 10 most highly anticipated books coming out in the month of November.
Halloween is Monday, and trick-or-treating in most communities is this weekend. But there are, in fact, some non-Halloween events coming up that are worthy of mention too. Here are some highlights.