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.
Amor Towles will present his new novel, A Gentleman in Moscow at The Music Hall Loft next week. He talked to The Sound about real-life stories of the Metropol, Russian literature, “Casablanca,” and the fine art of traveling.
The weekend is mere hours away. You can make it. And when you do, you’ll have numerous options for entertainment, including great music, theater, and art events. Here’s a roundup of highlights.
With Halloween lurking around the corner, it's time to whet your appetite with nonfiction books about America's haunted places and '80s horror movies. October also brings the latest from Margaret Atwood and several other great authors. Here are 10 strong reading recommendations.
Author Craig Johnson talks about motorcycles, small-town mysteries, and the latest installment of his popular Longmire series in advance of his upcoming appearance at The Music Hall Loft in Portsmouth.
A number of highly anticipated novels, short stories, and essay collections are slated to hit shelves during the month of September. Seacoast bookworm Liberty Hardy provides a guide to 10 of the best.
A number of spellbinding works of fiction and nonfiction are set for publication during the month of August. Here’s a roundup of some of the most anticipated new titles coming soon to a bookstore near you.
Author Judy Blume, who is on her way to The Music Hall as a guest in the Writers on a New England Stage series, discusses her new book, In the Unlikely Event, which she expects to be her final novel.
Liberty Hardy guides us through the most anticipated books coming out in the month of July, including new titles from Liz Moore, Maggie O'Farrell, and Megan Abbott.
A Q&A with bestselling author Mary Roach, who specializes in pop-science explorations of curious topics that ooze with humor. Her latest book is “Grunt,” which she’ll present at The Music Hall in Portsmouth as part of the Writers on a New England Stage series on June 30.
Local bookworm Liberty Hardy guides us through the top 10 most anticipated new books coming out in the month of June, including new titles by Mary Roach, Annie Proulx, and Yaa Gyasi, and others.
Exeter author Joe Hill talks about his new sci-fi horror novel, The Fireman, which he'll soon present at The Music Hall in Portsmouth.
The best books to read for May 2016.
James McBride looks for James Brown and holds up a mirror to America in Kill 'Em and Leave.