Top-five things to do

Books, Music

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.

Now Read This: November

Books

Page-guzzling Seacoast reader Liberty Hardy shares her guide to the top 10 most highly anticipated books coming out in the month of November.

Top-five things to do

Art, Books, Film, Music

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.

Our man in Moscow

Books

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.

Top-five things to do

Art, Books, Lifestyle, Music

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.

Now Read This: October

Books

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.

Road warrior

Books

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.

Now Read This: September

Books

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.

Now Read This: August

Books

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.

A conversation with Judy Blume

Books

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.

Now Read This: July

Books

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.

The science of humans at war

Books

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.

Now Read This

Books

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.

Soul power

Books

James McBride looks for James Brown and holds up a mirror to America in Kill 'Em and Leave.

Serious fun

Books

New literary magazine Outlook Springs brings inter-dimensional poetry, fiction, and nonfiction to the Seacoast.

Now Read This

Books

Liberty Hardy guides us through the most anticipated books coming out this month.

Penny for your poet

Books

Robert Dunn was, in some ways, the embodiment of his poetry, which he wrote in his head while walking through Portsmouth. Deceptively simple, surprisingly profound....

Of coffins and commanders

Books

Brady Carlson likes presidents. Specifically, U.S. presidents, and, even more specifically, dead ones. The New Hampshire Public Radio host is the author of “Dead Presidents:...

Style Queue

Books, Lifestyle, Style Queue

For info on Style Queue Magazine, click here. /stīl/ /kyo͞o/ noun  1. a sequence of people with a distinctive appearance 2. A style column for...

Now Read This

Books

American Housewife: Stories by Helen Ellis These 12 dark tales of domestic housewives who have turned Serial Mom are simply fantastic! Think Donna Reed with...