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Nantucket Book Festival | Nantucket, MA

READiscover the Joy, Nantucket Book Festival

by Abigail Terres This weekend nationally- and internationally-acclaimed authors and hundreds of readers will gather on Nantucket to share their love of books, their enthusiasm for writing, and their insights on the written word during the fourth annual Nantucket Book Festival. More than 70 published writers participating in the three-day …

Nantucket Book Festival Tickets Available

The 4th Annual Nantucket Book Festival is bringing a stellar roster of authors to Nantucket on June 19-21. For three days, booklovers will gather in historic Nantucket venues for a series of author readings, panel discussions, and social events that provide opportunities for casual conversations between writers and readers.  Most …

Island Book Fest

by Julianne Adams Bibliophiles are flocking to our island for the third annual Nantucket Book Festival. This year, more than 70 authors are taking part in the literary celebration that runs from Friday through Sunday, June 20-22. Chosen by a committee to represent a diverse range of writing, the participating …

Good Enough to Eat

by Leah Mojer The history of culinary tradition would be lost without books. Within the pages of so many, there are countless treasured recipes, memoirs, lectures, rules, mother sauces. The written word is our best window into the world of food, whether it be Escoffier’s Ma Cuisine or simply a …

Becoming a Reader

by Robert P. Barsanti In 1978, I believed in my Red Sox. The summer had peaked, dived, and peaked again. The Red Sox lead the American League East by fourteen games, then trailed, then won eight in a row to tie the Yankees on the final day of the season. …

Nantucket Book Festival

So Many Books, So Little Time

J.D. Salinger once said: “What really knocks me out is a book that, when you’re all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it. That doesn’t happen much, …

The Movement of Stars by Amy Brill

The Movement of Stars: A Nantucket Tale

• by Sarah Teach • This weekend, the second annual Nantucket Book Festival will welcome an eclectic group of writers and the readers who love them.  New York-based author Amy Brill will be present with her debut novel, The Movement of Stars, a story based on the life of pioneering …

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Books

• by Robert P. Barsanti • On this Sunday morning, the coffee is percolating, the coffee cake has been cut and tasted, and the newspaper is spread out over the table. Its various sections are weighed down by books. The house remains quiet. This is a house of bookcases.  They …