For more than a millennium, Polynesians occupied the remotest islands in the Pacific Ocean, an enormous triangle stretching from Hawaii to New Zealand to Easter Island. Sailing in large, double-hulled canoes, without the benefit of … Continue reading "Author talk: Christina Thompson, Sea People, The Puzzle of Polynesia"
Fungipedia: A Brief Compendium of Mushroom Lore is an illustrated mini-encyclopedia of fungal lore, from John Cage and Terrence McKenna to mushroom sex and fairy rings. With more than 180 entries”on topics as varied as Alice … Continue reading "Author Talk: Lawrence Millman, Fungipedia"
Edward Wilson-Lee tells the extraordinary story of Hernando Colón, a singular visionary of the printing press-age who also happened to be Christopher Columbus’s illegitimate son. At the peak of the Age of Exploration, Hernando traveled … Continue reading "Author Talk: Edward Wilson Lee, The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books"
NANTUCKET BOOK FOUNDATION presents Page to Stage: Mitchell Zuckoff Tuesday, October 22 • 5:30 PM • The Nantucket Dreamland Join us as the Nantucket Book Foundation presents Mitchell Zuckoff, author of “Fall and Rise: The … Continue reading "Page to Stage: Mitchell Zuckoff"
Join us and author Betsy Tyler for a special book launch for this new NHA publication. A lecture, light bites and refreshments, as well as a book signing will take place. This beautifully illustrated, 256-page … Continue reading "A THOUSAND LEAGUES OF BLUE book launch"
Savor the seasons of the good life as we celebrate CRU Oyster Bar’s recently released cookbook. Chef Erin Zircher will be on hand to share her culinary wisdom and helpful tips that capture the laid-back, … Continue reading "Book Signing with Chef Erin Zircher"
People from all over the United States come to Nantucket Island to celebrate Christmas in the charming Early American setting. From the Christmas Stroll along cobblestoned Main Street to the Festival of Trees held each … Continue reading "Author Talk: Lesley Linsley, ‘Christmas On Nantucket’"
Wendy Rouillard, author of Barnaby Bear + Peter Saverine, author of Jenny’s Pennies