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by Stephen Kaye in Book News
Thu Dec 22nd, 2016

Shirley Hazzard, one of the names one associates with a select group of female writers on the last century, died last week. She is remembered for her austere sentences that...

Thu Oct 20th, 2016

An exhibit of photographs taken in a variety of plastic or vintage cameras will be in the upstairs gallery of the Merritt Bookstore from October 19 until November 16....

Book event
by Divya Symmers in Book News
Mon Aug 1st, 2016

“Everything in the world exists in order to end up as a book.”

― Stéphane Mallarmé 

“Books are a uniquely portable magic,” notes Stephen King in On Writing: A Memoir...

Children's event
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Book News
Wed Jul 6th, 2016

What is the most important thing in the world for a young child? Discovery, which is why "Who is hiding Waldo" is the most successful international children's program in the...

Gonzo goes mainstream
by Leila Hawken in Book News
Mon Jun 20th, 2016

Literary buffs gathered at Merritt Bookstore on Saturday afternoon to celebrate the launch of a newly published exploration of the life and times of Hunter S. Thompson written by Kevin...

Authors flock to Millbrook
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Book News
Thu May 19th, 2016

This Saturday the Millbrook Literary Festival recruits writers from near and far. They will speak, debate, sign books, and walk the streets incognito. More writers than listed on the program...

Book signing
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Book News
Tue May 3rd, 2016

Patricia Beard will be signing books at Merritt Bookstore this coming Saturday at 4 pm. Beard's new book Newsmaker tells the story of UPI founder Roy Howard who gave Walter Cronkite...

by Stephen Kaye in Book News
Mon Apr 11th, 2016

The Millbrook Literary Festival is scheduled for May 21, a Saturday with a tradition of sunny weather and an outpouring of literary talents, readings, discussions and book signings by scores...