Deans says there’s been a political assault on the country’s environment, most
dramatically seen in the last couple of years. Deans writes about his concerns in a new book
called "Reckless: The Political Assault on the American Environment."
The non-profit group Next Stage Art Project is aiming to bring notable artists to a new performance space in Putney Village. This weekend, the group’s inaugural benefit will feature author Bob Morris, a frequent contributor to the New York Times and author of "Assisted Loving – True Tales of Double-Dating With My Dad".
Imagine you’re taking the ferry across Lake Champlain, and you’re the only person who sees a child falling
overboard. That’s the scenario that
opens "Learning To Swim", a debut novel by Vermont author Sara J. Henry.
In the book "Going
Abroad-Traveling Like An Anthropologist", UVM Professor Robert Gordon argues that the experience of
seeing the world can be enhanced by good preparation, meaningful interaction
with the locals and a healthy disregard for the tourism industry.
Bill Haugland spent 29 years as the evening
news anchor at CFCF, Montreal’s largest English-language television station. Now three years into his
retirement, Haugland has written his first book, a crime drama called "Mobile
The Barre author has written more than 35 children’s books, including Bridge to Terabithia and Jacob Have I Loved. Also, an Upper Valley resident who interviews small business CEOs, and a new MBA program at Marlboro College focuses on sustainability.
500 years before Christopher Columbus, a Viking woman landed in the New World, where she twice tried to establish a colony. This chapter in Viking history comes to light in a new book by Vermont author Nancy Marie Brown. "The Far Traveler" tells the story of Gudrid, an Icelandic woman whose travels took her to Greenland, Rome and North America. Until recently, Gudrid’s adventures have been the subject of myth and legend, only briefly mentioned in the Viking sagas. In "The Far Traveler", Brown draws on her research in science, history and archeology to present an illuminating account of Gudrid’s travels, and Viking life in the year 1000.