Ruth Reichl has been writing about food for 50 years. So what's new after half a century? The pandemic. Here's what she has learned since March from her sanctuary in the kitchen...
The New Yorker's Evan Osnos discusses his new book about the President-elect. He thought his previous book, on China, would help us sleep better. Will this?
You could say that Crocker Snow Jr. has been writing his latest book, about the tiny island off the coast of Nantucket called Muskeget, ever since his father flew him there some 70 years ago.
Susan Veeder got married at 17, had her first child at 18. At 32 -- in 1848 -- she did something no Nantucket woman had ever done before. Betsy Tyler has traced the thrilling and tragic story of the Veeder family -- from Nantucket to Tahiti and back.
Elaine Weiss, author of The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight To Win The Vote, says her book "is about how change is made in a democracy....what it takes to make change, and how hard it is." One hundred years after American women won the right to vote ...
“It is worse, much worse, than you think,” writes David Wallace-Wells. Still, there are reasons for hope in this conversation with the author and Nantucket's Linda Loring Nature Foundation team.
When Christopher Castellani was growing up, “there were no books in our house. Zero.” And then, one day, in fifth grade…
One of those four faces is instantly recognizable. All were friends and classmates of William Cohan at Andover. In his latest book, Cohan has taken a break from exposing the inner workings of Wall Street, to explore the fragility of life.
During 30 minutes, with the author of more than 30 novels over 30 years, we arrive at Nancy Thayer's definition of romance, and a redefinition of the normal family. Keep watching for the surprise, unplanned appearance from the author's daughter, novelist Samantha Wilde.
Nantucket Book Festival alums Azar Nafisi and Will Schwalbe meet here for the first time. They began as strangers. Watch them become something more, through the power of books.