Monthly Archives: August 2015


To All Who Plan to Read or Have Read “Go Set a Watchman”: “Go Set a Watchman” was Harper Lee’s first book, and first books are usually unpublishable, as was “Watchman.”  While it has brilliant writing in patches, it has … Continue reading

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Martha’s Vineyard Medal

“It would almost have paid  to be sick here,” someone commented. I could almost agree.  It was a brilliant, clear August afternoon. The view stretched off into the far distance. Far below us was the Lagoon, and beyond it,  Vineyard Haven harbor, the arriving … Continue reading

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