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coverCape Light: Color Photographs by Joel Meyerowitz
coverA Year by the Sea: Thoughts of an Unfinished Woman by Joan Anderson -- Don't miss this book of love, independence and renewal.
cover An Unfinished Marriage by Joan Anderson -- A continuation of A Year by the Sea
cover The Big House: A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home -- old time Cape Cod.
cover Capes: Design Ideas for Renovating, Remodeling and Building New -- Whether you live in a "Cape" now, or would like to.
cover The Enduring Shore : A History of Cape Cod by Paul Schneider
cover Paddling Cape Cod: A Coastal Explorer's...
cover Death of a Hornet: And Other Cape Cod...
Adventure Kayaking : Trips in Cape Cod
Cape Cod on My Mind (America on My Mind...
Guide to Cape Cod : Everything You Need...
Susan Branch:
Celebrations Keepsake Book
Joy : 64 Happy, Fun, Little,...
Wedding Blessings Keepsake Book
Love Notes : 64 Endearing Messages
Sally Gunning:
cover Fire Water : A Peter Bartholomew Mystery
Philip Craig:
cover A Fatal Vineyard Season
Vineyard Blues : A Martha's Vineyard...
Marge Piercy:
cover Three Women
Edward Gorey:
cover The Headless Bust : A Melancholy...
The Epiplectic Bicycle
A Gorey Year : 365 Days of the Art and... Children's:

Barnaby's Martha's Vineyard Coloring Book
Until I Saw the Sea : A Collection of...

What We're Reading

Sweets to the Sweet : A Keepsake Book from the Heart of the Home by Susan Branch -- dessert recipes with Branch's wonderful illustrations.
Places by the Sea by Jean Stone -- Successful TV co-host and Island native Jill McPherson journeys back to Martha's Vineyard to come to terms with her childhood on the Island, her best friend, and her life.
Up Island by Anne Rivers Siddons -- Molly Redwine's life is defined by hre relationships with her domineering mother and her executive husband. When her mother dies and her husband leaves her for a younger woman, she escapes to a remote Martha's Vineyard pond to spend the winter, and redefine her life.
A Deadly Vineyard Holiday by Philip R. Craig -- When J.W. Jackson goes bluefishing on South beach he winds up catching more than fish -- murder and the President's daughter.
Vineyard Summer by Alison Shaw (Photographer), Richard Reston -- summer on Martha's Vineyard with a definate summer flair. Bright primary colors, fabulous sunsets, and the ever-changing face of the sea can all be found in this beautiful book of photographs.

Cape & Islands Authors

Susan Branch - cookbooks and daybooks with hand-drawn art
Art Buchwald - humorist from Washington
Sarah Leah Chase - cookbooks
Mary Higgins Clark - frightening mysteries
Philip R. Craig - the "Vineyard" mystery series
Walter Cronkite - our "most trusted" newscaster turned author
Michael A. DiSpezio - science and more
Henry Beetle Hough - writings of a Vineyard past
Edward Gorey - Neglected Murderesses
Sally Gunning - the Peter Bartholomew mysteries
Paul Kemprecos - more mysteries
Salley Mavor - delightful fabric art illustrations
Richard Miller - marketing to the world
Robert F. Pease - lyrical writings of Cape Cod
Marge Piercy - from feminist to science fiction to poetry
Judith Benet Richardson - children's books and more
Alison Shaw - children's author
Carly Simon - chanteuse turned children's author
Dorothy West - from Harlem's Renaissance to Oak Bluffs

Timothy J. Wood - Cape Cod's Nauset Inlet

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Saltwater Fishing

Henry David Thoreau

Whale Watching and Whales

A Letter From Books

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