Local Authors

Our communities have been and still are home to some of the most well-known authors in American literature.  Why not take home one of their books today?
Title Author Cover
Turtle moon Alice Hoffman Turtle moon cover image
The letters of A. Bronson Alcott. Amos Bronson Alcott The letters of A. Bronson Alcott. cover image
Selected poems Amy Lowell Selected poems cover image
Choosing a Jewish life : a handbook for people converting to Judaism and for their family and friends Anita Diamant Choosing a Jewish life : a handbook for people converting to Judaism and for their family and friends cover image
Body surfing : a novel Anita Shreve Body surfing : a novel cover image
Acorna's search Anne McCaffrey Acorna's search cover image
Selected poems of Anne Sexton Anne Sexton Selected poems of Anne Sexton cover image
About behaviorism B F Skinner About behaviorism cover image
Natural history : poems Dan Chiasson Natural history : poems cover image
Lincoln David Herbert Donald Lincoln cover image
Reunion ; Dark pony : two plays David Mamet Reunion ; Dark pony : two plays cover image
Team of rivals : the political genius of Abraham Lincoln Doris Kearns Goodwin Team of rivals : the political genius of Abraham Lincoln cover image
Blue labyrinth Douglas J Preston Blue labyrinth cover image
Little tree E E Cummings Little tree cover image
Sex, drugs, rock & roll Eric Bogosian Sex, drugs, rock & roll cover image
The beforelife : poems Franz Wright The beforelife : poems cover image
Book of souls Glenn Cooper Book of souls cover image
The radicalism of the American Revolution Gordon S Wood The radicalism of the American Revolution cover image
Son of a witch : a novel Gregory Maguire Son of a witch : a novel cover image
The original Curious George H A Rey The original Curious George cover image
The essential Hal Clement. Volume 2 : music of many spheres Hal Clement The essential Hal Clement. Volume 2 : music of many spheres cover image
When bad things happen to good people : with a new preface by the author Harold S Kushner When bad things happen to good people : with a new preface by the author cover image
Uncle Tom's cabin : authoritative text, backgrounds and contexts, criticism Harriet Beecher Stowe Uncle Tom's cabin : authoritative text, backgrounds and contexts, criticism cover image
Thoreau's Cape Cod, with the early photographs of Herbert W. Gleason. Henry David Thoreau Thoreau's Cape Cod, with the early photographs of Herbert W. Gleason. cover image
Colored people : a memoir Henry Louis Gates Colored people : a memoir cover image
The poetical works of Longfellow : Cambridge edition Henry Wadsworth Longfellow The poetical works of Longfellow : Cambridge edition cover image
Foundation Isaac Asimov Foundation cover image
Poems of love and marriage John Ciardi Poems of love and marriage cover image
That is all John Hodgman That is all cover image
Julia Child & company Julia Child Julia Child & company cover image
All the truth that's in me Julie Berry All the truth that's in me cover image
The big dig Linda Barnes The big dig cover image
Switcharound Lois Lowry Switcharound cover image
The sketches of Louisa May Alcott Louisa May Alcott The sketches of Louisa May Alcott cover image
A village life Louise Glück A village life cover image
Over the river and through the wood Lydia Maria Child Over the river and through the wood cover image
Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli. Margaret Fuller Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli. cover image
Is everyone hanging out without me? (and other concerns) Mindy Kaling Is everyone hanging out without me? (and other concerns) cover image
N.C. Wyeth: the collected paintings, illustrations, and murals. N C Wyeth N.C. Wyeth: the collected paintings, illustrations, and murals. cover image
The marble faun Nathaniel Hawthorne The marble faun cover image
Necessary illusions : thought control in democratic societies Noam Chomsky Necessary illusions : thought control in democratic societies cover image
Black notice Patricia Daniels Cornwell Black notice cover image
The Mosquito Coast : a novel Paul Theroux The Mosquito Coast : a novel cover image
The north star Peter H Reynolds The north star cover image
The journals and miscellaneous notebooks of Ralph Waldo Emerson Ralph Waldo Emerson The journals and miscellaneous notebooks of Ralph Waldo Emerson cover image
Xkcd : volume 0 Randall Munroe Xkcd : volume 0 cover image
The singularity is near : when humans transcend biology Ray Kurzweil The singularity is near : when humans transcend biology cover image
Spare change Robert B Parker Spare change cover image
Later Robert Creeley Later cover image
The figured wheel : new and collected poems, 1966-1996 Robert Pinsky The figured wheel : new and collected poems, 1966-1996 cover image
Affliction Russell Banks Affliction cover image
The remarkable Christmas of the cobbler's sons Ruth Sawyer The remarkable Christmas of the cobbler's sons cover image
If you could be mine Sara Farizan If you could be mine cover image
The vanished child Sarah Smith The vanished child cover image
Henderson, the rain king; a novel. Saul Bellow Henderson, the rain king; a novel. cover image
Tiny problems! Scott McCloud Tiny problems! cover image
War Sebastian Junger War cover image
The unsung hero Suzanne Brockmann The unsung hero cover image
The collected poems Sylvia Plath The collected poems cover image
Myths of Greece and Rome Thomas Bulfinch Myths of Greece and Rome cover image
Nine inches : stories Tom Perrotta Nine inches : stories cover image
The best old movies for families : a guide to watching together Ty Burr The best old movies for families : a guide to watching together cover image
The souls of Black folk W E B Du Bois The souls of Black folk cover image