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
Incantation Alice Hoffman Incantation 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
Pitching my tent : on marriage, motherhood, friendship, and other leaps of faith Anita Diamant Pitching my tent : on marriage, motherhood, friendship, and other leaps of faith cover image
The weight of water Anita Shreve The weight of water cover image
Dragonsong Anne McCaffrey Dragonsong cover image
45 Mercy Street Anne Sexton 45 Mercy Street cover image
Notebooks B F Skinner Notebooks cover image
Natural history : poems Dan Chiasson Natural history : poems cover image
Look homeward : a life of Thomas Wolfe David Herbert Donald Look homeward : a life of Thomas Wolfe cover image
November : a play David Mamet November : a play cover image
The bully pulpit : Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of journalism Doris Kearns Goodwin The bully pulpit : Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of journalism cover image
Still life with crows Douglas J Preston Still life with crows cover image
Complete poems, 1904-1962 E E Cummings Complete poems, 1904-1962 cover image
Talk radio Eric Bogosian Talk radio cover image
The beforelife : poems Franz Wright The beforelife : poems cover image
Book of souls Glenn Cooper Book of souls cover image
Empire of liberty : a history of the early Republic, 1789-1815 Gordon S Wood Empire of liberty : a history of the early Republic, 1789-1815 cover image
Confessions of an ugly stepsister Gregory Maguire Confessions of an ugly stepsister cover image
The original Curious George H A Rey The original Curious George cover image
The essential Hal Clement. Volume 3 : variations on a theme by Sir Isaac Newton ; the Mesklin stories Hal Clement The essential Hal Clement. Volume 3 : variations on a theme by Sir Isaac Newton ; the Mesklin stories 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
Oldtown folks Harriet Beecher Stowe Oldtown folks cover image
The journal, 1837-1861 Henry David Thoreau The journal, 1837-1861 cover image
The Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reader Henry Louis Gates The Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reader cover image
Poems and other writings Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Poems and other writings cover image
Asimov on science fiction Isaac Asimov Asimov on science fiction cover image
Poems of love and marriage John Ciardi Poems of love and marriage cover image
The areas of my expertise : an almanac of complete world knowledge compiled with instructive annotation and arranged in useful order ... John Hodgman The areas of my expertise : an almanac of complete world knowledge compiled with instructive annotation and arranged in useful order ... cover image
Julia's kitchen wisdom : essential techniques and recipes from a lifetime of cooking Julia Child Julia's kitchen wisdom : essential techniques and recipes from a lifetime of cooking cover image
All the truth that's in me Julie Berry All the truth that's in me cover image
The perfect ghost Linda Barnes The perfect ghost cover image
Autumn street Lois Lowry Autumn street cover image
Little women Louisa May Alcott Little women cover image
A village life Louise Glück A village life cover image
Over the river and through the wood : a Thanksgiving poem Lydia Maria Child Over the river and through the wood : a Thanksgiving poem cover image
Woman in the Nineteenth Century Margaret Fuller Woman in the Nineteenth Century cover image
Is everyone hanging out without me? (and other concerns) Mindy Kaling Is everyone hanging out without me? (and other concerns) cover image
The Wyeths; the letters of N. C. Wyeth, 1901-1945. N C Wyeth The Wyeths; the letters of N. C. Wyeth, 1901-1945. cover image
The house of the seven gables : a romance Nathaniel Hawthorne The house of the seven gables : a romance cover image
Peace in the Middle East? Reflections on justice and nationhood Noam Chomsky Peace in the Middle East? Reflections on justice and nationhood cover image
Point of origin Patricia Daniels Cornwell Point of origin cover image
Hotel Honolulu Paul Theroux Hotel Honolulu cover image
Sky color Peter H Reynolds Sky color cover image
A year with Emerson : a daybook Ralph Waldo Emerson A year with Emerson : a daybook cover image
Xkcd : volume 0 Randall Munroe Xkcd : volume 0 cover image
The age of spiritual machines : when computers exceed human intelligence Ray Kurzweil The age of spiritual machines : when computers exceed human intelligence cover image
Now and then Robert B Parker Now and then cover image
On earth : last poems and an essay Robert Creeley On earth : last poems and an essay cover image
Thousands of Broadways : dreams and nightmares of the American small town Robert Pinsky Thousands of Broadways : dreams and nightmares of the American small town 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
Herzog Saul Bellow Herzog cover image
Distant thunder Scott McCloud Distant thunder cover image
War Sebastian Junger War cover image
Tall, dark and dangerous Suzanne Brockmann Tall, dark and dangerous cover image
The bell jar Sylvia Plath The bell jar cover image
Mythology: The age of fable, the age of chivalry, Legends of Charlemagne. Thomas Bulfinch Mythology: The age of fable, the age of chivalry, Legends of Charlemagne. cover image
Little children Tom Perrotta Little children cover image
Gods like us : on movie stardom and modern fame Ty Burr Gods like us : on movie stardom and modern fame cover image
Black reconstruction in america: an essay toward a history of the part which black folk played in the attempt to reconstruct democracy in america, 1860-1880. W E B Du Bois Black reconstruction in america: an essay toward a history of the part which black folk played in the attempt to reconstruct democracy in america, 1860-1880. cover image