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
The story sisters : a novel Alice Hoffman The story sisters : a novel 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
How to raise a Jewish child : a practical handbook for family life Anita Diamant How to raise a Jewish child : a practical handbook for family life cover image
Light on snow : a novel Anita Shreve Light on snow : a novel cover image
Sky dragons Anne McCaffrey Sky dragons cover image
45 Mercy Street Anne Sexton 45 Mercy Street cover image
About behaviorism B F Skinner About behaviorism cover image
Natural history : poems Dan Chiasson Natural history : poems cover image
"We are Lincoln men" : Abraham Lincoln and his friends David Herbert Donald "We are Lincoln men" : Abraham Lincoln and his friends cover image
Glengarry Glen Ross : a play David Mamet Glengarry Glen Ross : 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
Talking to the ground : one family's journey on horseback across the sacred land of the Navajo Douglas J Preston Talking to the ground : one family's journey on horseback across the sacred land of the Navajo cover image
Little tree E E Cummings Little tree cover image
Sex, drugs, rock & roll Eric Bogosian Sex, drugs, rock & roll cover image
God's silence : poems Franz Wright God's silence : 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
The next queen of heaven : a novel Gregory Maguire The next queen of heaven : a novel cover image
Curious George rides a bike H A Rey Curious George rides a bike 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 children ask about God : a guide for parents who don't always have all the answers Harold S Kushner When children ask about God : a guide for parents who don't always have all the answers cover image
Uncle Tom's cabin, or, Life among the lowly Harriet Beecher Stowe Uncle Tom's cabin, or, Life among the lowly cover image
Walden : a fully annotated edition Henry David Thoreau Walden : a fully annotated edition cover image
Life upon these shores : looking at African American history, 1513-2008 Henry Louis Gates Life upon these shores : looking at African American history, 1513-2008 cover image
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Henry Wadsworth Longfellow cover image
How did we find out about Antarctica? Isaac Asimov How did we find out about Antarctica? cover image
Doodle soup : poems John Ciardi Doodle soup : poems cover image
That is all John Hodgman That is all cover image
Mastering the art of French cooking Julia Child Mastering the art of French cooking cover image
The colossal fossil freakout Julie Berry The colossal fossil freakout cover image
Steel guitar Linda Barnes Steel guitar cover image
Switcharound Lois Lowry Switcharound cover image
Moods Louisa May Alcott Moods cover image
Averno Louise Glück Averno 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
"My heart is a large kingdom" : selected letters of Margaret Fuller Margaret Fuller "My heart is a large kingdom" : selected letters of Margaret Fuller 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 centenary edition of the works of Nathaniel Hawthorne Nathaniel Hawthorne The centenary edition of the works of Nathaniel Hawthorne cover image
Pirates and emperors, old and new : international terrorism in the real world Noam Chomsky Pirates and emperors, old and new : international terrorism in the real world cover image
Point of origin Patricia Daniels Cornwell Point of origin cover image
Saint Jack; a novel. - Paul Theroux Saint Jack; a novel. - cover image
The north star Peter H Reynolds The north star cover image
Ralph Waldo Emerson Ralph Waldo Emerson Ralph Waldo Emerson 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
The Judas goat Robert B Parker The Judas goat cover image
The collected poems of Robert Creeley. Robert Creeley The collected poems of Robert Creeley. cover image
Poetry and the world Robert Pinsky Poetry and the world cover image
The sweet hereafter : a novel Russell Banks The sweet hereafter : a novel cover image
Journey cake, ho! Ruth Sawyer Journey cake, ho! cover image
If you could be mine Sara Farizan If you could be mine cover image
The knowledge of water Sarah Smith The knowledge of water cover image
Henderson, the rain king Saul Bellow Henderson, the rain king cover image
Distant thunder Scott McCloud Distant thunder cover image
War Sebastian Junger War cover image
Into the fire : a novel Suzanne Brockmann Into the fire : a novel cover image
Ariel Sylvia Plath Ariel cover image
Bulfinch's mythology Thomas Bulfinch Bulfinch's mythology cover image
The leftovers Tom Perrotta The leftovers 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