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
Practical magic Alice Hoffman Practical magic 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
Living a Jewish life : Jewish traditions, customs, and values for today's families Anita Diamant Living a Jewish life : Jewish traditions, customs, and values for today's families cover image
Where or when Anita Shreve Where or when cover image
The Rowan Anne McCaffrey The Rowan cover image
No evil star : selected essays, interviews, and prose Anne Sexton No evil star : selected essays, interviews, and prose cover image
Walden Two with a new preface by the author B F Skinner Walden Two with a new preface by the author cover image
Bicentennial : poems Dan Chiasson Bicentennial : poems cover image
Lincoln David Herbert Donald Lincoln cover image
Glengarry Glen Ross : a play David Mamet Glengarry Glen Ross : a play 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
Fever dream Douglas J Preston Fever dream cover image
Tulips & chimneys : the original 1922 manuscript with the 34 additional poems from & [i.e. ampersand] E E Cummings Tulips & chimneys : the original 1922 manuscript with the 34 additional poems from & [i.e. ampersand] cover image
Pounding nails in the floor with my forehead Eric Bogosian Pounding nails in the floor with my forehead cover image
Kindertotenwald : prose poems Franz Wright Kindertotenwald : prose poems cover image
Book of souls Glenn Cooper Book of souls cover image
The American Revolution : a history Gordon S Wood The American Revolution : a history cover image
Son of a witch : a novel Gregory Maguire Son of a witch : 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 bad things happen to good people Harold S Kushner When bad things happen to good people cover image
Uncle Tom's cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe Uncle Tom's cabin cover image
The illustrated world of Thoreau Henry David Thoreau The illustrated world of Thoreau cover image
Loose canons : notes on the culture wars Henry Louis Gates Loose canons : notes on the culture wars cover image
The letters of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow The letters of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. cover image
The rest of the robots. Isaac Asimov The rest of the robots. cover image
The hopeful trout and other limericks John Ciardi The hopeful trout and other limericks 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
My Life in France Julia Child My Life in France cover image
The Amaranth enchantment Julie Berry The Amaranth enchantment cover image
Deep pockets Linda Barnes Deep pockets cover image
Anastasia again! Lois Lowry Anastasia again! cover image
A modern Mephistopheles ; and, Taming a Tartar Louisa May Alcott A modern Mephistopheles ; and, Taming a Tartar cover image
Ararat Louise Glück Ararat cover image
Hobomok and other writings on Indians Lydia Maria Child Hobomok and other writings on Indians cover image
The letters of Margaret Fuller Margaret Fuller The 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
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 American claimant manuscripts Nathaniel Hawthorne The American claimant manuscripts cover image
The new military humanism : lessons from Kosovo Noam Chomsky The new military humanism : lessons from Kosovo cover image
The Scarpetta factor Patricia Daniels Cornwell The Scarpetta factor cover image
Sunrise with seamonsters : travels & discoveries, 1964-1984 Paul Theroux Sunrise with seamonsters : travels & discoveries, 1964-1984 cover image
So few of me Peter H Reynolds So few of me cover image
The tao of Emerson : the wisdom of the tao te ching as found in the words of Ralph Waldo Emerson Ralph Waldo Emerson The tao of Emerson : the wisdom of the tao te ching as found in the words of Ralph Waldo Emerson 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
Painted ladies Robert B Parker Painted ladies cover image
Selected poems Robert Creeley Selected poems cover image
History of my heart Robert Pinsky History of my heart cover image
The Reserve : a novel Russell Banks The Reserve : a novel 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 other side of dark Sarah Smith The other side of dark cover image
To Jerusalem and back : a personal account Saul Bellow To Jerusalem and back : a personal account cover image
Tiny problems! Scott McCloud Tiny problems! cover image
The perfect storm : a true story of men against the sea Sebastian Junger The perfect storm : a true story of men against the sea cover image
Breaking point : a novel Suzanne Brockmann Breaking point : a novel cover image
The unabridged journals of Sylvia Plath, 1950-1962 Sylvia Plath The unabridged journals of Sylvia Plath, 1950-1962 cover image
Bulfinch's Mythology. Thomas Bulfinch Bulfinch's Mythology. cover image
Joe College Tom Perrotta Joe College 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 writings of W.E.B. Du Bois W E B Du Bois The writings of W.E.B. Du Bois cover image