Books

Calling All Bibliophiles: New PVD book festival arrives in Downcity
April 17, 2019 No Commentby

Calling All Bibliophiles: New PVD book festival arrives in Downcity

From seasoned authors to aspiring writers to book-lovers young and old, hundreds are expected to celebrate the inaugural year of ...

Cannabis Books: A Very Short, Opinionated List
April 17, 2019 No Commentby

Cannabis Books: A Very Short, Opinionated List

I emphasize history, politics and personal experience. Books on science and pharmacology grow quickly out of date. I don’t know ...

Loki Ragnarok
February 20, 2019 No Commentby

Loki Ragnarok

Rhode Island’s Mark Binder was named a finalist for the 2019 Audie Awards for Best Original Work for his audiobook titled ...

You Know It, Poet! Local poet Jay Walker rereleased three books of poetry
February 20, 2019 No Commentby

You Know It, Poet! Local poet Jay Walker rereleased three books of poetry

Being a poet is not easy; publishing a body of work is even harder. But it’s a challenge Jay Walker, ...

Love Poems
February 13, 2019 No Commentby

Love Poems

Untitled – Kleo Sincere Your body next to mine, Stiff as a board, With the dorm room twin bed keeping ...

Been a While: Sex Camel is pillow talk for modern lovers
December 5, 2018 No Commentby

Been a While: Sex Camel is pillow talk for modern lovers

Muggs Fogarty tackles not only the subject of sex, but all the complications and emotions that come with it in ...

The Music Never Stops: The Grateful Dead’s 100 Essential Songs is Deadhead essential reading
December 5, 2018 No Commentby

The Music Never Stops: The Grateful Dead’s 100 Essential Songs is Deadhead essential reading

“What was I thinking?” The first words out of my mouth after offering to review this hot-off-the-press book –The Grateful ...

From the Minds of RIers
December 5, 2018 No Commentby

From the Minds of RIers

Driveable roads? Jobs that offer health insurance? Politicians you’d leave alone in your house? There are a few things Rhode ...

Book Review: Mary Ann Mayer's Kissing the Shuttle, A Lyric History
November 21, 2018 No Commentby

Book Review: Mary Ann Mayer’s Kissing the Shuttle, A Lyric History

  Rhode Island has a long and rich history, dating back to well before Roger Williams befriended Canonicus and was ...

An Escape: Books through Bars provides inmates with the magic of stories
November 14, 2018 No Commentby

An Escape: Books through Bars provides inmates with the magic of stories

Providence Books through Bars is a 15-year-old organization that provides reading material to inmates throughout the country. It is a ...