• August 30, 7 p.m.: Vinalhaven Public Library, Vinalhaven Maine: reading from The Body Below
  • September 14, 7 p.m.: North Branch Cafe (sponsored by Bear Pond Books), Montpelier, Vermont: reading and launch party for The Body Below
  • September 20, 7 p.m.: Curtis Library, with Gulf of Maine Books, Brunswick, Maine: reading from The Body Below 


  • Small Mercies, by Dennis Lehane
  • The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margo, by Marianne Cronin
  • Demon Copperhead, by Barbara Kingsolver
  • Tiger Girl and the Candy Kid, by Glenn Stout
  • Of Boys and Men, by Richard Reeves
  • Notes on an Execution, by Danya Kukafka
  • The Devil Takes You Home, by Gabino Iglesias
  • American Rust, by Philipp Meyer
  • The Body Keeps the Score, by Bessel van der Kolk
  • The Guide, by Peter Heller
  • The Killing Hills, by Chris Offutt
  • Young Woman and the Sea, by Glenn Stout
  • Why Fish Don’t Exist, by Lulu Miller​
  • Fox and I, by Catherine Raven
  • Six Feet Over, by Mary Roach
  • Fuzz, by Mary Roach
  • No Beast So Fierce, by Dane Hucklebridge
  • The Tangled Tree of Life, by David Quammen
  • The Searcher, by Tana French​​


Thanks to all the good people who came out for my readings in Vermont and Maine!  I hope everyone enjoyed these gatherings as much as I did.


George Winston — pianist, fan, musicologist, philanthropist, and a good friend for over 40 years — died on June 4.  He leaves a George-shaped hole in the world that will be impossible to fill.

George did good for a lot of people in ways big and small, and I owe him a great deal.  For more about our friendship, and ruminations on what makes for a remarkable person, visit my blog at

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