Category : Other Nonfiction


Hailed by Times Higher Education as an “elegant and captivatingly interdisciplinary book,” Siena, City of Secrets is an engaging and practical guide for tourists and armchair travelers alike. Read more

Richard Blanco

In the keynote presentation at Bookstock 2016, Richard Blanco will reflect via poetry, prose and personal anecdote on his own Cuban heritage, Latin American migration, and what connects us all across social, political and cultural gaps Read more

Robin Gaby Fisher

Robin Gaby Fisher is a Pulitzer Prize winner and two time feature writing finalist and New York Times bestselling author of seven non-fiction books, including After the Fire: A True Story of Friendship and Survival, Read more

Anastacia Marx de Salcedo
One day, by looking closely at something completely ordinary, Anastacia Marx de Salcedo stumbled upon the deep involvement of the American army in our food system. That realization led to three years of research and a book, Read more

Lisa Rogak
Lisa Rogak is the New York Times bestselling author of over 40 books. An independent journalist with over three decades of experience, she’s written about everything from high tech and cats to food and travel, Read more

Bess O'Brien

Gary Lee MillerFounded in 2013 by Bess O’Brien and Gary Lee Miller, Writers for Recovery provides free writing workshops, public readings, and print and online publication for people recovering from or affected by addiction. Read more

Rolf Diamant, Nora Mitchell

Rolf Diamant and Nora Mitchell, residents of Woodstock, have enjoyed multifaceted careers working with national parks across the United States and abroad. They are co-editors and co-authors of A Thinking Person’s Guide to America’s National Parks Read more

Mary Holland
Naturalist, nature photographer, environmental educator and author Mary Holland resides in Hartland, Vermont. She has worked for the Massachusetts Audubon Society, the Vermont Institute of Natural Science and the Vermont Center for Ecostudies. Read more

photo by Sarah Lavigne

photo by Sarah Lavigne

Joseph Mazur is the author of Fluke: The Math and Myth of Coincidence, an examination of the inevitability of the sublime and the unexpected. Read more

Jonathan MingleIn a reading from his book Fire and Ice: Soot, Solidarity and Survival on the Roof of the World, Jonathan Mingle will explore the changes wrought by a warming climate in the Ladakh and Zanskar regions of India. Read more