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TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
Local Author Publishes Book On Northern Berkshire Trains
"The rails have been ripped up and they no longer exist, but what was it like? We need to get people back there." — Kristen Demeo

Local Physician Writes About the History of NARH
Part I of the series covers the years 1882-1910. In 1882, a catastrophic train accident galvanized a small group of North Adams residents to initiate the concept of a hospital, which was built with private donations and opened in March 1885.

New Children's Book Showcases Imperfect Produce
"The ugly-looking vegetables tasted just the same as the prettier ones." — Amelia Ritner

Packer's Shakespeare Book Being Released April 7
Published by Knopf, "Women of Will" is a fierce and witty exploration — part master class, part brilliant analysis — of the women in Shakespeare’s plays that illuminates Shakespeare’s changing understanding of the feminine and reveals some of his deepest

Williamstown Woman Pens Two-Part 'Tell-All' Memoir
"Every single one of my chapter titles is a Bible verse. It's almost impossible for me to think any other way." — Jennifer Holey

On-demand Publisher Shares Secret at WCMA
"Today, we're finishing out 300 books. That's just orders we've had this week. We do about that per week — sometimes more, sometimes less." — Patricia No

Magic Treehouse Author Invokes Invokes Joy of Learning
"You try again, and again, and again, and you rewrite, rewrite, rewrite." — Mary Pope Osborn

North Adams Library Sets 'Author Month' for September
"I thought it was time we get some authors in here and up our adult programming a bit." — Robin Martin

Q&A: Local Author Mixes Love of History With Mystery
"'Mother gave me 'Knights of the Round Table,' and from that point on I found historical novels fascinating." — Charles O'Brien

NPR Features Mount Greylock Grad's Book on Golf Journey
"It's a game of possibility." — Dylan Dethier

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