Pittsfield-based author Kevin O’Hara is known through his books and decades of Berkshire Eagle columns for his warm, witty and whimsical tales. There are plenty of all three in his newly released book, but the title, “Ins and Outs of a Locked Ward: My 30 Years as a Psychiatric Nurse” tells r…
At a time when the news is filled with war, with civil unrest, with uncertainty, with fistshaking and fingerpointing, a little bit of kindness can go along way. With a seeming sixth sense for this universal need of messages for kindness and care, James Crews has partnered with Storey Publishing on a second anthology of poems, "The Path To Kindness," set to release on April 12.
Authors in and around the Berkshires have been busy. Here's a look at a few of the new works, ranging from collections of poetry to memoirs about less-than-friendly pooches, that have been published in the last 10 months.
Author Ruth Bass has released a new book in her series about the Sherman and Hibbard families.
The Mount has invited author Rebecca Hall to highlight the art and craft of memoir writing in the form of her graphic novel, "Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts." She'll participate in a virtual conversation with Courtney Maum on Thursday, Feb. 24.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy never made it through his one term as president of the United States but his brief tenure and his life leading up to his presidency are well-chronicled. However, the Brookline native’s links to the Berkshires in the far west of his state are not as well known. That has been addressed in a recently published posthumous memoir, “The Human Touch: My Friendship And Work With President John F. Kennedy” by John G. W. Mahanna.