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Would You Trust Food Cooked by a Crime Writer?

Happy Thanksgiving, friends. Today, all the writers have the day off. We’re in fine kitchens everywhere, or carefully decanting the wine, or fighting about how a turkey should properly be carved, or we’re sharpening our knives or crimping crusts or just … Continue reading

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Early Winter

Hello again from Sarah Graves, in Eastport, Maine where the storm did not do much of anything. A little wind, a little rain, a few blown-away tarps. Really, if you’re going to spend tarp money you might as well let … Continue reading

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Baby, Meet Bathwater

Hello again from Sarah Graves, thinking today about this morning’s headline: “Richard Russo boycotts e-books.” Well, of course he is doing no such thing. He’s simply decided to publish one book, a collaboration with his daughter and son-in-law called Interventions, … Continue reading

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Upstairs Vacancy

In my head, I mean, and on that note a distracted hello again from Sarah Graves, who is thinking today about… Well, that’s the trouble. Too often lately my personal upstairs contains only cobwebs. I write a few words, then … Continue reading

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The Dreaded Middle

Hey, it’s Sarah Graves, here, and it’s that time, again: I’m in the middle of writing a book, and Maine is in the middle of trying to freeze and/or depress me to death. Because first of all, I don’t know … Continue reading

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A Heartfelt Plea, Sort Of

In downeast Maine, the late autumn’s unaccustomed mildness has been good for some local tradespeople. It’s too chilly for outdoor house painting, but not for carpenters, roofers, or even excavators to hustle around comfortably, getting another job done and socking … Continue reading

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