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Seating Arrangements tackles propriety, love, and whales

Winn Van Meter, the patriarch of the WASP-y New England family portrayed in Maggie Shipstead's debut novel Seating Arrangements, likes things just so.
Island adventure
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  July 06, 2012

Author sees poetry and prose through the trees

The plan was simple, if nerdy: New York novelist and English teacher Richard Horan would visit the historic sites and childhood homes of famous authors (along with some notable historical and cultural figures).
Planting Seeds
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  May 13, 2011