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Monica Wood

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Considering Monica Wood’s heartfelt memoir

It's April, 1963, in Mexico, Maine — a town on the Androscoggin River in the Western part of the state.
Another Maine, another time
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  July 06, 2012
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Where Maine reads

Perhaps the most exciting part of my day working at Longfellow Books was The Spider Incident, which involved said arachnid emerging from a potted plant around 10:30 am to terrorize staff members and scurry, unscathed, underneath a shelf.
A decade into Portland's indie-bookstore movement, brick-and-mortar shops are holding their own
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  October 01, 2010
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We heart these people

We all know Portland is a busy, exciting place to live. It takes a lot of people's amazing energy to keep it going, though. Who's doing the moving and the shaking?
Meet Portland's most influential
By JEFF INGLIS  |  February 12, 2010
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Portland hosts a gaggle of literary ladies this week

Looks like supporting women artists now shouldn’t be too hard — this week.
Chick lit
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  March 26, 2008