Leslie Askwith’s “Thunderstruck Fiddle” explores the intimate journals of teen-aged Charles Morris Cobb, a sensitive boy who was a hill-farmer, fiddler, and writer who was committed to telling nothing but the truth, with impassioned detailed accounts of life in 1850s Woodstock, Vermont.
Rick Winston’s “Red Scare in the Green Mountains Vermont in the McCarthy Era 1940-1960” is illustrated with archival news headlines and photos. His parents (NYC schoolteachers) were affected during the McCarthy years, and he has a long-standing interest in that era.
Geza Tatrallyay’s “Twisted” trilogy of international crime thrillers draws on broad research and his own experiences to explore difficult issues between a “rogue” Russia and the West in the context of plots full of suspense and intrigue.
Performing authentic harmony singing traditions from throughout the world, Village Harmony is a non-profit organization based in Vermont. This concert features teen singers on tour in New England.
“Brain in a Jar: A Daughter’s Journey Through Her Father’s Memory” is an unflinchingly honest memoir by Nancy Stearns Bercaw about her father’s battle with Alzheimer’s.
Professor Thomas Hubka presents an illustrated talk in which he discusses how and why farmers in New England converted their homes and barns into connected farmsteads.