The SouthCoast is jamming with upcoming author events

We’re in entire-on Summer time Looking at Period, child, and the creator occasions are popping up on two finishes of SouthCoast, from the Cape line to South Dartmouth. BookLovers, warn your calendars: They’re about to be filled. Now let us get out there and #GetYourCopySigned.

100 Points to Do on Cape Cod and Islands Right before You Die 

The subhead claims it all. 

A Boston-based mostly freelance foods and vacation writer, Kim Foley MacKinnon normally spends time on Cape Cod. In her new reserve, she culled jointly what she phone calls “100 Issues to Do on Cape Cod and the Islands Prior to You Die.”

“100 Things to Do on Cape Cod and the Islands Before You Die,” by Kim Foley MacKinnon

Travelers arrive from all about the world to see Cape Cod,  natural beauty that lies appropriate down Rt. 6 from SouthCoast — and we have a ferry support ideal in this article in New Bedford. If any tourists can knock these goods off the ol’ bucket checklist, we SouthCoasters have the most ample option.

From the Cape’s seashores to its “quirky museums, like Toad Hall with its amazing selection of crimson-only sporting activities automobiles,” feeding on lobster at Martha’s Vineyard’s Larsen’s Fish Market or grabbing a brass ring though riding the island’s Traveling Horses Carousel, MacKinnon has 100 solutions. 

Meet up with her and #GetYourCopySigned at Titcomb’s Bookshop, 432 Route 6A, East Sandwich July 21 at 2 p.m.

"Six Walks: In the Footsteps of Henry David Thoreau"


The fear with a e-book thought like retracing Henry David Thoreau’s footsteps is that it will veer towards twee tropes. But Ben Shattuck’s “Six Walks”  reads beautifully genuine. The South Dartmouth writer/artist’s odyssey, as he retraces Thoreau’s famed walks in Massachusetts, is a metaphysical journey, peppered with Shattuck’s dry humor, natural insights, rumination. As he’s an artist — also gallery director and lead curator at his mother’s Dedee Shattuck Gallery in Westport — there are also sketches of his wanderings.