Books

“Cathedral” Bill Henderson Pushcart, $22 On a hill overlooking the sea, in Sedgwick, Me., Bill Henderson decided to build a cathedral. Though inspired by his visit to the Chartres Cathedral in France as a young man, this one would...

“Land Rush” Gary Reiswig Archway, $11.99 Gary Reiswig’s slim volume of four stories and two essays — one a memoir and the other family history — evokes the feel of growing up on a farm in the Oklahoma Panhandle...
It’s not really fair, is it, to single out one writer as the highlight of a reading among putative equals, based solely on the whim of one faceless person at a keyboard. So anyway, Andre Dubus III will headline a reading from “Pushcart...
Thinking Differently David Flink, a founder of Eye to Eye, a national mentoring program, is not only an expert in learning disabilities, he has had his own struggles with them, specifically dyslexia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder....

“A Momentary Glory: Last Poems” Harvey Shapiro Wesleyan University Press, $24.95 Many years ago, Allen Planz said at one of his poetry readings at Canio’s Books that short poems were the most difficult to write. Too many poets...
Here’s a cat story that won’t make you groan. First of all, Rupert, in Jules Feiffer’s latest book for children, “Rupert Can Dance” (Michael di Capua, $17.95), isn’t what you’d call cute, more like an orange...

“Echoes of Heartsounds” Martha Weinman Lear Open Road, $9.99

“Only You” Eileen Obser Oak Tree Press, $14.95 Eileen Obser, freelance writer, editor, and teacher, has written a book about sex. Now that I’ve gotten your attention, “Only You” is a memoir about her experience...
All in the family, sort of, the Springs and Pushcart Press families: Linda Coleman, whose memoir, “Radical Descent,” is newly published by Pushcart, and Bill Henderson, the press’s founder, both of whom live in the hamlet, will...