Recap

Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales on Why He Doesn’t Accept Advertising

Wales spoke at the Town Hall series presented by the Ringling College of Art and Design Library Association.

02/19/2019 By Ilene Denton

Recap

Former FBI Director James Comey on Truth, Trump and Loyalty in Ringling College Library Association Town Hall

Comey talked to the crowd at Van Wezel Hall about leadership, ethics—and his firing.

02/04/2019 By Kay Kipling

From the Editor

From the Editor: An Awakening at New College

Susan Burns reflects on how the school's culture of critical thinking can create dramatic personal change.

12/26/2018 By Susan Burns

Environment

Pulitzer-Winning Historian Speaks in Sarasota on Jan. 15

Jack E. Davis' book The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea examines the often-tragic history of the Gulf of Mexico.

12/21/2018 By Staff

Events

Individual Tickets for Town Hall Lecture Series Now on Sale

The Ringling College Library Association Town Hall Lecture Series begins on Wednesday, Jan. 16, with a talk by Shaquille O’Neal.

12/19/2018 By Staff

Publishing

Professor's Business Writing Guide Translated Into Chinese

A Taiwanese company recently published a translation of 'Business Writing: What Works, What Won’t' by University of South Florida professor Wilma Davidson.

12/05/2018 By Staff

One Book

Author David Grann Talks About Killers of the Flower Moon

The best-selling nonfiction murder mystery about mass killings in the Osage Nation in the 1920s is Sarasota County’s 2019 One Book.

12/04/2018 By Ilene Denton

Heat Index

Five Fun Facts From Discover Sarasota Tours About What Makes Our Town Special

Discover Sarasota promises it offers fascinating insight into Sarasota's rich cultural past.

11/30/2018 By Ilene Denton

The Giving Sea

Read an Excerpt From Jack E. Davis' Pulitzer-Prize Winning The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea

"The Gulf" won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in history, for a distinguished and appropriately documented book on the history of the United States.

11/29/2018 By Jack E. Davis

SPOTLIGHT

Five Questions with Filmmaker and Humanitarian Caroline Baron

The Golden Globe winning filmmaker and founder of FilmAid International comes to Sarasota next month as one of the speakers of the 2018 PINC Conference.

11/28/2018 By Giulia Heyward

SOIL SISTER

Five Questions With Detroit Dirt's Pashon Murray

The cofounder of Detroit Dirt has appeared in Ford commercials and spoken at the White House. Now, she's coming to Sarasota.

11/20/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Education

Sarasota Teacher Wins National Award for Poetry Program

Joanna Fox of Booker Middle School was recently awarded a $10,000 grant from Penguin Random House and received the publisher's Maya Angelou Teacher Award for Poetry.

11/20/2018 By Staff

Publishing

Library System Picks New 'One Book, One Community' Read

Sarasota County will offer a series of events centered around David Grann's Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI.

11/20/2018 By Staff

Found in Translation

Meet Jay Rubin, the Translator Who Helped Introduce Haruki Murakami to America

Rubin is coming to Sarasota on Sunday, Dec. 9, to discuss his new anthology, "The Penguin Book of Japanese Short Stories."

11/15/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Talk to Me

Highlights of the 2018-2019 Lecture Season

Sarasotans love to turn out for a good talk—especially if it features an expert or a celeb. Here are a few highlights of the upcoming lecture season.

10/29/2018 By Kay Kipling

Words with Friends

Sarah Gerard Wants to Build a Literary Community in Sarasota

New College of Florida's writer-in-residence is organizing several literary events in the coming weeks.

10/25/2018 By Giulia Heyward

"Stunning Debut"

Graphic Novel by Sarasota Magazine Contributor Receives Glowing Review

The book by Molly Dean comes out next month.

10/11/2018 By Kay Kipling

Animal Instincts

Model, Agent, and Producer Eugenia Melian On Her New Novel Wildchilds

Melian's fictional novel—based on her time as a model—takes readers behind the scenes of the fashion industry. Plus, she talks spending time with Jackie Onassis, having her photo taken by Slim Aarons and the fashion industry's role in the #MeToo movement.

10/05/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Book News

Two Sarasota Magazine Contributors Have Turned Their Talents Into Very Different—But Appealing—New Books

Chef Judi Gallagher has published a cookbook; illustrator Molly Dean, a graphic novel.

09/28/2018 By Staff

Mais Oui

French Beauty Tips from Third-Generation Expert Clémence von Mueffling

The author and beauty expert will be at the Florida Poodle Rescue's fundraiser Nov. 5 at Michael's On East. In the meantime, she's spilling her style secrets.

09/07/2018 By Heather Dunhill