Q&A

With His New Book, Donald Antrim Wants to Change How We Think About Suicide

Antrim, who was born in Sarasota in 1958, has published three novels, a short story collection and a memoir. His new book, "One Friday in April: A Story of Suicide and Survival," comes out later this month.

10/01/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Q & A

New York Times Contributor Margaret Renkl Discusses Nature, Politics and Her New Book

Renkl’s new book Graceland, at Last: Notes on Hope and Heartache From the American South collects 60 of her opinion pieces.

09/14/2021 By Marc Griffin

What We're Reading

Here's What Our Editors Are Reading Right Now

Need a book recommendation? We've got you covered.

06/04/2021 By The Editors

Bye Bye Bully

Anti-Bullying Children’s Book Delivers a Message of Self-Love

Local author and pageant queen Noelia Voigt will read her anti-bullying book to families at Children's World on May 15.

05/12/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Local Author

Sarasota Author Releases First Children's Book

When the Covid-19 pandemic hit, Amy Diamond moved from L.A. to Sarasota and just published her first children's book.

02/12/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Editors' Picks

What We're Reading Right Now, October 2020 Edition

From absorbing mysteries to Black history, here are the books we've been picking up these days.

10/09/2020 By The Editors

Translator, traitor

Elena Ferrante's Translator Discusses the Difficult Work of Bringing Italian Fiction to English Readers

Ann Goldstein, who has translated all of Ferrante's novels, including her newest, "The Lying Life of Adults," is participating in a Bookstore1Sarasota Zoom event on Tuesday, Oct. 20.

09/22/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Editors' Picks

Everything We're Reading Right Now

We love curling up with a good book.

09/03/2020 By Staff

Editors' Picks

What We're Reading Right Now

In need of a good book? Our editors have ideas for you.

07/23/2020 By Staff

What We're Reading

Take a Breather From the News and Pick Up a Book

Here's what our editors have been reading.

06/05/2020 By The Editors

Reading List

Required Reading: Books Set in Sarasota

Staying close to home? (Aren't we all these days?) Settle down with one (or more) of these works with Sarasota settings.

06/01/2020 By Kay Kipling

Book Love

The Little Free Libraries of Arlington Park

These brightly decorated libraries are bringing neighbors together over the love of reading.

02/20/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Literacy

Reading Initiative in Sarasota Outperforms National Average for Third Year

A report found that 80 percent of Sarasota County students who received a full series of lessons last year reached average to above-average levels of reading and writing.

10/31/2019 By Staff

Inspo on the go

What's in His Bag: Ringling College Instructor George Cwirko-Godycki

A peek at the artist essentials that illustrator and Instagram sensation Cwirko-Godycki carries with him every day.

09/13/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Education

Sarasota Assistant Superintendent Joins Reading Recovery Council Board of Directors

Dr. Laura Kingsley will serve as a site coordinator representative for a three-year term.

08/22/2019 By Staff

Book club

What We're Reading: Five Top Book Picks From Our Office

We asked Sarasota Magazine staffers what books they can't put down this summer.

08/05/2019 By Hanna Powers

Book worm

A Conversation With Author Margaret Wilkerson Sexton

The National Book Award longlister is coming to Sarasota this August.

07/25/2019 By Hanna Powers

Nerdy Fun

Sarasota County Public Libraries Host Traveling Planetarium

Catch unique starlit shows at Sarasota libraries throughout the summer.

06/24/2019 By Olivia Letts

It's Lit

Bookstore1 Sarasota Wants to Celebrate Walt Whitman's 200th Birthday With You

The local bookstore's staff will be reading Whitman's seminal Leaves of Grass aloud tomorrow—all day along.

05/30/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Free Spirit

Artist and Author Kat Schuetz Wants to Help People Think Outside the Box

In her new book, The Gypspirit, Schuetz takes her readers on a metaphysical journey.

02/13/2019 By Megan McDonald