Category Archives: Books

Doiron’s books worth a look

Elsewhere on these pages (whether you’re cyber-reading or holding a print edition of the BDN), you’ll find more about author Paul Doiron. You’ll hear about his latest novel, “The Bone Orchard.” You’ll find out how to receive his short story “The Bear Trap” for free. You can check out that tale’s opening paragraphs in another […]

Real ‘Most Interesting Man in the World’? Bangor author’s experience makes books shine

Not long ago, I was talking with a friend of mine. It turns out he knew Denis Dauphinee, an author I’d recently interviewed. “He’s great. He is the real, live ‘Most Interesting Man in the World,’” my friend told me. Can’t say that I disagree. Dauphinee, who goes by “D,” has worked as a farmer, […]

Former warden’s second book as good as the first

When you spend a couple of decades skulking around in the dark, chasing poachers through the woods and dealing with some of Maine’s more interesting characters, chances are good that you’ll end up with a few good tales to tell. But telling tales is only half the battle. Actually writing them down so that a […]

John Ford Sr. back with new book of warden tales

Every now and then, I receive an email press release that makes my day. This is one such occasion. I received word this morning that John Ford Sr., the author of “Suddenly the Cider Didn’t Taste So Good,” has written another book, and it’ll be available later this month. Called “This Cider Still Tastes Funny!” […]