The sign outside State Road Restaurant last Wednesday night said Go Bruins. The parking lot was overflowing and yet upon entering there was no hockey to be found. Instead, there was a crowd of people talking about writing and literature.
It's usually not a good thing when an interview ends in
bloodshed, but an exception will be made for Ward Just, who was still
nursing his wounds from a battle with a wicker basket when this reporter
left his West Tisbury home one morning this week.
The prolific and critically-acclaimed Island author Ward Just has a new novel, Exiles in the Garden, which he will sign and discuss tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Bunch of Grapes Bookstore in Vineyard Haven.