Our Nantucket Bookworm this week is beloved Nantucket historian and best-selling author Nathaniel Philbrick.
photo by ARAM BOGHOSIAN FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE
Currently Reading: Carl Hiassen’s Razor Girl.
Demoted Key West detective on roach patrol as a health inspector becomes embroiled in a host of crimes involving a reality TV star (think Duck Dynasty), his agents, a redheaded female car jacker, a sleazy lawyer, a Mafia hotel owner, a crooked beach replenishment supplier, and many others.
Favorite Nantucket Book: Sailing Around Nantucket by Alfred Sanford
Favorite Non-fiction Book: Endurance
Favorite Book of 2016 so far: Razor Girl
Favorite Mystery: Anything by John Mcdonald
Favorite Book as A Child: The Silly Book
Favorite Author: Herman Melville