Douglas Whynott

Selected Works

"Who knew that behind the calendar image lay a veritable factory of the woods, a big business fraught with striving and skulduggery and interesting characters. In Doug Whynott's graceful hands, this story about a maple syrup manufacturer and dealer becomes an intersection of subjects: of technology and business, American history and climate change, friendship and family.”—Tracy Kidder, author of Mountains Beyond Mountains and co-author of Good Prose
"Biography and autobiography, popular science and travel writing, the history of beekeeping and the natural history of bees... Whynott excites our wonder."
The New York Times Book Review
"Whynott portrays these 'true sons of the whalers of old' with sympathy and understanding in a book filled with depth and drama."
–Andrea Barrett, Outside
"Whynott's attention transcends his ostensible subject until it becomes a profound look at the human condition."
San Francisco Chronicle
"Probably the best introduction to veterinary life since James Herriot."

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February 23 all week:
"Viewpoints Public Affairs Radio," Mediatracks Communications

March 3 @​11:00-noon
"All Sides with Ann Fisher," WOSU-NPR, Ohio

March 4 @​ 1:00-2:00 p.m.
"Midday with Dan Rodriks," WYPR-NPR, Baltimore, MD

March 4: 7:45 a.m.
Dr. Alvin Augustus Jones, WCQB-AM and WHNC-AM, Raleigh, NC, and throughout the day on

March 6:
Wisconsin Public Radio, "The Joy Cardin Show"

March 6 @​ 7:00
Reading, talk, signing: Odyssey Books, South Hadley, MA

March 9 @​ 4:00
Reading, talk, signing: The Bookloft, Great Barrington, MA

March 11@​9:20 a.m.
"McGraw Milhaven Live," KTRS Radio, St. Louis, MO

March 16 @​ 1:00
Reading, talk, signing: The Toadstool Bookshop, Keene, NH

March 19 @​ 7:05 p.m.
John Maciel, KW Magazine, CKWR-FM, Kitchener, Ontario

March 20, noon to 1:00
"Maine Calling," Maine Public Radio

March 24@​5:00 EST
KUOW-NPR, Seattle, with Marcie Stillman

March 24 @​ 7:00
Reading, talk, signing: RiverRun Bookstore, Portsmouth, NH

April 3 @​5:30 EST
KCRW-NPR, Los Angeles, "Good Food," with Evan Kleiman

April 2 @​ 7:00
Reading, talk, signing: Gibson's Bookstore, Concord, NH

April 7 @​ 7:00
Brookline Booksmith, Brookline, MA

April 9
The Sugar Season Dinner
with Chef Christopher Prosperi, MetroBis Restaurant, Simsbury, CT

May 7 @​7:00
Beacon Hill Friends House, Boston, MA

July 8@​6:30
Gilford Public Library, Gilford, NH

July 22@​7:00
Jesup Library, Bar Harbor, ME

September 27
Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests, Londonderry