Book cover of Mill Town: Reckoning with What Remains by Kerri Arsenaultby Kerri Arsenault

What are we willing to tolerate and whose lives are we willing to sacrifice for our own survival? What are the ways that “place” can shape, repel and draw us in? Arsenault sifts through historical archives and her own experience in this atmospheric memoir and searing exposé.

Winner of the 2021 Rachel Carson Environmental Book Award
Winner of the 2021 Maine Literary Award for Nonfiction
Finalist for the 2020 National Book Critics John Leonard Prize for Best First Book
Finalist for the 2021 New England Society Book Award

Finalist for the 2021 New England Independent Booksellers Association Award
New York Times Editors’ Choice and Chicago Tribune top book for 2020

Interview with the Author

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Kerri Arsenault, “Mill Town: Reckoning with What Remains” (Martin’s Press, 2020)
8/20/20        58 min

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Kerri Arsenault: A (Decaying, Toxic) River Runs Through It
9/16/20          25 min

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