Books

By Kurt Wenzel
Steven Spielberg and Kate Capshaw outside Nick and Toni’s in East Hampton in 1991 Jim Mackin
Molly Haskell Jim Carpenter
By Neil J. Young
John Avlon Lexa Ayer
By Ellen T. White
James Bone
Audrey Munson as Beauty at the New York Public Library’s main entrance Andrew F. Kazmierski/Shutterstock
Early in the last century, Audrey Munson defended women's right to wear "the same kind of bathing suits that men wear" — the one-piece kind.Photofest
Durell Godfrey will be on hand to sign copies of her new coloring book at BookHampton in East Hampton on Saturday afternoon.

By Henry Osmers
Eric Jay Dolin
The Fire Island Lighthouse Don Fick, Wikimedia Commons
The story of Kunkush the cat, a beloved pet that a family fleeing Mosul, Iraq, found it impossible to leave behind
The story of how Sura, an Iraqi refugee, was reunited with her cat, Kunkush, in Norway months after fleeing Mosul is told in a new picture book co-written by those involved in the extraordinary effort. Doug Kuntz
After the Iraqi family that lost Kunkush saw an article about the worldwide efforts to find them, they talked with the cat’s caretakers over a Skype call. Kunkush heard their voices and looked for them through the computer.

By Michael Z. Jody
Steven Gaines in 2013 Morgan McGivern
By Lucas Hunt
Simon Perchik Rossetti Perchik
By Kurt Wenzel
Barney Rosset
Barney Rosset and Norman Mailer at a Grove Press party in the late 1960s. Courtesy of Astrid Myers Rosset
At the Strand bookstore on Broadway in Manhattan