By Evan Harris
Paul Lisicky Star Black
Bill Henderson is a staunch holdout against the encroachment of technology
From left, Colum McCann, Zadie Smith, Sharon Olds, Bill Henderson, Jonathan Galassi, Ben Marcus, and Philip Schultz celebrated Pushcart’s 40th anniversary at the Village Community School in Manhattan in November.

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By Hazel Kahan
Diana R. Gordon
Three new picture books by local authors

The Southampton Review emphasizes the humor in the work of the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning memoir “Angela’s Ashes”
Frank McCourt died in 2009 at the age of 78.

By Laura Wells
Two Sag Harbor institutions, Canio’s Books, above, and the Variety Store, below, as painted by Whitney Hansen.
Whitney Hansen, left, and Alexandra Eames
By Lucas Hunt
Carole Stone
Ms. Schulman is the author of seven collections of poems
Grace Schulman is nearly finished with a new book of poems. Nancy Crampton

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