A probing personal look at a family that lived what many would consider the dream life in the center of mid and late-20th-century creativity but paid a price
Gabrielle Selz with her father, Peter Selz.
.Mark Rothko and his son Christopher in Sag Harbor, 1964.
Tanya and Gabrielle Selz in Sag Harbor in 1964.
Thalia Cheronis Selz, known to most as LaLa, toweling herself in Sag Harbor.
At the Amagansett Library
By Hilma Wolitzer
At the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton
At Canio’s Books in Sag Harbor
At the East Hampton Town Marine Museum
By Kurt Wenzel
The emotional heart of “Eleven Days” beats to the dispirited tempos of a mother’s love, pride, and fear for her son
By Francis Levy
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The title is emblematic of Vonnegut’s repeated attempts, across the nine addresses herein, to take a step back, encourage a broader view
A Kurt Vonnegut illustration from “If This Isn’t Nice, What Is?” A publisher’s note says the drawings first appeared in “Breakfast of Champions,” but have been “re-imagined and repurposed . . . to accompany the author’s speeches.”