Books

   Anyone who has been in a long-term relationship knows that there is only one real secret to its success and that’s commitment. Mort Hamburg knows it too, and he has used the theme to anchor a new photo book profiling couples,...

“Cheating Justice” Elizabeth Holtzman and Cynthia L. Cooper Beacon Press, $26.95

“Dead Anyway” Chris Knopf Permanent Press, $28
    Yes, spring seems far off. And yes, Major Jackson sounds like an important figure in the Battle of Antietam. Neither is the case, however, and both will converge Wednesday for the start of that season’s months-long series of...
   Claire Reed will celebrate the Feminist Press’s publication of her new memoir, “Toughing It Out: From Silver Slippers to Combat Boots,” with a reading and discussion at the Bluestockings Bookstore on the Lower East...

“Toughing It Out” Claire Reed Feminist Press, $18.95

“The Best American Poetry 2012” Edited by Mark Doty Scribner Poetry, $16
“The Unkechaug Indians of Eastern Long Island” John A. Strong University of Oklahoma Press, $29.95    The Unkechaug Indians live today on a small reservation along the northern bank of Poospatuck Creek in Brookhaven Township...

“A Wedding in Great Neck” Yona Zeldis McDonough New American Library, $15    Is it possible to change the deeply set attitudes of a family all in one day? Can grudges and ancient jealousies be forgotten in a stormy sea of...