Oak Tree Press, $14.95
Eileen Obser, freelance writer, editor, and teacher, has written a book about sex.
Now that I’ve gotten your attention, “Only You” is a memoir about her experience...
New Prize for Comic Fiction
Writers, you have until the end of the month to get your submissions in for the new Robert Reeves $1,000 Prize in Comic Fiction, courtesy of Stony Brook Southampton and judged by the college’s Daniel Menaker, a...
“A Certain Summer”
Gallery Books, $16
When a few days of Indian summer appear on the East End this autumn, pick up Patricia Beard’s debut novel, “A Certain Summer,” pack a picnic, and enjoy an...
Secrets of Disney Animation
John Canemaker, who won a 2005 Oscar for his animated short “The Moon and the Son,” an imagined conversation with his father, will venture into “the Secrets of Walt Disney’s Movie Magic,”...
Reckless. What a name for a Mongol racehorse turned honorary U.S. Marine with two Purples Hearts, a Bronze Star, and an insatiable appetite for poker chips and beer. No way to treat a filly, you say . . . but then again, Reckless became a legend...
The Writers Speak series of readings returns to the Stony Brook Southampton campus Wednesday with Vijay Seshadri, who won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in poetry for his collection “3 Sections.” Mr. Seshadri’s poems have appeared in...
“The Mother Court”
James D. Zirin
American Bar Association, $29.95
What do bishops, celebrities, politicians, generals, professional athletes, Holocaust victims, drug addicts, and just plain folks have in common? All of them have...
So you go about your life
but there’s a thread unraveling
the reading of the devastating list
each name hanging in the New York air,
the lips of their children,
dropping them into place