Books

“Tomorrow There Will Be Apricots” Jessica Soffer Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $24    Very little in this book is what I expected it to be.
A Wainwright Homecoming     Laura Wainwright of the East Hampton Wainwrights will pay a visit to the East Hampton Library on Saturday, “Home Bird,” her book from a year ago, in hand. Subtitled “Four Seasons on...

“Long Island Oddities” John Leita and Laura Leita History Press, $17.99
   Cornelia Foss has a new self-published book, “Cornelia Foss: Ten Years of Paintings and Drawings, 2003-2013,” that has more illustrations and heft than many volumes coming out of traditional presses. The art book industry...

“Without a Claim” Grace Schulman Mariner Books, $14.95
“Loopers” John Dunn Crown, $25     Sometimes it takes an outsider to really appreciate a place. Remember Maycroft? That immense hulk of a mansion that for years loomed over North Haven in glorious Miss Havisham...

“The Illusion of Separateness” Simon Van Booy Harper, $23.99    As the title of Simon Van Booy’s gentle and lovely new novel, “The Illusion of Separateness,” might suggest, people are connected and...

“The Letters of William Gaddis” Edited by Steven Moore  Dalkey Archive, $34.50    Among postwar American novelists, no one was more elusive, and thus engendered more curiosity, than William Gaddis (save Thomas Pynchon...
Confessions at Canio’s     Canio’s: the independent gift of a bookstore that keeps on giving. On Saturday, for instance, Joan Cusack Handler, an author of several volumes of poems, will drop by the Sag Harbor shop for a...