Books

By William Roberson
Thomas Rayfiel Luke Stettner
“We all get dressed for Bill” — Anna Wintour
Bill Cunningham Scott Schuman, The Sartorialist
Early in his hat-making career, Bill Cunningham and a friend attended a Beaux-Arts ball at the Waldorf in these costumes he fashioned. He released the two caged chickens, bringing havoc to the festivities. The Bill Cunningham Foundation
A youthful Bill Cunningham, milliner Anthony Mack

A photographer's 50-year career with The Village Voice
Fred W. McDarrah captured Andy Warhol at a Stable Gallery opening on April 21, 1964. Below: This 1965 image of Bob Dylan sitting on a bench outside The Village Voice’s offices was used on his “Complete Album Collection Vol. One” in 2013. Fred W. McDarrah/Steven Kasher Gallery
This Fred W. McDarrah photo of Eighth Street, looking east from Sixth Avenue, was taken on Jan. 1, 1950. Fred W. McDarah/Steven Kasher Gallery

Stony Brook Southampton's Wednesday series of receptions and readings
Paul Harding and Amy Hempel Ekko von Schwichow and Richard Kern Photos

A novel of the Great Hurricane of 1938
Genie Chipps Henderson Lily Henderson
A tree uprooted on East Hampton Main Street in the 1938 Hurricane crushed Carmen Messmore’s showroom-new coupe.
The modest houses of Montauk’s fishing families were carried by the surging waters of the 1938 Hurricane from their foundations along Fort Pond Bay and deposited around Tuthill’s Pond.
Livelihoods and lives were lost along the Long Island and southern New England coasts, as the storm arrived without warning, tossing boats ashore and causing millions of dollars in damage. Napeague remained flooded, below, well after the hurricane had raced inland. People said that Montauk became an island. East Hampton Star Archive

The Lord Lucan mystery continues to pique lurid fascination and excite conspiracy theorists.
Flynn Berry Nina Subin

Guild Hall has put together a reading and talk called “The Art of the Personal” on Sept. 16 at 3 p.m.
Jill Bialosky and Philip Schultz Catherine Sebastian and Monica Banks Photos
Grace Schulman

Susan Verde calls for compassion, Jake Rose invites color

By Kathy Engel
By Ellen T. White
Jeanne McCulloch Nina Subin