Books

By Alexandra Shelley
A.M. Homes Marion Ettlinger
Tucker Burns Roth’s new entry in Arcadia’s Images of America series
Tucker Burns Roth
A World War I tank under repair at the E.W. Bliss Torpedo Company’s machine shop on Long Wharf around 1919. Ency Carruthers Beyer, front and center, was later a Sag Harbor Village clerk and the owner of a flower shop. Courtesy of Jack Youngs
Pierson High School’s 1917 basketball team: top row from left, Joe Porter, Alfred Bates, Freddy Ritz, and, front row, Herbert Hildreth, Kenneth Sherman, and Olin Edwards. John Jermain Memorial Library

By Hilma Wolitzer
Caitlin Macy Deborah Copaken
A thorough portrait of the artist
Robert Hilburn Christopher Morris
Paul Simon and Ladysmith Black Mambazo performed music from Mr. Simon’s landmark “Graceland” album on “Saturday Night Live” in 1986. Getty Images
Already tasting musical success, a teenage Paul Simon channeled Elvis while at a summer camp in 1957. Paul Simon Personal Collection

By Christopher John Campion
Keith Hernandez in the broadcasting booth at Citi Field. Mark Levine
Hector Cruz lightened the mood after Keith Hernandez was sent back to the minor league Tulsa Oilers in June of 1975. Collection of Keith Hernandez
The future Cardinal and Met at Oiler Park in Tulsa, Okla., in 1974. Collection of Keith Hernandez
By Richard Horwich
Barney Rosset Associated Press/Rosset Archives
The cover of the July 1968 Evergreen Review featured Vilgot Sjöman’s “I Am Curious (Yellow),” a film that rebelled against sexual repression. Right, an advertisement for the Grove Press film division that ran in the review’s July 1970 issue.
By Ellen T. White
Mary Cummings
William Travers Jerome in 1905. Right, a circa 1900 photo of Evelyn Nesbit. Library of Congress
A yearly fund-raiser for Sag Harbor’s John Jermain Memorial Library
Amy Hempel leads off the One for the Books fund-raiser in Sag Harbor on May 4. Richard Kern

Human civilization has been brought low by the events of the Confluence
Chris Babu Greg Berg

By Carol Muske-Dukes
The cover of "Blue Rose," Carol Muske-Dukes's ninth book of poems, features a painting by April Gornik of North Haven.