Books

By Hazel Kahan
Janet Lee Berg
Rembrandt’s “Portrait of Dirck Jansz. Presser,” circa 1634, was traded to the Nazis for safe passage out of Europe.
By Laura Wells
Sheila Kohler Beowulf Sheehan
By Carole Stone
Bill Henderson
Alec Baldwin looks inward in his new memoir
Left, Alec Baldwin as Jack Ryan in the 1990 film "The Hunt for Red October"
Alec Baldwin with his sister Beth and their Easter baskets around 1961.Photos Courtesy of Alec Baldwin

By Richard Horwich
Reed Farrel Coleman Adam Martin
Local Book Notes

By James I. Lader
Bill Schutt Jerry Ruotolo
By Hilma Wolitzer
E.L. Doctorow Gasper Tringale
By Sally Susman
Jean Kennedy Smith Todd Plitt/Contour by Getty Images
Jack, Jean, Rose, Joe, Pat, Bobby, and Eunice Kennedy, with Teddy in front, on Cape Cod in 1948. The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston
Patrick Lynch's remarkably comprehensive “A Field Guide to Long Island Sound”
A belted kingfisher Patrick Lynch Illustration