“The Wherewithal,” a novel in verse
Philip Schultz in his study in East Hampton Mark Segal

To read Capote’s short fiction is to get a real sense of his range in the expression and working out of a central and essential theme: identity
Truman Capote in 1957 East Hampton Star Archive

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Gloria Primm Brown read Margaret Walker’s poem “For My People” during the African-American Read-In on Sunday at the John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor. Morgan McGivern

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Edward and Patricia Shillingburg
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Simon Perchik
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Jim Sterba Dominique Nabokov
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Chris Knopf has attempted a brave or foolish thing in his latest thriller
Chris Knopf Meagan Longcore

“What could make a good man do such a thing?”
James Whitfield Thomson, now with a successful first novel under his belt, and his wife, Elizabeth, of old East Hampton ties (maiden name Willis, relation of the Clarks), at the Montauk Downs golf course in warmer days.

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Allen Salkin Earl Wilson