Remarkably free of score-settling and gossip, “Independent Ed” ought to be required reading in film schools
Edward Burns and Steven Spielberg on the set of “Public Morals” Edward Burns Photo

“How to succeed in business (and politics and everything else) without really lying.”
Christopher Cerf and Henry Beard

By James McMullan
Martha Fay Robin Burgbacher
From Jules Feiffer’s 2014 graphic novel, “Kill My Mother”
A Jules Feiffer strip of social commentary from 1967
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John Canemaker
Concept sketches, above left, for a sequence in “Pinocchio” by Gustaf Tenggren. Another such sketch was among the treasures found in Ethel Schultheis’s house. Herman Schultheis, bottom right, displaying some results of his photographic miniaturization techniques. Top right, a section from the "lost" notebook shows a sketch an unknown artist made from one of Schultheis's research photos for “Bambi.”

A pleasant outing for golfers, mere fans of the sport, and the history-minded
Phil Carlucci
Frances Griscom in front of the Shinnecock Hills clubhouse during the 1900 U.S. Women’s Amateur tournament, which she won. Southampton Historical Museum
Young caddies prepared for a loop at the Manhanset Golf Club (now the Gardiner's Bay Country Club) on Shelter Island in 1920. Shelter Island Historical Society

By Laura Wells
Wendy Fairey Mary Edith Mardis
By Maggie Scarf
Louis Begley
Robin Strong’s “Montauk,” part of the Images of America series from Arcadia Publishing, serves as a fascinating witness to what has come before.
Carl Fisher, the king of Montauk development, in 1925. He bought more than 9,000 acres of the place, but not all of his dreams came to fruition. Southern Florida Historical Association Collection

Two new children's books by East End authors