From Ted Rall, a political cartoonist, graphic novelist, and author known for his intensely critical view of the American government
Ted Rall, a political cartoonist, will speak about his work and his new graphic biography, "Trump," at the Amagansett Library on Aug. 4.
Ted RallTed Rall photo

Calling together 100-plus writers for a mass book signing and sale, gab fest, and meet-and-greet
At the East Hampton Library's Authors Night last year, Christopher Bollen sat with his second novel, "Orient," while the designer Jonathan Adler enthused about it. Durell Godfrey

Published March 27, 2008
George Dasch, a Nazi saboteur, turned himself in to the F.B.I. after landing on an Amagansett beach during World War II. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Local Book Notes: Crossword Talk and a Bustling BookHampton

By the author of the 1981 biography “Shout!” and the 2008 companion, “John Lennon: The Life.”
Philip Norman Nina Burke
Above, as teenagers, George Harrison, John Lennon, and Paul McCartney were already driven to succeed, honing their act in performances wherever anyone would have them. Below, as they grew apart, the Beatles returned to their roots with a project that became the "Let It Be" album and film, both documenting their final public performance, on the roof of their London headquarters, in January 1969. AKG Images

By Stephen Rosen
Janna Levin Sonja Georgevich
Lisa Randall Christopher Kim
A competitive reading, poetry slam-style

By Bob Zellner
Lewis M. Steel Ellen Weissberg Gould
The Hampton Library’s Fridays at Five series in Bridgehampton begins July 8

Leading off the Amagansett Library’s free summer reading series, Authors After Hours