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The return of the venerable Poetry Marathon

By Richard Barons
Marilyn E. Weigold Donna Davis/Ms. Davis Photography
An 1858 map of the Peconic Bay region, John Douglass, publisher.Suffolk County Historical Society
A Montauk Steamboat Company vessel docked at Long Wharf in Sag Harbor in an undated image.Suffolk County Historical Society
Actors such as Harris Yulin and Jill Eikenberry and authors like the poet Billy Collins will be recorded reading pieces from the new Southampton Review

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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.”