Books

The Writers Speak series of readings returns to the Stony Brook Southampton campus Wednesday with Vijay Seshadri, who won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in poetry for his collection “3 Sections.” Mr. Seshadri’s poems have appeared in...

“The Mother Court” James D. Zirin American Bar Association, $29.95 What do bishops, celebrities, politicians, generals, professional athletes, Holocaust victims, drug addicts, and just plain folks have in common? All of them have...
So you go about your life but there’s a thread unraveling Each year the reading of the devastating list each name hanging in the New York air, the lips of their children, their parents, their wives, dropping them into place One...
In her latest collection of poems, “Hurt, the Shadow,” Carole Stone gives voice to a historical figure almost never heard from, Josephine Hopper, the wife of the painter Edward Hopper. Ms. Hopper studied at the New York School of Art and...

“Kill My Mother” Jules Feiffer Liveright Publishing, $27.95
“Where Nobody Knows Your Name” John Feinstein Doubleday, $26.95

“Shirley: A Novel” Susan Scarf Merrell Blue Rider Press, $25.95

We are silverfish under moonlight, the glow of fireflies at dusk, the warm embers of a woodstove. We are calloused hands and hand-me-downs, old dungarees and time-tested recipes. We carry trays, dig holes, water plants, massage bodies,...

“Sally Ride” Lynn Sherr Simon & Schuster, $28