Books

“A Momentary Glory: Last Poems” Harvey Shapiro Wesleyan University Press, $24.95 Many years ago, Allen Planz said at one of his poetry readings at Canio’s Books that short poems were the most difficult to write. Too many poets...
Here’s a cat story that won’t make you groan. First of all, Rupert, in Jules Feiffer’s latest book for children, “Rupert Can Dance” (Michael di Capua, $17.95), isn’t what you’d call cute, more like an orange...

“Echoes of Heartsounds” Martha Weinman Lear Open Road, $9.99

“Only You” Eileen Obser Oak Tree Press, $14.95 Eileen Obser, freelance writer, editor, and teacher, has written a book about sex. Now that I’ve gotten your attention, “Only You” is a memoir about her experience...
All in the family, sort of, the Springs and Pushcart Press families: Linda Coleman, whose memoir, “Radical Descent,” is newly published by Pushcart, and Bill Henderson, the press’s founder, both of whom live in the hamlet, will...

“Only You” Eileen Obser Oak Tree Press, $14.95 Eileen Obser, freelance writer, editor, and teacher, has written a book about sex. Now that I’ve gotten your attention, “Only You” is a memoir about her experience...
New Prize for Comic Fiction Writers, you have until the end of the month to get your submissions in for the new Robert Reeves $1,000 Prize in Comic Fiction, courtesy of Stony Brook Southampton and judged by the college’s Daniel Menaker, a...

“Radical Descent” Linda Coleman Pushcart, $18

“A Certain Summer” Patricia Beard Gallery Books, $16 When a few days of Indian summer appear on the East End this autumn, pick up Patricia Beard’s debut novel, “A Certain Summer,” pack a picnic, and enjoy an...