Books

“All My Georgias”
    Living history will walk through the East Hampton Library’s heavy wooden door on Saturday when Redjeb Jordania of Springs arrives to read from his new memoir,...

“Buried on Avenue B”
Peter de Jonge
Harper, $25.99

“Masscult and Midcult”
Dwight Macdonald
New York Review Books, $16.95

   Has a writer ever been more productive in death than Kurt Vonnegut? It’s a mini industry, from posthumous collections of his unpublished short fiction (“Look at the Birdie,” “While Mortals Sleep”) to...


“Ponies & Rainbows”
Sean Egan
BearManor Media, $32.95

Furst Reads in Sag
    Ah, September in Paris — the bridges over the glittering Seine, the cafes, and, in Alan Furst’s latest novel of espionage, intrigue, and lust, the impending advance of...

 
“The Man Who Changed the Way We Eat”
Thomas McNamee
Free Press, $27

   So how’s the East End market for literary readings? Strong? Steady? Saturated? Is the top-flight quality outpacing demand, or driven by it, and not just by the bursting supply of name authors here?

    At a recent morning assembly at an elementary school not far west of the Shinnecock Canal, the guest reader, Jay Schneiderman, was introduced as a renaissance man, if not exactly in the following words: former East Hampton...