Books

Caro’s a Finalist     Robert A. Caro, whose house in East Hampton has an accompanying uninsulated writing shed that’s known herculean bouts of key-pounding, has been named one of five finalists for a National Book...

So when this mysteriously titled art book, “Cappy,” written by Terry Wallace, an East Hampton gallerist, crossed my desk, I asked myself, who is Cappy? I was quickly reminded of an old adage regarding artists’ monographs —...

 “Data Error” Dan Giancola Street Press, $15
In the Shadow of a Hospital
“Gil Hodges” Tom Clavin and Danny Peary New American Library, $26.95
“Home Bird” Laura Wainwright Vineyard Stories, $19.95

“Ice Cap” Chris Knopf Minotaur Books, $25.99
   Poets House, a national archive in Manhattan of 50,000 volumes of poetry, will host a celebration next Thursday evening of the life of Siv Cedering, a Swedish-born poet who spent much of her adult life on the East End.
   Caroline Rob Zaleski will speak at the Amagansett Library on Saturday at 6 p.m. about her book “Long Island Modernism: 1930-1980.” Released by W.W. Norton on Monday, the book has been described as the “first...