Books

The Amagansett Library has a packed literary summer planned with an Authors After Hours series that begins Saturday night with Gerard Doyle, an actor and narrator, and continues to mid-August.  Mr. Doyle, who is the performing arts teacher at...
Ariel Levy's arresting memoir shows her eye for detail, her innate curiosity, and a great essayist's knack for not letting style get in the way of the story.

Leonard Barkan is a Renaissance man and a Jew who has spent much of the last couple of years in Berlin. Who better to write a book with a title like “Berlin for Jews”?
As summer 2017 is off and running, so are the many authors traveling to the South Fork. Whether they come for work, play, or a little of both, BookHampton will continue to host them at its Main Street, East Hampton, shop.
George Saunders in Sag, Authors Night tickets on sale, and Rosenblatt's master class
A moon-faced orb as regent for the evening, a goodbye to a beloved pair of worn-out sneakers, and a beached baby whale's salvation in new children's books.

Lawrence Goldstone rescues John Holland, “the father of the modern submarine,” from relative obscurity and places him alongside more well-known American inventors.
From the start, Jann Wenner was daring, lucky, and good.
The Barnes Landing Association will hold its 16th annual Anna Mirabai Lytton writers and artists showcase on June 3 from 2 to 3:30 at the Barnes Landing meetinghouse at the intersection of Barnes Hole and Water’s Edge Roads in Springs.

One of Barney Rosset’s first acquisitions for Grove Press was with an unknown writer named Samuel Beckett, an Irishman who lived in France, wrote in French, and was rejected by French publishers.

In “A Legacy of Valor: A History of Lifesaving and Shipwrecks at Montauk,” Henry Osmers writes of how, given the remoteness of the area and its lack of population, it was difficult to help ships that fell victim to storm, fog, or other maritime peril.
Writing at the Parrish. A Frost Farm Prize for Caitlin Doyle.

Ryan White captures the carefree nature of 1970s Key West, where Jimmy Buffett launched his career, through rhapsodic passages and interviews detailing bottle-born mischief.