Books

Drumm TV     The Star’s Russell Drumm can be seen reading from his forthcoming novel, “A Rogue’s Yarn,” on LTV this week — specifically, tomorrow at 1 p.m., Saturday at 4:30 p.m., Sunday night at 10:30...
College Writing Awards     College students. Might there be any reading this page? Well, you family relation out there, here’s something of interest to pass on: Suffolk Community College is sponsoring creative writing awards...

  “An Uncommon Journey” Deborah Strobin and Ilie Wacs Barricade Books, $24.95
   Should you pick up the new Southampton Review expecting familiar contributors, you’d be right and wrong. First of all, who’s going to complain about opening a journal to more poems, four of them, by Billy Collins? That...

   “The Man Who Wanted to Buy a Heart” Leonard S. Bernstein University of New Orleans Press, $18.95
Orion Award for Safina     “The View From Lazy Point: A Natural Year in an Unnatural World” by Carl Safina won the 2012 Orion Book Award last week. The award recognizes “the book’s success in addressing the...

  “Long Island Noir” Edited by Kaylie Jones Akashic Books, $15.95

“A Complicated Marriage” Janice Van Horne Counterpoint, $26
“Long Island Noir”     Forget the sunshine and beaches. You don’t have to sit in traffic or schlep through a dispiriting strip mall to know of Long Island’s dark side. And now its depths are plumbed in a...