Books

“The Southampton Cottages of Gin Lane” Sally Spanburgh History Press, $21.99
Poetry Pops Up     Poets, prick up your ears: A new venue to air your verse has made itself available, open mike and all. On Tuesday starting at 5:30 p.m., Phao restaurant on Main Street in Sag Harbor will inaugurate Poets’...

“A Mind of Winter” Shira Nayman Akashic Books, $15.95
   It’s almost that time again: sun hats and sunglasses, white linen donned by the yard, the inevitable chardonnay in clear plastic tumblers, and tumbling-down bons mots beneath the spreading limbs of an old Norway maple. In other...

   James Joyce enthusiasts will commemorate the author’s life and his novel “Ulysses” on Saturday at a Bloomsday celebration at Canio’s Books in Sag Harbor. A “Joyce-inspired performance”  with...

  “Mission to Paris” Alan Furst Random House, $27

“A New Yorker at Sea” Nick Catalano Aegean Press, $11

“Schmidt Steps Back” Louis Begley Alfred A. Knopf, $25.95
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...