Books

   The Feminist Press, which is based at the City University of New York, is staging two cocktail parties on the South Fork this summer to introduce some of its recently published writers and to raise money.

“Vanished in the Dunes” Allan Retzky Oceanview Publishing, $25.95

August, I walk this shore in search of wholeness among snapped razor clams and footless quahogs. How easily my palm cradles a moon shell coughed up on shore. I stroke the fragments as, last night, I stroked your arm smelling of salt,...
“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, “All My Georgias.”...
“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 It’s a mini industry, from posthumous collections of his unpublished short fiction (“Look at the Birdie,” “While Mortals Sleep”) to the...

“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 Nazi tanks across the...