Books

  “Eminent Outlaws” Christopher Bram Twelve, $27.99

   “Space Chronicles” Neil deGrasse Tyson W.W. Norton, $26.95

   Amazon, beloved for its Kindle and its convenience. Amazon, loathed for its . . . Kindle and its convenience. With the online giant now moving into publishing in its own right and in a major way, imprints and all, the time is right to...
“Rome” Robert Hughes Knopf, $35

   “Balzac’s Omelette” Anka Muhlstein Other Press, $19.95

“American Gibraltar” Henry Osmers Outskirts Press, $21.95

 “An Available Man” Hilma Wolitzer Ballantine, $25  
 “The View From Lazy Point” Carl Safina Picador, $18

   Carl Safina will read from “The View From Lazy Point” on Wednesday at 7 p.m. for the Writers Speak series, sponsored by the M.F.A. program in writing and literature at Stony Brook Southampton. The free event will take...