Books

As was the style in those days, the man left the sweat and blood of giving birth to his wife in the doctor’s care and sat in the waiting room reading “Life on the Mississippi.
“Exploring the Other Island,” John Turner’s recent book on Long Island’s unique and fascinating natural history, is the latest in a long series of modern-day publications on this subject dating back to“Exploring the Other Island,” John Turner’s recent book on Long Island’s unique and fascinating natural history, is the latest in a long series of...

Schultz of East Hampton, the author of “Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life Without Losing Its Soul” and chief...

The novelist Meg Wolitzer, who is known for the wry and witty voice of her books (among them “The Ten-Year Nap,” “The Position,” and “The Wife”), has come out with a...

“How to Build Your Own Country,” a nonfiction children’s book by Karen Fredericks, an illustrator who lives in Northwest, East Hampton, and Valerie Wyatt, has won a 2010 Silver Birch Award from the...
In “The Quest for Power: Religion and Politics,” Samuel Slipp sets out to show that it is not religion that is the cause of the world’s ...
On Saturday and Sunday, Book­Hampton is celebrating spring with Mayhem, a weekend festival of mysteries and mystery writers, ranging from...

In “A Plea for Earthly Sciences,” his 2007 talk to the British Sociological Association, the French theorist Bruno Latour asked...