Books

“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...

“Book Love” by the editors Bill Henderson and James Charlton looks like a sweet gift book, from its title to the baby blue of its cover, from that cover’s image of two pages curving together to form a

Imagine this delicious stew of a tale: The backdrop? France, Germany, Norway, Indonesia, Ceylon, China — to name-drop just a few of the countries featured in

Asked to describe the impossible, one might suggest that an expert fairly describe the historic, legal, and practical processes that define his or her field in just over 100 pages. Harder still if the result must be readable to the uninitiated while offering a point of view and advice to ...
“Do Fish Sleep?” by Judith S. Weis of Rutgers University is a new book about, what else, fish. It follows closely on the heels of a book she co-wrote with a colleague, “Salt Marshes: A Natural and Unnatural History.”