Books

“The Southampton Cottages of Gin Lane” Sally Spanburgh History Press, $21.99

“A Mind of Winter” Shira Nayman Akashic Books, $15.95
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’...

   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...
   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...

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

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

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

  “An Uncommon Journey” Deborah Strobin and Ilie Wacs Barricade Books, $24.95
   Should you pick up the new Southampton Review expecting familiar contributors, you’d be right and wrong. First of all, who’s going to complain about opening a journal to more poems, four of them, by Billy Collins? That...
College Writing Awards     College students. Might there be any reading this page? Well, you family relation out there, here’s something of interest to pass on: Suffolk Community College is sponsoring creative writing awards...