Books

    The words “authors after hours” might call to mind certain tendencies in the letting down of the hair — drunkenness, vicious verbal fisticuffs, sexual deviance. Or they can refer to a series of readings at the...

Poems in the Salty Air     Long-lived and as widely published as he is prolific, the poet Simon Perchik will read from his work on Sunday at 5 p.m. in Amagansett. The occasion is the free Poetry Marathon, organized as ever by...

    Before you sail into Chris Knopf’s “Black Swan,” it helps to know that this is his fifth book imagining the misadventures of the multitalented Sam Acquillo. Acquillo, his nautical dog, Eddie, and rock-steady...