“Running on Empty”
John A. Strong
Excelsior Editions, $29.95

Fortune in His Eyes

“My New Orleans,
Gone Away”

Peter M. Wolf
Delphinium, $24.95

   “Don’t you just love these long rainy afternoons in New Orleans when an hour isn’t just...

    This weekend Peter M. Wolf will be making the rounds thrice over with his new memoir, “My New Orleans, Gone Away.” First, tomorrow at 5 p.m., he’ll read from the book and field questions about it for this...

    Not only is The Southampton Review’s new and loaded summer edition out and about to be celebrated with a couple of readings, the fledgling TSR Editions is unveiling its first effort, a book of photos by the playwright Joe...

“The DiMaggios”
Tom Clavin
Ecco, $25.99

    When I told my wife I was reviewing a book titled “The DiMaggios,” she asked me, “There was more than one?...

“The Art of Steampunk”
    “What is Steampunk? In three short words, Steampunk is Victorian science fiction.” So writes G.D. Falksen in his introduction to “The Art of Steampunk...

    Tom Clavin will discuss “The DiMaggios: Three Brothers, Their Passion for Baseball, Their Pursuit of the American Dream” on Saturday for the Amagansett Library’s Authors After Hours series.

“Cooper and the
Enchanted Metal

Adam Osterweil
Namelos Books, $18.95