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  • A moon-faced orb as regent for the evening, a goodbye to a beloved pair of worn-out sneakers, and a beached baby whale's salvation in new children's books.
  • A bumper sticker in the rear window of Santiago Campomar’s Toyota Tacoma pickup truck shows Bob Marley’s tousled, dreadlocked head and quotes from his “Redemption Song”: “Emancipate yourself from mental slavery. None but ourselves can free our minds.”
  • For a body of water 110 miles long and 21 miles across at its widest point, Long Island Sound somehow tends to be overlooked. Now, a new guide, beautifully illustrated.
  • Readings with a Halloween theme, and an editor talks about the publishing business.
  • New children’s books explore a West African girl's dreams of a time she won't have to tote water from a far-off well, lessons in gratitude at school, the adventures of a destructive dog, and a Christmas tree that avoids the ax to live another day.
  • A high tea north of the highway in Sagaponack will feature the poetry of the recently departed as read by other poets to benefit the Lustgarten Foundation.
  • Harry Hurt III will sign copies of his newly re-released "Lost Tycoon: The Many Lives of Donald J. Trump" on Saturday in Sag Harbor.
  • There may be a murder at the heart of Ray Merritt’s first novel, “Clamour of Crows,” but what’s really of interest is the author’s exploration of the culture of a Wall Street law firm.
  • They never should have done it. They never should have released the news that coffee wasn’t bad for you, was in fact good for you, so you might as well drink till your chromosomes start crackling.
  • You know an author has successfully taken you on a vast journey when toward the end of 400-plus pages, through meager meals of moldy salmon or stringy rabbit ingested by haggard explorers on foot in the Alaskan wilds, at last they are given a breakfast of fresh coffee and hardtack at a depleted trading post and you can almost taste it yourself.

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