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Nick McDonell Finding the Faces of War

If war is hell, should not reading war reporting be a bit hellish too? Nick McDonell weighs in from the bloody field.

Jan 3, 2019
Wednesday Martin I’ll Have What She’s Having

“Untrue” attempts to shatter the central fallacy that women find monogamy easier than men. In fact, the opposite is true, Wednesday Martin argues.

Jan 10, 2019
Paul Harding, left, the latest hire in Stony Brook Southampton’s M.F.A. program in creative writing and literature, with Robert Reeves, the campus’s associate provost Paul Harding: A Brain on Prose

Speaking with Paul Harding, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 2010 for his debut novel, “Tinkers,” is like reading one of his books. He presents a lot of detail and many opinions about time, art, and the slippery nature of success.

Jan 17, 2019
Book Markers 11.29.18

David Margolick visits the American Hotel for the John Jermain Memorial Library’s author’s lunch, while a poetry reading pipes up at the old Rogers Memorial Library on Job’s Lane in Southampton.

Nov 28, 2018
Hey Kids! Prepare to Be Amazed . . .

The magician and author Allan Zola Kronzek will is out with a new guide to tricks, tabletop entertainments, and oldster-youngster bonding.

Dec 6, 2018
John Feinstein Face of the Franchise

Andrew Luck, Joe Flacco, Alex Smith, Ryan Fitzpatrick, and Doug Williams are apt choices to spotlight because of the different footholds they occupy on the N.F.L. quarterback spectrum.

Nov 15, 2018
Gregg Richards photo Long Island Books: New York’s Frockmeister

As couturier to high-profile women, Isaac Mizrahi dressed the likes of Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey, Liza Minnelli, Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor, Aretha Franklin, Hillary Clinton, Diane Sawyer, Sharon Stone, Sandra Bernhardt, and Diane Keaton.

Apr 25, 2019
No News Can Be Good News

 “No news is good news” is not a credo generally favored by journalists and the publishers of books they produce. But there is remarkable resonance in “A Private War: Marie Colvin and Other Tales of Heroes, Scoundrels, and Renegades” because Marie Brenner’s collection of previously published magazine stories touches on so many subjects still demanding our attention.

Nov 8, 2018