David Margolick on “Dreadful”
Here’s a title to prick up your ears: “Dreadful: The Short Life and Gay Times of John Horne Burns.” Burns, a conflicted man of no small measure...
“Murder on Long Island”
Geoffrey K. Fleming
and Amy K. Folk
History Press, $19.99
Claire Reed Toughs It Out
Claire Reed left behind a privileged life of country clubs and golf outings to wade hip deep into the feminist fights, civil rights struggles, and disarmament movement of the...
One of the lasting impressions I have of Eric Fischl was a night at the Parrish Art Museum, where he was in discussion with an adjunct...
Mac Griswold on “The Manor”
Kids’ Reviewers Impaneled
Reviewing children’s books: all delicacy and tact, or a merciless weeding out? At the Amagansett Library on Saturday, a panel of reviewers will discuss what makes a...
William Morrow, $25.99
There are no perfect lives. Even people who seem to have it all, whose births appear to have set them on a course that...
“Lily Steps Out”
Rita Plush is a first-time novelist making a bold go of it. In “Lily Steps Out,” Ms. Plush has chosen a story clearly...
Children’s Books Powwow
Children’s books: So many think they can write them; so few actually do so with skill. Now, for Children’s Book Week, the Amagansett Library has rounded up some...