Books

A winning debut novel from Sarah Jessica Parker’s new imprint
Claire Adam Tricia Keracher-Summerfield

A reading by the author of ‘Strange What Rises’ for Writers Speak on Wednesday
Gary J. Whitehead Sarah Ratner

Two of the more unlikable characters in recent fiction — which is a compliment
Elizabeth Keenan and Greg Wands Augusten Burroughs

By James I. Lader
Julian E. Zelizer Meg Jacobs
Kevin M. KruseEtta Recke
For the Writers Speak series Wednesday at the college
Susan Scarf Merrell, left, a professor in the college’s M.F.A. program in creative writing and literature, with Emily Smith Gilbert, the new editor in chief of The Southampton Review. Stony Brook Southampton Photo

By Richard Horwich
Frederic Tuten Emma Marie Jenkinson
By Michael Z. Jody
Chris Knopf David DiMicco
Local Book News

By Hilma Wolitzer
Bill Henderson Joshua Simpson
Five author events at five locations courtesy of the Baker House 1650
East Hampton’s venerable Baker House 1650 has planned a weekend escape for readers with book signings and cocktail receptions from here to Southampton. Luxi Liu