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Kathy Engel Reads New Poems

Kathy Engel will read from “Dear Inheritors,” her new poetry collection, on Sunday at 5 p.m. at the meetinghouse of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork in Bridgehampton. Five other poets will join in.

Jun 20, 2024
Dublin Cloak-and-Dagger

Flynn Berry’s taut new thriller follows two Belfast sisters and I.R.A. informants as they flee a troubled past to make new lives in Dublin.

Jun 19, 2024
To Be Gay and Conservative

Neil J. Young has given us a nuanced look at the roles gay people have played in conservative American politics from the 1920s to the Biden administration.

Jun 12, 2024
Tea and Poets Three at the Library

Poets with poetry collections in hand will convene in the East Hampton Library’s courtyard on Saturday for a reading.

Jun 5, 2024
Excavating the Past 

Paul Auster’s last novel follows a philosophy professor as he digs through his lost wife’s poems and her journal of Vietnam-era America.

Jun 5, 2024
The Women Behind T.R.

Who knew the most masculine of American presidents was in fact a product of the nurturing of the women in his life?

May 29, 2024
Possessed by Sea and Sky

Re-released after 25 years, Jon Schueler’s memoir, “The Sound of Sleat,” remains a gripping portrait of an artist in the throes of the creative impulse.

May 22, 2024
Missed Signals

“The Hearing Test,” Eliza Barry Callahan’s revelatory debut novel, finds our heroine chasing down the cause of a deafness as mysterious as it is sudden.

May 15, 2024
A Room With Mission and Mystique

Who better to lead a tour through the evolution of the white-knuckling, history-making Situation Room than George Stephanopoulos, White House veteran?

May 8, 2024
South Fork Poetry for May 2, 2024

Another selection from George Held’s bird book slash poetry book.

May 2, 2024
Notes on a Tragedy

Clare McHugh’s new novel explores the tangled webs of Russia’s star-crossed royals. And reader, family trees are included.

May 1, 2024
Into the Blurry Beyond

Her work for Military Intelligence took Marguerite Harrison, foreign correspondent and socialite, across the world undercover, fur coat and evening dresses in tow. Incredible? Read on.

Apr 24, 2024