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Gary J. Whitehead Poetry by Gary Whitehead at the College

Fresh from publication in The New Yorker, Gary J. Whitehead reads at Stony Brook Southampton for Writers Speak.

Mar 21, 2019
Claire Adam Robbing Peter to Pay Paul

With “Golden Child,” Claire Adam’s gripping novel set in Trinidad, Sarah Jessica Parker’s imprint has its second success in introducing a new voice.

Mar 21, 2019
East Hampton’s venerable Baker House 1650 has planned a weekend escape for readers with book signings and cocktail receptions from here to Southampton. A Bookish Bedside Weekend

Books and signings and drinks, oh my! (And don't forget the choice meal.) The Baker House 1650 hits back against the winter doldrums.

Feb 14, 2019
Book Markers:02.21.19

Bob Zellner’s civil rights memoir reissued in paperback, plus an African-American Read-In in Sag Harbor.

Feb 21, 2019
A.J. Jacobs Not-So-Bitter Brew

A.J. Jacobs wanted a mental makeover to alleviate his perpetual annoyance. He chose to thank every person he could think of even remotely connected to producing his morning cup of joe.

Jan 17, 2019
Loretta Orion Oh Goody, Witchy Woman of 1657

The good folks of East Hampton still held their share of medieval beliefs in the second half of the 17th century.

Jan 31, 2019
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