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Resurgent Desire

The highly regarded novelist Hilma Wolitzer is out with a short-story collection that frankly and winningly addresses themes of sexuality and domesticity.

Aug 26, 2021
South Fork Poetry: ‘Muted Brass’

A new poem by a Springs man of letters addresses recent politics.

Aug 26, 2021
What White House Friends Are For

Surprisingly little ink has been spent on the personal friends presidents may rely on for savvy, unselfish counsel that can impact policy, the nation, and the world. Gary Ginsberg rectifies that with “First Friends.”

Aug 19, 2021
Lupica Among Those on Site at Authors Night

The East Hampton Library's Authors Night returns this weekend, celebrating more than 30 authors with in-person and online talks.

Aug 12, 2021
What Makes a Family

Simon Van Booy has drawn from the stories of one rural Kentucky family for his new book, and he repays them with an affecting, generous novel.

Aug 12, 2021
Tutoring the Elite

Blythe Grossberg chronicles her life as a tutor to the offspring of the ultra-rich who summer here, but the Harvard grad with a doctorate in psychology is no ordinary tutor. You’re left wondering why she put up with the parents.

Aug 5, 2021
Eye for the Zeitgeist

In Laurie Gelman’s latest, Jen Dixon, spin-class leader and matchmaker, parent and power emailer, is back to face down her domestic and school fund-raising challenges with a sly wit.

Jul 29, 2021
Far From the Farm

Fathers and sons will relate to this harrowing literary memoir, but so will woodworkers, boatbuilders, and anyone who fled the rural heartland for an East Coast education. This is a writer to root for.

Jul 22, 2021
South Fork Poetry: ‘Santos’

A new poem by Philip Schultz, a Pulitzer Prize-winning East Hampton poet.

Jul 22, 2021
All Flux and Chaos

These are unfinished, previously unpublished works of a prolific poet who was known for being “obscure,” but what they offer, thanks to Emily Skillings, the volume’s editor, is a far deeper understanding of John Ashbery’s process and what mattered to him as a writer.

Jul 15, 2021
Camp David ’71: Watershed Run Dry?  

Jeffrey Garten, an economist who served in four presidential administrations, argues that a single weekend at Camp David in August of 1971 was “a watershed in modern American history” and an indication of “changing American power and influence.”

Jul 8, 2021
South Fork Poetry: ‘All-Star Break’

Take them out to the ballgame . . .

Jul 8, 2021