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Anarchist’s Delight

In his new novel, “Assassin of Shadows,” Lawrence Goldstone offers an alternative theory to the events of the McKinley assassination.

Jun 6, 2019
The Slum of Sports

Jeffrey Sussman has dug up an all-star roster of low-life scum for our reading pleasure, but at least they had some style.

May 30, 2019
South Fork Poetry: ‘Memorial Day’

From “Hamptons,” a new poetry collection by Lucas Hunt, who will read from it at the Amagansett Library on Sunday at 2 p.m.

May 23, 2019
Hold the Chianti

Thomas Harris, the undisputed king of memorable grotesquerie, returns with a murderous albino pornographer, sex trafficker, torturer, and organ harvester in his long-awaited new thriller.

May 23, 2019
To the Ballpark, Says Goldberger

“What better way to kick off the season than baseball and architecture?” asks Paul Goldberger, the architecture critic, who will do just that when he talks about his new book on Sunday at 5 p.m. at BookHampton.

May 23, 2019
Dream Weaver

An appraisal of Winsor McCay, an early master of animation and the most skilled and innovative newspaper cartoonist in the medium’s history, by the country’s pre-eminent scholar of animation.

May 16, 2019
South Fork Poetry: ‘Crosstrees’

A new poem by Bernard Goldhirsch of Springs

May 9, 2019
The Shootist

The legendary Wild Bill Hickok, the fastest gunslinger in the West, also dressed well, bathed regularly, and wrote letters home to his mom.

May 9, 2019
How Holbrooke ‘Represented’ Us

Of all the foes Richard Holbrooke faced across diplomatic negotiating tables and within the upper echelons of American government, his worst enemy was frequently himself.

May 2, 2019
Gregg Richards photo Long Island Books: New York’s Frockmeister

As couturier to high-profile women, Isaac Mizrahi dressed the likes of Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey, Liza Minnelli, Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor, Aretha Franklin, Hillary Clinton, Diane Sawyer, Sharon Stone, Sandra Bernhardt, and Diane Keaton.

Apr 25, 2019
No News Can Be Good News

 “No news is good news” is not a credo generally favored by journalists and the publishers of books they produce. But there is remarkable resonance in “A Private War: Marie Colvin and Other Tales of Heroes, Scoundrels, and Renegades” because Marie Brenner’s collection of previously published magazine stories touches on so many subjects still demanding our attention.

Nov 8, 2018