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Jennifer Skiff Finds Compassion in Nature

Jennifer Skiff will sign copies of her book on Friday, September 7, at 7 p.m. at the South Fork Natural History Museum, located at 377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike in Bridgehampton.

Isaacson’s Da Vinci Comes to Fridays at Five

“Leonardo da Vinci,” Walter Isaacson’s latest tome, continues to exemplify his reputation for meticulous research and work that celebrates humanity and the intellect.

‘Fridays at Five’ Welcomes Ken Auletta

Ken Auletta is a heavyweight — a Literary Lion, according to the New York Pblic Library, and one of 20th Century’s top 100 business journalists.

Jules Feiffer: That’s a Wrap, For Now

On Saturday, July 28, Jules Feiffer will premiere “The Ghost Script,” the final installation of his graphic novel trilogy, at 5 p.m. at Canio’s Books, located at 290 Main Street in Sag Harbor.

‘Fridays at Five’ Welcomes Maureen Sherry

After 12 years on Wall Street, Maureen Sherry — a managing director at Bear Stearns — switched gears to earn her master’s degree from Columbia University and focus on her writing, while tutoring at inner city schools.

“The Last Jewish Gangster” Reveals All at Temple Adas Israel

The author of “The Last Jewish Gangster from Meyer to Myron” will give a talk on Thursday, July 12, at 7 p.m. at Temple Adas Israel, located at 30 Atlantic Avenue in Sag Harbor, tracing the mafia from its origins to present day. He will tell his own mob story from a Jewish standpoint, reliving firsthand experiences and familial connections to some of the most infamous Jewish mobsters.

‘Fridays at Five’ Welcomes Lauren Weisberger

Author Lauren Weisberger will be the next guest at Hampton Library’s “Fridays at Five” series on July 6.

A Lineup of Literary Heavyweights For ‘Fridays at Five’

The 34th season of Fridays at Five is upon us, and its authors are standing at the ready.

Local Author Turns Novelist with ‘Sparrow Beach’

“Sparrow Beach” follows the story of local builder Michael Dorian as he navigates a fast-growing East End overrun by Manhattan developers.

Recalling the Discovery of Liberty and Love in Paris

All her life, Catherine Hiller thought she knew her mother. And she did, to a certain extent.

Images of America Highlights Sag Harbor History

The challenge of putting together a local history book about a region that’s already received a lot of attention includes making sure it’s got something new to say or show, and presenting the account in such a way that what’s historical is also appreciated as historic.

The Hidden Value in Books at John Jermain Memorial Library

Kenneth Gloss, the frequent guest appraiser on PBS’s “Antiques Roadshow,” will discuss and show off some of his favorite finds, and explain what makes a book raise in value.

Scarf Merrell’s “Shirley” Finds a Hollywood Cast

For four years, Susan Scarf Merrell had a secret — the hardest secret she’s ever had to keep. Finally, the word is out.

Murder In Matera: Investigation in Italy Uncovers Truth

Separated by four generations, a language barrier and the Atlantic Ocean, the legend of Vita Gallitelli is set in 19th-century southern Italy, where poverty and violence forced her to flee to the United States — but only after she and her husband allegedly murdered someone.
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“One for the Books” is a Tradition for John Jermain Library

The John Jermain Memorial Library “One for the Books” gatherings may predate director Catherine Creedon by just one year, but by the time she arrived, they had already become tradition.

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