BookHampton has a whole series of virtual events coming up now that summer is officially here.
Stacy Dermont, co-author of “The Hamptons Kitchen,” a new cookbook that was written with Hillary Davis, will be on hand at the Sag Harbor Farmers Market on Saturday, July 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to sign copies of the new book.
At 840 acres, Plum Island is the site of the CDC's animal research facility and has long been a source of fascination and speculation. But in her new book, “Scandal on Plum Island: A Commander Becomes the Accused,” Wainscott author Marian E. Lindberg tells a tale of a very different Plum Island from the early years of the 20th century,
To most people, June 16 is just another nondescript day on the calendar. But to fans of James Joyce, it’s Bloomsday.
The East Hampton Library will host its annual summer celebrations, Authors Night and the Free Children’s Fair, as interactive online events this year. Both events, which are traditionally held on the second weekend of August, will be hosted online during the same approximate time frame.
The new film “Shirley” is about the acerbic and moody writer Shirley Jackson. Though it is set in the early 1950s in the college town of Bennington, Vermont, you could say it was a walk in the woods of Sag Harbor that inspired it all.
Attention all fans of great literature and superb acting – Bloomsday approaches! Join Guild Hall on Tuesday, June 16, from 8 to 10 p.m. to celebrate one of Ireland (and the world’s) finest writers, James Joyce, and his novel “Ulysses” as read and performed by a legend of the American stage, Austin Pendleton.
Tom Clavin’s most recent book, “Tombstone: The Earp Brothers, Doc Holliday and the Vendetta Ride from Hell,” was published by St. Martin’s Press on April 21. One impact of the coronavirus on all authors has been the inability to go out on tour. Fortunately, Canio’s Books in Sag Harbor has devised a way for Clavin to talk about his book virtually, via Zoom, and he will do exactly that on Saturday, May 30, at 5 p.m.
This summer, Stony Brook Southampton will attempt something it has never done before — offer its annual Writers Conference totally online.
Welcome back to Florida’s Camino Island, where anything can happen — even a murder in the midst of a hurricane, which might prove to be the perfect crime … Put simply, that’s the plot of John Grisham’s newest beach read, “Camino Winds,” and on Friday, May 22, at noon, BookHampton is offering a free virtual lunch with the best-selling author.
Cantor/Rabbi Debra Stein of the Jewish Center of the Hamptons will lead an online book discussion on Thursday, May 21 to delve into “The Wartime Sisters,” a book by Lynda Cohen Loigman.
Join the Southampton History Museum and Rogers Memorial Library for “History Books & Beer: Part II with The Reverend W. Patrick Edwards,” live on Zoom on Thursday, May 7.
Sag Harbor’s native son Colson Whitehead has just joined a rarified group of authors who have won not one, but two Pulitzer Prizes for fiction. And he’s the first in history to do it for back-to-back novels.
BookHampton has come up with a way to give mom a break on May 8 by indulging her in a virtual literary event to celebrate another hard working woman — former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, author of the memoir “Hell and Other Destinations.”
With another weekend of responsible social distancing upon us, several arts organizations are offering online programming in an effort to break up the monotony...