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.
Author Lauren Weisberger will be the next guest at Hampton Library’s “Fridays at Five” series on July 6.
The 34th season of Fridays at Five is upon us, and its authors are standing at the ready.
“Sparrow Beach” follows the story of local builder Michael Dorian as he navigates a fast-growing East End overrun by Manhattan developers.
All her life, Catherine Hiller thought she knew her mother. And she did, to a certain extent.
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.
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.
For four years, Susan Scarf Merrell had a secret — the hardest secret she’s ever had to keep. Finally, the word is out.
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.
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.
The book is about Judy Carmichael’s engaging account of her professional and personal life as a Grammy-nominated Steinway artist doing swing and stride.
Melissa Febos and Alex Gilvarry will be the final guest authors in the spring Writers Speak Wednesdays series on April 25 at 7 p.m. at Stony Brook Southampton.
Over the past 30 years, there is one common thread through much of Stephanie Villani’s life: the Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket.
Hamptons Art Network’s 19 member organizations are teaming up for this weekend’s THAW Fest to bring a cultural awareness that transcends the luxurious lifestyle often associated with the Hamptons.
Poet Jericho Brown will be the next guest in the spring Writers Speak Wednesdays series of free author talks and readings on Wednesday, March 21, at 7 p.m. at Chancellors Hall at Stony Brook Southampton.