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.
Five writers connected to the MFA in Creative Writing at Stony Brook Southampton are taking the popular Writers Speak program on the road this week.
Kathryn Szoka — co-owner of Canio’s Books in Sag Harbor — joined forces with the John Jermain Memorial Library to bring attention to all-too-often overlooked African-American authors by hosting a “read-in” during Black History Month.
In the past five years, the number of podcasts has more than tripled to over 300,000. And with them come more listeners, more fans and a growing need for editors, writers and producers.
In its new edition, The Southampton Review scored a major first: One of its essays, “Taut Rhythmic Surfaces” by George Saunders, has won a Pushcart Prize.
“Off the East End” is an earnest book, and it’s obvious that the author has a commitment to the people he writes about.