Author Talk: 1000 Days in St. Barth by Lyle Greenfield (HYBRID EVENT)

It’s been described as a hybrid coffee table book, but Lyle Greenfield’s 1000 Days
in St. Barth is more than a collection of beautiful photographs (though there are
many). It is, as the cover states, “A memoir with special guests.” A collection of
engaging tales from his many visits to this storied island in the French West Indies
over a period of 38 years, as well as profiles of some of the most interesting and
creative people he’s encountered there, including Chef Jean-Georges, Clic and
Calypso founder Christiane Celle, three-time president Bruno Magras, fashion
photographer Camellia Menard and Frances DeBroff, creator of the St. Barts
Music Festival. There are even a few modern-day “Pirates of the Caribbean”
found in these pages (including one who fleeced the author).
In addition to the island’s obvious allure, Greenfield finds striking similarities
between St. Barth and The Hamptons, and the challenges posed to both culture
and environment by the influx of extraordinary wealth coupled with rapid
East Hampton Library
6-7 PM
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Lyle Greenfield is the author of The Soul Mate Expeditions, a collection of short
stories and letters, and the mystery-thriller novella, What Vienna Saw. He began
his career in New York City as a copywriter for the ad agency J. Walter Thompson
and later for the Saatchi agency as a creative director. He is the founder of Bang
Music in New York and a founding member and former president of the
Association of Music Producers (AMP). Greenfield has written extensively about
music and popular culture for the industry magazine Shootonline. He and his wife
Mary Jane reside in Amagansett and in New York City. And often on the island of
St. Barth.To Register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit…This is a hybrid event. Join us in the Baldwin Room or on Zoom for the author talk. A Zoom meeting ID and password will be emailed to all participants 15 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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Located at 159 Main St East Hampton, NY 11937

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