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Author Talk: Genie Chipps Henderson, “A Day Like Any Other”

The once-scenic Dutch elm–lined main streets of the Hamptons serve as both a reminder of a more genteel time and an omen of things to come in Henderson’s keenly observed and skillfully structured historical novel. The dark cloud on the horizon is the Great New England Hurricane, which will devastate the island on September 21, 1938. The story opens on that ominous morning, then jumps back to June, when wealthy Manhattanites decamp to their summer homes and the locals grudgingly welcome their primary source of income. As Henderson subtly and cleverly ratchets up the suspense, she presents a richly textured exploration of class and society filtered through the lenses of several characters whose lives are thrown off course.

Join author Genie Chipps Henderson for an author talk and book signing in our Baldwin Family Lecture Room discussing her novel.

2/16    1-3 PM

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Author Talk: Nicholas Hirshon, “We Want Fish Sticks”

The NHL’s New York Islanders were struggling. After winning four straight Stanley Cups in the 1980s, the Islanders suffered an embarrassing sweep by their rivals, the New York Rangers, in the first round of the 1994 playoffs. Hoping for a new start, the Islanders swapped out their logo for a cartoon fisherman gripping a hockey stick, which immediately drew comparisons to the mascot for Gorton’s frozen seafood, causing opposing fans to taunt the team with chants of “We want fish sticks!”

Join author Nicholas Hirshon for an author talk and book signing as he examines this period of intense change in the team’s history.

1/26

1-3 PM

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Book Talk: Loretta Orion, “It Were as Well to Please the Devil as Anger Him: Witchcraft in the Founding Days of East Hampton”

Goody Garlick was accused of witchcraft in the 17th century by Lion Gardiner’s daughter, Elizabeth Howell, who died days after childbirth. Was she really a witch or just a victim of the times? Who were the players in this intriguing story and how did the time period affect the outcome?
Please join us for a book discussion and signing for “It Were as Well to Please the Devil as Anger Him: Witchcraft in the Founding Days of East Hampton” by Loretta Orion, PhD, presented by Hugh King, Catherine Tremblay, and Aimee Webb.

SAT 2/2

2-4 PM

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Author Talk – On Color, David Scott Kastan

Join the East Hampton Library as we welcome author David Scott Kastan to discuss his book On Color. Our lives are saturated by color. We live in a world of vivid colors, and color marks our psychological and social existence. But for all color’s inescapability, we don’t know much about it. Now authors David Scott Kastan and Stephen Farthing offer a fresh and imaginative exploration of one of the most intriguing and least understood aspects of everyday experience.

Sat, September 29, 2018

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

To Register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/author-discussion-signing-on-color-david-scott-kastan-tickets-48043641826

Author Talk -My Sicilian/American Life in New York City

Join the East Hampton Library as we welcome author, Charles Hunter, as he discusses and signs copies of his first book, My Sicilian/American Life in New York City. Charles begins life with his Sicilian grandmother in a four-floor, walk-up tenement building, a life now long gone from the streets of Manhattan’s Eastside. There’s love, hate, revenge, and tales of attempted murder involving Charles, his family’s beloved Catholic priests and his Irish dockworker buddies from Hell’s Kitchen.

Sat, September 22, 2018

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

To Sign Up: Call 631-324-0222 ext 3, stop by the Adult Reference Desk or click the link below:

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Author Discussion – Sinatra!

Join the East Hampton Library as we welcome author and music critic, Will Friedwald, as he discusses and signs copies of the latest edition of his book, Sinatra! The Song Is You: A Singer’s Art. He has written for newspapers that include the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Village Voice, Newsday, New York Observer, and New York Sun. Mr. Friedwald will be interviewed by Bill Boggs. Boggs was host of Midday Live on WNEW-TV (now WNYW) from 1975 to 1986, as well as ‘Saturday Morning Live’ on WNEW TV. Mr. Boggs will facilitate his talk by interviewing him and interacting with his own insights into Frank Sinatra.

Sat, July 28, 2018

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

To Register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/author-discussion-sinatra-tickets-47387730979

Q/A:Strong-Cuevas “Drawings: Ideas on Paper” led by noted author Jeffrey Sussman

Join us Saturday May 19th at 2 PM for a Q/A with Strong Cuevas, led by noted author Jeffrey Sussman, author of the recently book “Rocky Graziano: Fists, Fame, Fortune”

Published by Abrams books, “Strong Cuevas Drawings: Ideas on Paper” is a lavishly illustrated book of drawings by the celebrated sculptor Strong-Cuevas. The book contains 190 color and black-and-white drawings, spanning a period of 40 years. All the drawings have been thematically arranged and explore recurring themes of Strong-Cuevas’ art, regardless of medium. The book features a foreword by noted art critic, Jan Garden Castro, who has written extensively about Georgia O’Keeffe, Louise Bourgeois, Maya Linn, and numerous others.

Strong-Cuevas says that her work expresses thoughts about universal consciousness, space and time, and inner mediation. Known for her sculptures made from bronze, stainless steel, and aluminum, Strong-Cuevas’ art often portrays the human head and plays with scale. Her drawings are no different, for they express the same themes, but are rarely used as diagrams for her sculpture.

Works by Strong-Cuevas are in major museums and many private collections. Her previous book, also published by Abrams, was a critically acclaimed book of her sculpture, entitled STRONG-CUEVAS SCULPTURE: Premonitions in Retrospect.

register at the Eventbrite link below, or the Adult Reference Desk, or by calling (631) 324-0222 ext.3
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Author Talk – Rocky Graziano: Fists, Fame, and Fortune

Join the East Hampton Library as he discusses his newest book, Rocky Graziano: Fists, Fame, and Fortune. In the book, Jeffrey Sussman tells the rags-to-riches story of Tommy Rocco Barbella, who came to be known as Rocky Graziano. The first biography of Graziano in over 60 years, this book will bring his story to a new generation of boxing fans and sports historians.

4/21 Sat

1-3 PM

To Register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/author-talk-rocky-graziano-fists-fame-and-fortune-tickets-42058566304

Author Talk – “The Client Decides” Martin London

Join the East Hampton Library as we welcome ntionally renowned trial lawyer and author, Martin London as he discusses his highly acclaimed memoir, The Client Decides: A Litigator’s Life. Martin London shares with us some of his most significant (and some of his smallest but most interesting) legal adventures, here and abroad, including revelations about his cases involving Jacqueline Onassis, former Vice Presidents Spiro T. Agnew and Hubert Humphrey, Roy Cohn, Donald Trump and others.

Sat, December 16, 2017

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

To Register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/author-talk-the-client-decides-tickets-38090093495

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