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August 2014

April Gornik book signing at Bay Street Theatre

August 16, 2014 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Bay Street Theatre, 1 Bay Street
Sag Harbor, NY 11963 United States
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“Charcoal drawings look so unlike anything else in the world, they have their own light, their own density.” - Gornik On Sat., Aug. 16 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. April Gornik will sign her latest book, April Gornik: DRAWINGS at Bay Street Theatre, co-sponsored by Bay Street Theatre and Canio's Books. April Gornik's charcoal drawings are extraordinary. Come celebrate the publication of her latest book. Stop by for a signed copy and an informal chat with the artist. The beautifully…

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Hillary Clinton reads at BookHampton

August 16, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
East Hampton BookHampton, 41 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States
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"Hard Choices" is Hillary Rodham Clinton’s inside account of the crises, choices, and challenges she faced during her four years as America’s 67th Secretary of State, and how those experiences drive her view of the future. “All of us face hard choices in our lives,” Hillary Rodham Clinton writes at the start of this personal chronicle of years at the center of world events. “Life is about making such choices. Our choices and how we handle them shape the people…

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Author Talk with Alan Furst at Amagansett Library

August 16, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Amagansett Library, 215 Main Street
Amagansett, NY 11930 United States
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Free

Alan Furst is widely recognized as the master of the historical spy novel. He is the bestselling author of "Night Soldiers," "Dark Star," "The Polish Officer," "The World at Night," "Red Gold," "Kingdom of Shadows," "Blood of Victory," "Dark Voyage," "The Foreign Correspondent," and "Mission to Paris." Mr. Furst will join the library on Sat., Aug. 16 for a discussion of his highly acclaimed new best seller, "Midnight in Europe."

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Victor Joseph discusses Great Danes at FLPG Nature Center

August 17, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Long Pond Greenbelt Nature Center, 1061 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike
Bridgehampton, NY 11932 United States
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Victor Joseph will bring his Great Dane companions to the FLPG Nature Center on Sun., Aug. 17, at 2 p.m. to share with you a very special story time. Learn about his friends Brando and Kruger and see what they enjoy doing and what they have been up to....like the nature walks they take on trails! For kids of all ages. A coloring activity will follow, along with picture taking time.

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Poets Pamela Kallimantis and Pat Falk read at East Hampton Marine Museum

August 17, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
East Hampton Town Marine Museum, 301 Bluff Road
Amagansett, NY 11930 United States
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Poet Pamela Kallimanis is the author of The Zero Elegies, published by Three Mile Harbor press, which examines the 9/11 downtown skyline. She is a Long Island native who lived in New York City for twenty years and currently lives in Water Mill. Pat Falk is a professor of English at Nassau Community College, where she teaches writing, literature, and women’s studies. She was educated at the City University of New York, and publishes poetry, memoir, essays and reviews. She’s the author of three collections of poetry: "In…

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Author Bill Dedman reads at Quogue Library

August 17, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Quogue Library, 90 Quogue Street
Quogue, NY 11959 United States
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Bill Dedman is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist, an investigative reporter for NBC News, and co-author of the No. 1 bestselling book Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune. The Quogue Library's Sunday evening author series continues through Aug. 17. Registration is required for all programs. Call 631-653-4224 ext. 101.

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Eileen Obser reads at Canio’s Books

August 21, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Canio’s Books, 290 Main Street
Sag Harbor, 11963 United States
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On Thursday, August 21 at 5 p.m., memoirist and writer instructor Eileen Obser will read from "Only You," accompanied on keyboard by Amanda Trees. Set in the late 1950s and early 1960s, "Only You" describes the author’s growing up years in Queens heading into a doomed-to-fail marriage influenced by social and religious pressures of the time. Musician Amanda Trees will play tunes popular at the time to set the mood. Eileen Obser teaches at colleges and libraries throughout Long Island.…

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Lorenzo Carcaterra reads from “The Wolf” at BookHampton

August 21, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
East Hampton BookHampton, 41 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States
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"The best-selling crime writer hardly needs a boost, but at BookExpo America THE WOLF was often invoked for its strong confessional voice, noirish revenge plot and Mafia-meets-terrorism mash-up." —New York Magazine He oversees the most powerful criminal organization on the planet, a vast but unseen force, a United Nations of crime. He is known as the Wolf, thanks to the calculated way in which he corners his prey. He is feared for his ruthlessness and respected for the caution he…

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Writer Jon Robin Baitz reads at Fridays at Five

August 22, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hampton Library, 2478 Main Street
Bridgehampton, NY 11932 United States
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$15

Jon Robin Baitz is a playwright, screenwriter, television producer and occasional actor. His play "Other Desert Cities" was nominated for Lortel, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards, winning the latter. His other plays include Mizlansky/Zilinsky or “Schmucks”, "The Film Society," "The Substance of Fire," "The End of the Day," "Three Hotels," "A Fair Country," "The Paris Letter" and "Ten Unknowns." He is a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist, Drama Desk winner, Humanitas winner, American Academy of Arts & Letters Award…

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Miss Sigrid Reads for Kids at Canio’s Books

August 23, 2014 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Canio’s Books, 290 Main Street
Sag Harbor, 11963 United States
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On Saturday, August 23 at 10:30 a.m. Canio’s 4Kids: Miss Sigrid, retired elementary school teacher based in Hampton Bays, will read "Click Clack Moo," a story about cows that can type! Recommended for children age four and up with parent.

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Jules Feiffer reads at Canio’s Books

August 23, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Canio’s Books, 290 Main Street
Sag Harbor, 11963 United States
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On Saturday, August 23 at 5 p.m. celebrated satirist and Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Jules Feiffer will discuss "Kill My Mother," a new noir graphic novel inspired by the works of Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, along with such noir movies as ‘The Maltese Falcon,’ ‘The Big Sleep,’ ‘Double Indemnity,’ Mr. Feiffer will also present another new work, "Rupert Can Dance," a book for kids of all ages.

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Author Melissa Martin signs copies of “Harvest Road” at Martha Clara Vineyards

August 24, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Martha Clara Vineyards, 6025 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
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From 1 to 5 p.m. on Sun., Aug. 24, come to the Martha Clara Tasting Room and have your copy of Harvest Road signed by the author, Melissa Martin. North Fork marketing consultant Melissa Martin put her passion for writing on the front burner this year and give herself a creative outlet that allowed the colorful characters in her imagination to come to life. After three full and exciting years at Raphael winery, and the effort it took to get her own…

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Author Gail Sheehy reads at Fridays at Five

August 29, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hampton Library, 2478 Main Street
Bridgehampton, NY 11932 United States
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$15

Gail Sheehy is the world-renowned author of fifteen books including "Passages," which remained on the New York Times bestseller list for more than three years and has been reprinted in twenty-eight languages. Her inspiring memoir, "Daring: My Passages," is a chronicle of her trials and triumphs as a groundbreaking “girl” journalist in the 1960s, to an iconic guide for women and men seeking to have it all, to one of the premier political profilers of modern times. As a literary…

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September 2014

Carol Stone reads from “Hurt, The Shadow” at Amagansett Library

September 14, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Amagansett Library, 215 Main Street
Amagansett, NY 11930 United States
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Carol Stone will give a poetry reading and talk from her book HURT, THE SHADOW The Josephine Hopper Poems. The reading will be accompanied by slides of the paintings and a discussion of how the paintings were used to create the poems. Ms. Stone will demonstrate how the Hoppers' marriage shapes the narrative beneath all the poems, and to let people know Jo Hopper not only as wife and model, but as the artist she was.

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April 2015

Second Annual Poetry Affair at LTV

April 10, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
LTV Studios, 75 Industrial Road
Wainscott, NY 11975 United States
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$5

In celebration of National Poetry Month, LTV presents the Second Annual Poetry Affair, featuring a dozen of the finest poets from our area. Featuring readings by 14 of the finest Poets in our area: Rosalind Brenner Duane Esposito Dr. Graham Everett Barbara Reiher-Meyers Annabelle Moseley Susan Pilewski Anthony Policano Carole Stone Marlo Susko Pramila Venkateswaran George Wallace Claire Nicolas White Nina/Nanette Yavel Pauline Yeats Produced by Rosalind Brenner and LTV Meet and Greet 6:30 PM Poetry Reading 7:00 PM $5 donation…

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