East Hampton Library’s 15th annual Authors Night fundraiser was held on Saturday, August 10, at the “555” field in Amagansett. The evening featured 100 authors from a range of genres. Featured authors included the event’s founding Honorary Chair Alec Baldwin, along with an impressive lineup of honorary co-chairs that included Robert Caro, Rosanne Cash, Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Candace Bushnell, Douglas Brinkley, and Bridget Moynahan. Additional participating authors included Tom Clavin, Steven Gambrel, Sybille van Kempen, Jamie Brenner, Barbara Kavovit, Holly Peterson, and Jeffrey Sussman, to name a few.
BookHampton in East Hampton welcomes Jeanne McWilliams Blasberg, author of “The Nine” on Thursday, August 22, at 5 PM. Friday, August 23, at 5 PM, Anthony Tommasini will talk about “The Indispensable Composers.” Saturday, August 24, at 5 PM, there will be Hilary Knight, author of “The 365 Days of Eloise: My Book of Holidays.” Sunday, August 25, at 4 PM welcomes Lisa Taddeo, who wrote “Three Women.” Monday, August 26, at 5 PM, will be George Packer, talking about “Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century.” On Tuesday, August 27, at 5 PM, designer Isaac Mizrahi will read from “I.M.: A Memoir.” Go to www.bookhampton.com for details.