Locals’ latest must-read tomes
Our picks for what to read on Navy Beach (or when you’re stuck in traffic on 27):
Bad Boy: My Life On and Off the Canvas In this no-holds-barred memoir, artist, Sag Harbor resident and ’80s wunderkind Eric Fischl divulges his turbulent past, which he worked through in his paintings, and offers searing insights into the art world. It's dishy, tender and brilliant.
Tomorrow There Will Be Apricots Amagansett native Jessica Soffer’s debut novel (she penned it in the East Hampton library) tells the beautiful and haunting story of Lorca, a teen who recently lost her father and finds the only way to reach her withdrawn mother is through food.
The Astronaut Wives Club Before the Kardashians, America had the wives of the Mercury Seven astronauts, who became a national obsession in the early ’60s. Hamptons regular Lily Koppel charts their rise to fame, the drama that ensued and the friendships they’ve maintained for more than 50 years.