Showing posts from November, 2016

Easter 1916

"Easter 1916" W B Yeats' poem about the 1916 Rising, plus a tribute to James Connolly and other fallen soldiers of the defeated Irish rebellion.   Heard are Scott Chaskey, Kevin Coffey, Richard Lawless, Rob and Dylan Cleary - reading the Proclamation, and Terrance Sullivan with a song about the ris ing. Recorded in April 2016 at Canios Books, Sag Harbor. Listen here   Upcoming events on Irish History: Monday, December 5 at 6:30 p.m. a film screening of Michael Collins, first in a Canio’s Cinema Series on Irish History at the Hampton Library, 2478 Main St. Bridgehampton : Friday, December 9 at 6 p.m. A discussion of the film Michael Collins , led by Irish history buff, Richard Lawless, at Canios Books, 290 Main St. Sag Harbor.  

New Yorker Copy Editors Tell All

New Yorker copy editors Ann Goldstein and Mary Norris spoke about their work at Canios Books in Sag Harbor in September this year. An n Goldstein is the head of the editorial department at The New Yorker.  She is also known as the translator of Italian writers in cluding novelist E lena Ferrante and novelist and poet Primo Levi. Mary Norris is the author of the recent book Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen. Listen here Ann Goldstein’s translations of the novels of Elena Ferrante including The Days of Abandonment, TheStory of a New Name, Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay, and The Lost Child were published by Europa. Mary Norris’ book Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen was published by W.W. Norton