09/05/18 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO

JULIE LANE PHOTO

As I was driving the other day, my ears perked up when I heard some guy talking about a recent study that showed that teenagers read very little or not at all. They’re too tuned in to all the electronic gadgets.

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09/01/18 3:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO Ms. Malcolmson first came to Shelter Island in 1969 and decided back then that she would write a book someday about her experiences.

COURTESY PHOTO
Ms. Malcolmson first came to Shelter Island in 1969 and decided back then that she would write a book someday about her experiences.

On Sunday, September 2, the Shelter Island Historical Society will host an art show and book signing from 4 to 6 p.m. The authors featured will be Karen Kiaer, whose book, “Ancestors Through My Eyes,” was the subject of a profile in the Reporter earlier this month (“Finding a family hidden in the past,” August 9) and Diana Malcolmson, well-known to generations of Islanders who have learned to ride at her horse farms. The art exhibit will feature Ms. Malcolmson’s equestrian paintings, which beautifully illustrate the story she unfolds in her book, “For the Love of Horses.”

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08/30/18 2:00pm
JADE ECKARDT PHOTO The annual Kids' Snapper Derby goes all day long on Saturday, September 1.

JADE ECKARDT PHOTO
The annual Kids’ Snapper Derby goes all day long on Saturday, September 1.

A round-up of Shelter Island events and activities for the week of August 30, 2018.

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08/25/18 11:00am

Island Bookshelf

SportsWorld: An American Dreamland

Whether you love sports or simply relish some of the larger-than-life characters in the world of sports, you are sure to have enjoyed Robert Lipsyte’s brilliantly written and insightful books and articles over the years. (more…)

08/18/18 3:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Author Jeanne McCulloch and her book, ‘All Happy Families.’

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Author Jeanne McCulloch signing her book, ‘All Happy Families ’ for a fan.

On August 11, a large group gathered at Finley’s Fiction to congratulate Island resident and author Jeanne McCulloch on the publication of her memoir, “All Happy Families,” recently published by Harper Wave, an imprint of HarperCollins.

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