Tuesday, Dec. 8

Shulem Deen discusses “All Who Go Do Not Return,” his memoir of leaving Orthodox Judaism. At 12 p.m., Temple Israel of Lawrence, 140 Central Ave., Lawrence, $10; reservations with Hewlett Hadassah preferred at 516-569-9343.

Wednesday, Dec. 9

Laura Schroff speaks about and signs copies of her new children’s book, “An Invisible Thread: Christmas Story.” At 7 p.m., Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington; 631-271-1442, bookrevue.com

Saturday, Dec. 12

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National Book Award winner Colum McCann (“Let the Great World Spin”) discusses and signs copies of his new collection of short fiction, “Thirteen Ways of Looking.” At 7 p.m., Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington; 631-271-1442, bookrevue.com

Poets Marc Cohen (“Unknown Sky”) and George Guida (“Pugilistic”) read new works. At 5 p.m., Canio’s Books, 290 Main St., Sag Harbor; 631-725-4926, caniosbooks.com

Sunday, Dec. 13

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Jericho author Ellen Meister discusses and signs copies of her novel “Dorothy Parker Drank Here.” At 2 p.m., Turn of the Corkscrew Books & Wine, 110 N. Park Ave., 1st Floor, Rockville Centre; 516-764-6000, turnofthecorkscrew.com