Dec. 4

"Jeopardy!" record breaker Ken Jennings speaks about and signs his book, "Because I Said So!: The Truth Behind the Myths, Tales & Warnings Every Generation Passes Down to Its Kids" (Scribner). At 7 p.m., Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington; 631-271-1442,


Dec. 5

Lake Grove author Reed Farrel Coleman reads from his new crime novel, "Gun Church" (Tyrus Books). At 7 p.m., Sachem Library, 150 Holbrook Rd., Holbrook; 631-588-5024,


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Dec. 8

Children's author Adrienne Falzon reads her book "What Is An Angel?" (Blue Note Publications), followed by crafts and refreshments. Register in advance, $5. At 10 a.m., Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton; 631-283-2494,

Poet Mark Doty discusses the anthology "The Best American Poetry 2012," for which he was guest editor (Scribner). $10 suggested donation. At 5 p.m., Canio's Books, 290 Main St., Sag Harbor; 631-725-4926,