Monday, June 17

East Patchogue resident Cindi Sansone-Braff, author of "Grant Me a Higher Love" (BookSurge Publishing), discusses how to write a successful self-help book. Registration required, $20. At 11 a.m., Heckscher Museum of Art, 2 Prime Ave., Huntington; 631-351-3250, heckscher.org

Wednesday, June 19

Registered dietitian Amy Newman Shapiro speaks about her new book, "Lose It for the Last Time" (Snewman Media). At 7 p.m., Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington; 631-271-1442, bookrevue.com

Jericho author Ellen Meister signs copies of her novel "Farewell, Dorothy Parker" (Putnam). At 7 p.m., Levittown Library, 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown; 516-731-5728, nassaulibrary.org/levtown

Friday, June 21

Michael Goodwin discusses his graphic novel "Economix: How Our Economy Works (and Doesn't Work), in Words and Pictures" (Abrams ComicArts). At noon, Port Washington Library, 1 Library Dr., Port Washington; 516-883-4400, pwpl.org

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Saturday. June 22

Artist Eric Fischl, who lives in Sag Harbor, signs copies of "Bad Boy: My Life On and Off the Canvas" (Crown). At 7 p.m., BookHampton, 16 Hampton Rd., Southampton; 631-283- 0270, bookhampton.com