Nov. 12

Anthropologist Tejaswini Ganti discusses her new book, "Producing Bollywood: Inside the Contemporary Hindi Film Industry" (Duke University Press). At 7 p.m., Charles B. Wang Center, Stony Brook University; 631-632-4400, stonybrook.edu/wang

 

Nov. 14

National Book Award winner Colum McCann ("Let the Great World Spin," "Dancer") discusses his work. At 7 p.m., Guthart Theater, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, Hofstra University; 516-463-5410, hofstra.edu/gwgr

Bret Anthony Johnston, author of the story collection "Corpus Christi" (Random House), is interviewed by Dan Menaker. At 7 p.m., Radio Lounge on the second floor of Chancellors Hall, Stony Brook Southampton Campus, 239 Montauk Hwy.; 631-632-5287, stonybrook.edu/mfa

 

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Nov. 15

Journalist Peter Ames Carlin signs copies of "Bruce" (Touchstone), his new biography of Bruce Springsteen. At 7 p.m., Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington; 631-271-1442, bookrevue.com

 

Nov. 16

Long Island native Tim O'Mara discusses his crime novel, "Sacrifice Fly" (Minotaur). At 7 p.m., Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington; 631-271-1442, bookrevue.com