Sunday, March 30

New Suffolk author Regina Calcaterra signs copies of her memoir, "Etched in Sand: A True Story of Five Siblings Who Survived an Unspeakable Childhood on Long Island" (William Morrow). At 2 p.m., Westhampton Free Library, 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach; 631-288-3335,


Tuesday, April 1

East Meadow author Matt Blackstone reads from "Sorry You're Lost" (FSG), his novel for young readers. At 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 91 Old Country Rd., Carle Place; 516-741-9850


Wednesday, April 2

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Russian-American journalist Masha Gessen discusses her books "Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot" and "The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin" (both from Riverhead). At 7 p.m., Radio Lounge of Chancellors Hall, Stony Brook Southampton campus, 239 Montauk Hwy.; 631-632-5030,


Thursday, April 3

B.A. Shapiro reads from her novel "The Art Forger" (Algonquin). Tickets $50, includes breakfast; register in advance. At 10:30 a.m., Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center Gallery, 300 Forest Dr., East Hills; 516-484-1545,


Saturday, April 4

Retired Suffolk County Court judge Stuart Namm talks about "A Whistleblower's Lament: The Perverted Pursuit of Justice in the State of New York" (Hellgate Press). At noon, Barnes & Noble, Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove; 631-724-0936