Sunday, Aug. 9

Robert M. Dowling discusses and signs copies of his biography "Eugene O'Neill: A Life in Four Acts." Tickets $20, register in advance. At 5 p.m., Quogue Library, 90 Quogue St., Quogue; 631-653-4224, ext. 101, quoguelibrary.org

 

Monday, Aug. 10

Linda Fairstein, former chief of the Sex Crimes Unit in the Manhattan district attorney's office, speaks about and signs copies of "Devil's Bridge." At 7 p.m., Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington; 631-271-1442, bookrevue.com

 

Thursday, Aug. 13

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North Shore native Erika Swyler reads from her debut novel, "The Book of Speculation." At 7 p.m., East Meadow Library, 1886 Front St., East Meadow; 516-794-2570, eastmeadow.info

 

Friday, Aug. 14

Arlene Alda discusses and signs copies of "Just Kids From the Bronx: Telling It the Way It Was: An Oral History." Tickets $20, beverages and hors d'oeuvres served. At 5 p.m., Hampton Library, 2478 Main St., Bridgehampton; 631-537-0015, hamptonlibrary.org

 

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Saturday, Aug. 15

A number of local authors, including Yvonne Capitelli ("Daria Rose and the Day She Chose"), Rich Harwood ("The Red Warrior") and Andrea Sinnott ("A Beachin' Summer"), discuss and sign copies of their books, hosted by The Long Island Authors and Writers Society. From 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 842 Sunrise Hwy., Bay Shore; 631-206-0198, liaws.org