Sunday, May 17

Southampton resident Phil Keith reads from and signs his book "Stay the Rising Sun: The True Story of USS Lexington, Her Valiant Crew, and Changing the Course of World War II." Call to register. At 2 p.m., Quogue Library, 90 Quogue St., Quogue; 631-653-4224, ext. 101,


Monday, May 18

Geralyn Lucas speaks about and signs her book "Then Came Life: Living with Courage, Spirit, and Gratitude After Breast Cancer." $10 at door, $5 in advance. At 7:30 p.m., Sid Jacobson JCC, 300 Forest Dr., East Hills; 516-484-1545,


Wednesday, May 20

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Jericho author Ellen Meister leads a book club discussion of her novel "Dorothy Parker Drank Here." At 7 p.m., The Dolphin Bookshop, 299 Main St., Port Washington, 516-767-2650,


Saturday, May 23

Poet and East End resident Mark Doty, winner of the National Book Award, reads from and signs his new collection, "Deep Lane." Suggested admission, $10. At 5 p.m., Canio's Books, 290 Main St., Sag Harbor; 631-725-4926,


Sunday, May 24

Actress Candice Bergen reads from and signs her new memoir, "A Fine Romance." At 11 a.m., BookHampton, 41 Main St., East Hampton; 631-324-4939,