Readings & signings, week of April 21

Elissa Schappell discusses her work at Stony Brook

Elissa Schappell discusses her work at Stony Brook Southampton Wednesday. (Credit: Handout)

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Sunday

Author Maggie Anton discusses and signs her book "Rav Hisda's Daughter, Book I: Apprentice: A Novel of Love, the Talmud, and Sorcery" (Plume), free. At 4 p.m., Temple Isaiah of Great Neck, 1 Chelsea Pl., Great Neck; 516-487-5373, templeisaiahgn.org.

Tuesday

Author Alexandra Aldrich reads and discusses "The Astor Orphan: A Memoir" (Ecco), sponsored by Friends of the Library, refreshments served, free. At 7:30 p.m., Port Washington Library, 1 Library Dr., Port Washington; 516-883-4400, pwpl.org

Wednesday

Contributing Vanity Fair editor and author of "Blueprints for Building Better Girls: Fiction" (Simon & Schuster) Elissa Schappell will be discussing her works and will be available to sign books, free. At 7 p.m., Radio Lounge of Chancellors Hall, Stony Brook Southampton Campus, 239 Montauk Hwy., Southampton; 631-632-5030, stonybrook.edu/mfa

Thursday

Author Kristin Hannah discusses and signs her novel "Fly Away" (St. Martin's Press), free. At 7 p.m., Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington; 631-271-1442, bookrevue.com

Friday

UFC fighter Georges "Rush" St. Pierre signs his new book, "The Way of the Fight" (William Morrow), free. At 7 p.m., Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington; 631-271-1442, bookrevue.com

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