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Author events on Long Island, week of May 20

Paula Poundstone comes to Bay Street Theater in

Paula Poundstone comes to Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor with her new book. Credit: Michael Schwartz

Sunday, May 20

Kriota Willberg discusses and signs copies of “Draw Stronger: Self-Care For Cartoonists and Other Visual Artists.” At 4 p.m., Huntington Public Library, 338 Main St., Huntington; 631-427-5165,

Thursday, May 24

Former Long Island congressman Steve Israel talks about and signs copies of his new novel, “Big Guns.” Register in advance. At 6:30 p.m., The Dolphin Bookshop & Cafe, 299 Main St., Port Washington; 516-767-2650,

Friday, May 25

Southhampton author Mary Cummings talks about and signs copies of “Saving Sin City: William Travers Jerome, Stanford White, and the Original Crime of the Century.” At 5 p.m., Canio’s Books, 290 Main St., Sag Harbor; 631-725-4926,

Saturday May 26

East Hampton author James Barron talks about and signs copies of "The One-Cent Magenta: Inside the Quest to Own the Most Valuable Stamp in the World." At 2 p.m., Shelter Island Public Library, 37 N. Ferry Rd., Shelter Island, 631-749-0042,

Comedian Paula Poundstone performs; her new book, “The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness,” will be for sale. Tickets start at $79; $125 VIP tickets include a copy of the book and priority at the book signing. At 8 p.m., Bay Street Theater, 1 Bay Street in Sag Harbor. 631-725-9500,

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