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Authors appearing on Long Island, week of Aug. 26: Fatima Farheen Mirza with Sarah Jessica Parker, and more

Fatima Farheen Mirza discusses her debut novel with

Fatima Farheen Mirza discusses her debut novel with Sarah Jessica Parker in East Hampton. Credit: Gregg Richards

Monday, Aug. 27

Cristina Alger reads from her new novel, “The Banker’s Wife.” Tickets, $15, are available on the website or at the door. At 3 p.m., Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton; 631-283-0967, southamptonartscenter.org.  

Tuesday, Aug. 28

Fatima Farheen Mirza discusses her debut novel, “A Place for Us,” with actress Sarah Jessica Parker, editorial director of SJP for Hogarth. Register in advance. At 5 p.m., BookHampton, 41 Main St., East Hampton; 631-324-4939, bookhampton.com.

Thursday, Aug. 30

Actress Ali Wentworth talks about her new. book, “Go Ask Ali: Half-Baked Advice (and Free Lemonade)” Register in advance. At 5 p.m., BookHampton, 41 Main St., East Hampton; 631-324-4939, bookhampton.com

Friday, Aug. 31

Shelter Island resident Jeanne McCulloch, former managing editor of The Paris Review , talks about her memoir, “All Happy Families.” Register in advance. At 5 p.m., BookHampton, 41 Main St., East Hampton; 631-324-4939, bookhampton.com.

Saturday, Aug. 31

Poets Star Black and Cornelius Eady discuss and read their work. At 6 p.m., Canio’s Books, 290 Main St., Sag Harbor; 631-725-4926, canios.com.

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