Tuesday, Nov. 13
Giovanna Miceli Jeffries discusses her memoir, “Bitter Trades.” At 4 p.m., Stony Brook University, Center for Italian Studies, Frank Melville Memorial Library, Room E4340, 110 Nicolls Rd., Stony Brook; 631-632-7444, calendar.stonybrook.edu.
Wednesday, Nov. 14
Huntington teacher Wendy Bonilla talks about and signs copies of “Today’s Inspired Latina: Volume IV,” to which she is a contributor. At 7 p.m., Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington; 631-271-1442, bookrevue.com.
Thursday, Nov. 15
Long Beach resident Donna Gaines, author of “Why the Ramones Matter,” and Tom Smucker, author of “Why the Beach Boys Matter,” talk about and sign copies of their books. At 7 p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church by the Sea, 75 East Olive St., Long Beach; 516-432-7771, stjohnslongbeach.com.
Saturday, Nov. 17
Mary Gabriel discusses “Ninth Street Women: Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler: Five Painters and the Movement That Changed Modern Art” with Helen Harrison, director of the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center in East Hampton. At 4 p.m., Canio’s Books, 290 Main St., Sag Harbor; 631-725-4926, caniosbooks.com.
Linda Fairstein talks about and signs copies of “Secrets from the Deep," the latest of her Delvin Quick mysteries for middle-grade readers.” At 7 p.m., Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington; 631-271-1442, bookrevue.com.
Compiled by Nyasia Draper.