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Authors appearing on Long Island, week of June 2

Author Paullina Simons of Northport signs copies of

Author Paullina Simons of Northport signs copies of "The Tiger Catcher" on  Monday at Book Revue in Huntington. Credit: Paulina Simons

Monday, June 3

Northport author Paullina Simons talks about and signs copies of her new novel, “The Tiger Catcher: The End of Forever Saga.” At 7 p.m., Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington; 631-271-1442,

Tuesday, June 4

Carle Place author Jen Calonita talks about her new young adult novel, “Mirror, Mirror: A Twisted Tale.” Writing workshop to follow. At 6:30 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 600 Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove; 631-724-0341,

Wednesday, June 5

Newsday reporter Anthony DeStefano talks about and signs copies of “Top Hoodlum: Frank Costello, Prime Minister of The Mafia.” At 7 p.m., Great Neck Library, 159 Bayview Ave., Great Neck; 516-466-8055,

Friday, June 7 

Canio's Books celebrates the bicentennial of Herman Melville with a weekend-long "Moby-Dick" Marathon, with actors Alec Baldwin and Harris Yulin, plus other readers. Check website for the full schedule and event locations. Starts at 12:30 p.m., Canio's Books, 290 Main St., Sag Harbor; 631-725-4926,

Former poet laureate of Suffolk County Pramila Venkateswaran talks about and signs copies of “The Singer of Alleppey.” Light refreshments will be served. At 6 p.m., Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St., Riverhead; 631-727-3228,

Compiled by Nyasia Draper

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