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Authors appearing on Long Island, week of Aug. 11

Join author Lynda Cohen Loigman at the Annual

Join author Lynda Cohen Loigman at the Annual Summer Soiree event in Rockville Centre Tuesday. Credit: Randi Matusow

Sunday, Aug.11 
Meet Dr. Matt McCarthy, who'll discuss his book “Superbugs: The Race to Stop an Epidemic.” Part of the "Conversations with the Author" series. Tickets are $20 and include Q&A, tapas sponsored by Hampton Farms and book signing. At 5 p.m., Quogue Village Firehouse, 117 Jessup Ave., Quogue; 631-653-4224, ext. x101,

Tuesday, Aug. 13

David Berson, author of “Celestial Navigation: A Practical Guide to Knowing Where You Are,” will answer questions and do a book signing. At 6 p.m., Cutchogue New Suffolk Free Library, 27550 Main Rd., Cutchogue; 631-734-6360,

Tuesday, Aug. 13 
Lynda Cohen Loigman (“The Wartime Sisters," “The Two-Family House”) talks about and signs copies of her work. Part of the Annual Summer Soiree. At 7 p.m., Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre; 516-766-6257,

Wednesday, Aug. 14 
Author Alan Paul and guitarist Andy Aledort  of Sea Cliff share stories about their book “Texas Flood: The Inside Story of Stevie Ray Vaughan.” Followed by a performance of Vaughan covers and a book signing. At 7 p.m., 313 New York Ave., Huntington; 631-271-1442,

Saturday, Aug. 17 
Join fashion editor William Norwich for a conversation with illustrator Grace Coddington about her book “Marc Jacobs Illustrated.” A book signing follows. At 5 p.m., BookHampton, 41 Main St., East Hampton; 631-324-4939,

Compiled by Nyasia Draper

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