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Authors appearing on Long Island, week of Oct. 6

Ambassador Charles A. Gargano, author of

Ambassador Charles A. Gargano, author of "From the Ground Up," comes to Book Revue in Huntington Thursday. Credit: Getty Images/Peter Kramer

Children’s author Alicia Arso-DiStefano talks about her book, “Tyler & Lucy Are the Best of Friends.” Craft to follow. At 11:30 a.m., The Dolphin Bookshop, 299 Main St., Port Washington; 516-767-2650,

Meet Ambassador Charles A. Gargano, a republican fundraiser and strategist, as he discusses and signs copies of “From the Ground Up: Rebuilding Ground Zero to Re-engineering America.” At 7 p.m., Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington; 631-271-1442,

Learn the proper way to retire from certified financial planner Larry Heller, author of “Retire Right.” Registration required. At 7 p.m., Elwood Library, 1929 Jericho Tpke., East Northport; 631-499-3722,


Oscar winner Whoopi Goldberg has always been entertaining. Now find out about how she entertains at home in her book "The Unqualified Hostess." At 7 p.m., Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington; 631-271-1442,

Saturday, Oct. 12 
Smithtown children’s author Lysa Mullady reads from “Bye Bye Pesky Fly” and “Three Little Birds,” then signs copies of her books. At 11 a.m., Smithtown Library, 1 North Country Rd., Smithtown; 631-360-2480,

Compiled by Nyasia Draper

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