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Author events on Long Island for the week of April 10

Memoirist and author Dani Shapiro will speak at

Memoirist and author Dani Shapiro will speak at Hofstra University on Monday, April 11. Credit: Michael Maren

Sunday, April 10

Port Washington resident Leo S. Ullman discusses his childhood in Nazi-occupied Holland and signs copies of his book, “796 Days: Hiding as a Child in Occupied Amsterdam During WWII and Then Coming to America.” At 4 p.m., Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington; 516-767-1384,

Monday, April 11

Dani Shapiro, author of “Still Writing: the Perils and Pleasures of a Creative Life” and other books, speaks at the final session of the Great Writers, Great Readings series. At 7 p.m., Guthart Theater, Axinn Library, South Campus, Hofstra University, Hempstead; 516-463-5669,

Tuesday, April 12

Muttontown author Brenda Janowitz speaks about and signs copies of her new novel, “The Dinner Party.” At 7 p.m., Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington; 631-271-1442,

New York Times columnist Frank Bruni discusses his book “Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania.” At 7:30 p.m., Temple Sinai, 425 Roslyn Rd., Roslyn; 516-621-6800,

Wednesday, April 13

Author Matthew Thomas talks about his novel, “We Are Not Ourselves.” Admission $15, includes copy of the book. At 7:30 p.m., Manhasset Library, 30 Onderdonk Ave., Manhasset; 516-627-2300

Friday, April 15

Former Mets pitcher Ron Darling signs copies of his book “Game 7, 1986: Failure and Triumph in the Biggest Game of My Life.” At 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, Country Glen Shopping Center, 91 Old Country Rd., Carle Place; 516-741-9850

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