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Author events on Long Island, week of Jan. 29

Peter Hook, former bassist for Joy Division and

Peter Hook, former bassist for Joy Division and New Order, has published a memoir, "Substance: Inside New Order. " Credit: Julien Lachaussée

Tuesday, Jan. 31

Muttontown author Brenda Janowitz discusses and signs copies of her novel “The Dinner Party.” At 7 p.m., Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence; 516-239-3262,

Wednesday, Feb. 1

Syosset author Cindy Sommer reads from her children’s book “Saving Kate’s Flowers,” Admission $3, includes craft activity and hot cocoa, for ages 3-5. At 10:30 a.m., The Ward Melville Educational & Cultural Center, Stony Brook Village Center, 97P Main Street on the Harbor, Stony Brook; 631-689-5888,

Thursday, Feb. 2

Joy Division and New Order bassist Peter Hook talks about and signs copies of his new memoir, “Substance: Inside New Order.” At 7 p.m., Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington; 631-271-1442,

Saturday, Feb. 4

Durell Godfrey, illustrator and contributing photographer to the East Hampton Star, talks about “Color Your Happy Home: A Coloring Book.” At 4 p.m., BookHampton, 41 Main St., East Hampton; 631-324-4939,

Sunday, Feb. 5

Rocky Point resident Joseph Flammer discusses his books “UFOs Over Long Island, New York” and “UFOs Over America: Scariest Cases.” At 2 p.m., Great Neck Library, 159 Bayview Ave., Great Neck; 516-466-8055,


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