Sunday, July 17

Richard Zacks discusses his book “Chasing the Last Laugh: Mark Twain’s Raucous and Redemptive Round-the-World Comedy Tour.” $20 in advance. At 5 p.m., Quogue Library, 90 Quogue St., Quogue; 631-653-4224,


Tuesday, July 19

Christopher Bollen discusses and signs copies of “Orient,” a mystery set on the North Fork. At 7 p.m., Turn of the Corkscrew, 110 N. Park Ave., Rockville Centre; 516-764-6000,


Friday, July 22

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Paul Rudnick, who lives part-time in Port Jefferson, discusses pop culture and signs copies of his young adult novel “It’s All Your Fault.” $20 in advance. At 7 p.m., Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society, 12 Bell St., Bellport; 516-729-2036,


Saturday, July 23

Heidi Heilig talks about her debut teen fantasy, “The Girl from Everywhere.” At 2 p.m., Turn of the Corkscrew 110 N. Park Ave., Rockville Centre; 516-764-6000,


Sag Harbor author Alan Furst reads from his new historical espionage novel, “A Hero of France.” At 5 p.m., Canio’s Books, 290 Main Street, Sag Harbor; 631-725-4926,