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Author events on Long Island, week of July 31

Jay McInerney reads from his new novel, "Bright,

Jay McInerney reads from his new novel, "Bright, Precious Days," at 4 p.m. Aug. 6 at Books & Books in Westhampton Beach. Credit: Michael Lionstar

Monday, Aug. 1

Northport resident Michael Medico and actors read from his novel, “The Sainted.” At 7 p.m., Turn of the Corkscrew, 110 N. Park Ave., Rockville Centre; 516-764-6000,

Tuesday, Aug. 2

Moira Weigel reads from her book, “Labor of Love: The Invention of Dating.” At 7 p.m. BookHampton, 41 Main St., East Hampton; 631-324-4939,

Friday, Aug. 5

Former New York Mets pitcher Ron Darling discusses “Game 7, 1986: Failure and Triumph in the Biggest Game of My Life.” At 6 p.m., Southampton Books, 16 Hampton Rd., Southampton; 631-283-0270,

Saturday, Aug. 6

Alice Adams talks about and signs copies of her debut novel, “Invincible Summer.” At 6 p.m., Harbor Books, 20 Main St., Sag Harbor; 631-808-3401,

Jay McInerney, author of “Bright Lights, Big City” and other books, reads from his new novel, “Bright, Precious Days.” At 4 p.m., Books & Books, 130 Main St., Westhampton Beach; 631-998-3260,

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