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Author events on Long Island, week of Oct. 16

Author Pamela Paul, a Port Washington native, delivers

Author Pamela Paul, a Port Washington native, delivers a talk on Oct. 23 at the Friends of the Port Washington Public Library's 50th Anniversary Distinguished Speaker event. Photo Credit: The New York Times / Earl Wilson

Monday, Oct. 17

Author Regina Calcaterra and sister Rosie Maloney talk about and sign copies of their new book, “Girl Unbroken: A Sister’s Harrowing Story of Survival From the Streets of Long Island to the Farms of Idaho.” At 7 p.m., Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington, 631-271-1442, bookrevue.com

Wednesday, Oct. 19

Author Álvaro Enrigue (“Sudden Death: A Novel”) and poet Miguel Angel-Zapata (“Hoy día es otro mundo”), a professor of Romance Languages and Literatures at Hofstra, read from and discuss their works. At 7 p.m., Hofstra University, Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Axinn Library, South Campus, Hempstead, 516-463-5669, hofstra.edu/gwgr

Writer Dani Shapiro (“Still Writing, Devotion, and Slow Motion”) discusses her books, reception before event. At 7 p.m., Chancellors Hall, Radio Lounge, Stony Brook Southampton, 39 Tuckahoe Rd., Southampton, 631-632-8000, www.stonybrook.edu/sb/calendars.shtml

Saturday, Oct. 22

Joe Dolce, former editor-in-chief of Details and Star magazines, talks about his book, “Brave New Weed: Adventures into the Uncharted World of Cannabis.” At 5 p.m., BookHampton, 41 Main St., East Hampton, 631-324-4939, bookhampton.com

Sunday, October 23

Editor Pamela Paul (“By the Book: Writers on Literature and the Literary Life From The New York Times Book Review”), a Port Washington native, delivers a talk at the Friends of the Port Washington Public Library’s 50th Anniversary Distinguished Speaker event. At 2 p.m., Port Washington public library, One Library Dr., Port Washington, 516-883-4400, pwpl.org

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