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Author events on Long Island, week of Oct. 9

Pulitzer Prize winning author Jhumpa Lahiri (

Pulitzer Prize winning author Jhumpa Lahiri ("Interpreter of Maladies"), is reading selections of her writings at Hofstra University on Oct. 10. Photo Credit: Liana Miuccio

Sunday, Oct. 9

Author Janet Lee Berg discusses her novel, “Rembrandt’s Shadow.” Call to register. At 2 p.m., Quogue Library, 90 Quogue St., Quogue; 631-653-4224, ext. 101., quoguelibrary.org

Monday, Oct. 10

Pulitzer Prize winner Jhumpa Lahiri (“Interpreter of Maladies,” “The Lowland”) reads from her work, part of the “Great Writers, Great Readings” series. At 7 p.m., Hofstra University, The Helene Fortunoff Theater, Monroe Lecture Center, California Ave., South Campus; 516-463-5669, hofstra.edu/gwgr

Thursday, Oct. 13

Katie McKenna, who grew up in Manhasset, reads and discusses “How to Get Run Over by a Truck,” a memoir of her 2007 bike accident and recovery. At 7 p.m., The Dolphin Bookshop, 299 Main St., Port Washington; 516-767-2650, thedolphinbookshop.com

Saturday, Oct. 15

Massapequa Park writer Dina Santorelli discusses her new thriller, “Baby Bailino.” At 7 p.m., Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington; 631-271-1442, bookrevue.com

Sunday, Oct. 16

George Motz, who lives in Garden City and Quogue, talks about his cookbook “The Great American Burger Book: How to Make Authentic Regional Hamburgers at Home.” Call to register. At 2 p.m., Quogue Library, 90 Quogue St., Quogue; 631-653-4224, ext. 101, quoguelibrary.org

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