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Author events on Long Island, week of Sept. 3

Actress Alexandra Silber will talk about her new

Actress Alexandra Silber will talk about her new historical novel, "After Anatevka: A Novel Inspired by 'Fiddler on the Roof,' " at Molloy College in Rockville Centre on Sept. 9. Credit: Emma Mead

Monday, Sept. 4

Poet Kate Fox (“Fox Populi”) hosts an open mic poetry reading. At 7:30 p.m., Barnes & Noble, Huntington Square Shopping Center, 4000 E. Jericho Tpke., East Northport; 631-462-0208

Wednesday, Sept. 6

James Patterson and Susan Patterson talk about and sign copies of their children’s book, “Big Words for Little Geniuses.” James Patterson is also signing copies of his new thriller, “The Store.” At 7 p.m., Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington; 631-271-1442,

Saturday, Sept. 9

New Hyde Park resident Michael Cascio reads his children’s book, “When I Was a Child I Was Always Afraid: A Story About Conquering Fear.” At 11 a.m., Turn of the Corkscrew, 110 N. Park Ave., Rockville Centre; 516-764-6000,

Actress Alexandra Silber talks about her “After Anatevka: A Novel Inspired by ‘Fiddler on the Roof.’ ” Advance ticket purchase, $35, includes a copy of the book. At 8 p.m., Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre; 516-323-4444,

Sunday, Sept. 10

Greenlawn resident Gae Polisner, author of the young adult novels “The Pull of Gravity” and “The Summer of Letting Go,” talks about her process and her work. Register in advance to receive a paperback copy of her new book, “The Memory of Things.” At 2 p.m., Lindenhurst Memorial Library, 1 Lee Ave., Lindenhurst; 631-957-7755,

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