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Author events on Long Island, week of Sept. 4

Amy Gottlieb, who grew up in East Meadow,

Amy Gottlieb, who grew up in East Meadow, talks about her book, "The Beautiful Possible: A Novel," at East Meadow Library on Sept. 8. Credit: Nina Subin

Thursday, Sept. 8

Poets Luis Alberto Ambroggio (“Todos Somos Whitman/We Are All Whitman”) and Vijay Seshadri (“The Long Meadow”) give bilingual readings of their poems. At 6:30 p.m., Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site, 246 Old Walt Whitman Rd., Huntington Station; 631-427-5240,

Amy Gottlieb, who grew up in East Meadow, talks about her debut novel, “The Beautiful Possible.” At 7 p.m., East Meadow Library, 1886 Front St., East Meadow; 516-794-2570,

Talia Carner speaks on “Jewish Legacy: Burden or Privilege.” Suggested donation $10, or purchase of her paperback novel, “Hotel Moscow.” At 8 p.m., Temple Adas Israel, 30 Atlantic Ave., Sag Harbor; 631-725-0904,

Friday, Sept. 9

Stephanie Danler discusses her debut novel, “Sweetbitter.” Registration requested. At 6 p.m., Westhampton Free Library, 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach; 631-288-3335,

Saturday, Sept. 10

Rob Chirico talks about “Not My Mother’s Kitchen: Rediscovering Italian-American Cooking Through Stories and Recipes.” At 4 p.m., Turn of the Corkscrew, 110 N. Park Ave., Rockville Centre; 516-764-6000,

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