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LI readings and signings: Sept. 30-Oct. 6

J.R. Moehringer, author of "Sutton" (Hyperion, Sept. 2012).

J.R. Moehringer, author of "Sutton" (Hyperion, Sept. 2012). Credit: ABC


Sept. 30

Long Island children's author Jane Breskin Zalben reads and discusses "Mousterpiece" (Roaring Brook Press). There is a $5 materials fee for children participating in the modern arts and crafts activity at 3:30 p.m. Reading begins at 4 p.m., The Dolphin Bookshop, 299 Main St., Port Washington; 516-767-2650,



Oct. 1

Elinor Lipman, author of "The Inn at Lake Devine," discusses her book, "Tweet Land of Liberty: Irreverent Rhymes From the Political Circus" (Beacon Press). At 7:30 p.m., Port Washington Library, 1 Library Dr., Port Washington; 516-883-4400 ext. 136,



Oct. 2

Huntington author Alyson Richman reads from her new novel, "The Rhythm of Memory" (Berkley). At 7 p.m., Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington; 631-271-1442,


Manhasset native J.R. Moehringer ("The Tender Bar") speaks about his new novel, "Sutton" (Hyperion). Tickets $50 (includes dessert reception and copy of book), reservations required. At 7:30 p.m., North Hempstead Country Club, 291 Port Washington Blvd., Port Washington; 516-627-6248,


Sands Point author Susan Isaacs discusses her new novel, "Goldberg Variations" (Scribner) with Garden City's Nelson DeMille, author of the forthcoming "The Panther" (Grand Central). At 7:30 p.m., Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington, 516-767-2650;



Oct. 3

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mark Strand reads from "Almost Invisible: Poems" (Knopf), part of the Great Writers, Great Readings series. At 7 p.m., Leo A. Guthart Cultural Center Theater at the Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, Hofstra University, Hempstead Turnpike, Hempstead; 516-463-5410,



Oct. 4

Historian Ralph F. Brady discusses his book "Landmarks and Historic Sites of Long Island" (The History Press). At 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 600 Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove; 631-724-0341


Robert Goolrick reads from his new novel, "Heading Out to Wonderful" (Algonquin Books). Great Neck residents will be seated first. At 7:30 p.m., Great Neck Library, 159 Bayview Ave., Great Neck; 516-466-8055,



Oct. 6

Acclaimed author Martin Amis ("Money," "London Fields") reads from his new novel, "Lionel Asbo: State of England" (Knopf). At 4 p.m., Westhampton Free Library, 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach; 631-288-3335, ext. 114,

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