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LI readings & signings, week of Feb. 23

Katherine Boo, author of

Katherine Boo, author of "Behind the Beautiful Forevers," will be speaking at Adelphi University. Credit: Heleen Welvaart

Monday, February 24

Journalist Katherine Boo discusses "Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity" (Random House), winner of the National Book Award. At 7 p.m., Adelphi University, Ruth S. Harley University Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City; 516-877-4555 students.adelphi.edu

"Fox and Friends" host and Massapequa resident Brian Kilmeade signs copies of "George Washington's Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution" (Sentinel). At 7 p.m., Setauket Neighborhood House, 95 Main St., Setauket, 631-751-3730, tvhs.org

 

Tuesday, February 25

Washington Post writer Wil Haygood discusses "The Butler: Witness to History" (Atria), basis for the film "Lee Daniels' The Butler." At 7:30 p.m., Mack Student Center Theater, Hofstra University North Campus, Hempstead; 516-463-5669

 

Wednesday, February 26

Anne Fadiman reads from her book, "At Large and At Small: Familiar Essays" (FSG) as well as her other books. At 7 p.m., Hofstra University, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, first floor, 1000 Hempstead Tpke., Hempstead; 516-463-5410, hofstra.edu

 

Sunday, March 2

Malachy McCourt discusses his book "Danny Boy: The Legend of the Beloved Irish Ballad" (Running Press). At 2 p.m., Quogue Library, 90 Quogue St., Quogue; 631-653-4224, quoguelibrary.org

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