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Long Island author events, week of July 19

Journalist and author Ken Auletta discusses his work

Journalist and author Ken Auletta discusses his work at the Hampton Library on July 24. Credit: Penguin Press

Sunday, July 19

Long Island author Hesh Kestin signs copies of his new thriller, "The Lie." At 3 p.m., Westhampton Free Library, 7 Library Avenue, Westhampton Beach; 631-288-3335,

Historian Geoffrey C. Ward discusses and signs copies of "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History," his book with Ken Burns. Tickets $20; register in advance. At 5 p.m., Quogue Library, 90 Quogue St., Quogue; 631-653-4224, ext. 101,


Tuesday, July 21

YouTube personality Miranda Sings signs her book, "Selp-Help." At 7 p.m., wristbands distributed starting at 9 a.m. with purchase of book, Barnes & Noble, 91 Old Country Rd., Carle Place; 516-741-9850


Wednesday, July 22

ESPN the Magazine founding editor Jon Pessah, a former sports editor at Newsday, talks about and sign signs copies of "The Game: Inside the Secret World of Major League Baseball's Power Brokers." At 6:30 p.m., The Dolphin Bookshop, 299 Main St., Port Washington; 516-767-2650,


Friday, July 24

Journalist Ken Auletta, author of "Three Blind Mice," "Googled" and other books, discusses his work, part of the "Fridays at Five" series. Tickets, $20, include beverages and hors d'oeuvres. At 5 p.m., Hampton Library, 2478 Main St., Bridgehampton, 631-537-0015,

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