Sunday, April 19

Co-authors Bill Bleyerand Harrison Hunt discuss and sign copies of "Long Island and the Civil War: Queens, Nassau and Suffolk Counties During the War Between the States." At 3 p.m., Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site and Interpretive Center, 246 Old Walt Whitman Rd., Huntington Station; 631-427-5240,


Monday, April 20

Alice Hoffman discusses her novel "The Museum of Extraordinary Things," the Long Island Reads book for 2015. At 7 p.m., Lynbrook Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook, 516-599-8630,


Tuesday, April 21

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Israeli journalist Ari Shavit discusses and signs copies of "My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel." Tickets in advance only, $25, $15 for book. At 7:30 p.m., Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Rd., Roslyn Heights; 516-621-6800,


Thursday, April 23

Locust Valley author Rajdeep Paulus speaks and signs copies of her young adult novel "Soaring Through Stars." At 7 p.m., Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington; 631-271-1442,


Sunday, April 26

Alisa Solomon discusses and signs copies of "Wonder of Wonders: A Cultural History of 'Fiddler on the Roof.' " Tickets, $15. At 3 p.m., Temple Emanuel of Great Neck, 150 Hicks Lane, Great Neck; 516-482-5701,