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Long Island readings and signings, week of April 19

Israeli journalist Ari Shavit reads from

Israeli journalist Ari Shavit reads from "My Promised Land" at Temple Sinai of Roslyn. Photo Credit: Sharon Bareket

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, waltwhitman.org


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, lynbrooklibrary.org


Tuesday, April 21

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, mysinai.org


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, bookrevue.com


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, emanuelgn.org

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