New York Times editor and author Clay Risen comes to...

New York Times editor and author Clay Risen comes to Westbury Library. Credit: George Scott

Sunday, Oct. 19

New York Times editor Clay Risen discusses and signs copies of "The Bill of the Century: The Epic Battle for the Civil Rights Act." At 2:30 p.m., Westbury Library, 445 Jefferson St., Westbury; 516-333-0176, westburylibrary.org

Wednesday, Oct. 22

Debut novelist Alissa Nutting speaks and signs copies of "Tampa." At 6:30 p.m., Radio Lounge of Chancellors Hall, Stony Brook Southampton, 239 Montauk Hwy.; 631-632- 5030, stonybrook.edu/mfa

Thursday, Oct. 23

Phyllis Chesler discusses and signs copies of her memoir "An American Bride in Kabul." Tickets $50, includes breakfast. At 10:30 a.m., Sid Jacobson JCC, 300 Forest Dr., East Hills; 516-484-1545, sjjcc.org

Paul Glaser speaks and signs copies of "Dancing With the Enemy: My Family's Holocaust Secret." Tickets $5. At 1 p.m., Barry and Florence Friedberg JCC, 15 Neil Ct., Oceanside; 516-634-4151, friedbergjcc.org

Manhasset photographer Deborah Feingold speaks and signs copies of "Deborah Feingold: Music," portraits of musicians including Madonna, Mick Jagger and Pharrell Williams. At 7 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 1542 Northern Blvd., Manhasset, 516-365-6723, barnesandnoble.com

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