Newsday: Author Events on Long Island, week of Nov. 12, 2017

 

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November 11, 2017

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Author events on Long Island, week of Nov. 12

Local and big-time writers sign their works on all corners of the Island.

Author Brooke Kroeger comes to the Suffolk County

Author Brooke Kroeger comes to the Suffolk County Historical Society in Riverhead on Nov. 16. Photo Credit: Kristin Hoebermann

Tuesday, Nov. 14

Ronkonkoma resident John P. Cardone talks about and signs copies of “Waterviews: The Healing Power of Nature,” part of the Long Island Authors Group series. At 6:30 p.m., The Dolphin Bookshop & Café, 299 Main St., Port Washington; 516-767-2650, thedolphinbookshop.com

Wednesday, Nov. 15

New Yorker magazine staff writer John McPhee, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for “Annals of the Former World,” reads from and talks about his work, part of the Great Writers, Great Readings series. At 11:15 a.m., Hofstra University South Campus, Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Axinn Library, Hempstead; 516-463-5669, hofstra.edu/gwgr

Thursday, Nov. 16

Brooke Kroeger, a professor at New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, talks about and signs copies of “The Suffragents: How Women Used Men to Get the Vote,” part of the Book and Bottle series. Admission, $5, includes wine and cheese and access to current exhibits. Register in advance. At 6 p.m., Suffolk County Historical Society, 300 W. Main St., Riverhead; 631-727-2881 ext. 100, suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org

Friday, Nov. 17

Rockville Centre resident Edward T. Byrne talks about and signs copies of his novel “Love’s Not Over ’Til It’s Over.” At 7 p.m., Turn of the Corkscrew Books and Wine, 110 N. Park Ave., Rockville Centre; 516-764-6000, turnofthecorkscrew.com

Saturday, Nov. 18

Lisa Immordino Vreeland talks about and signs copies of “Love, Cecil: A Journey with Cecil Beaton.” Register in advance. At 5 p.m., BookHampton, 41 Main St., East Hampton; 631-324-4939, bookhampton.com

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And in the print “Books” version on Sunday:

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The Suffragents won the  Gold Medal in US History in the 2018 Independent Publisher Book Awards competition.

National History Day contestants: Please read this.

Upcoming in 2018: April 22: Nassau County Historical Society  at the Jericho Public LibraryApril 29: St. George’s School Women’s Leadership Group May 12: East Hampton Library’s Tom Twomey Series (interviewing NY Times media columnist, Jim RutenbergMay 20: Women’s Suffrage and NYC: A Centennial Celebration Symposium: Bronx Historical Society and Woodlawn Cemetery  June 14: Roosevelt Island Historical Society. July 7 East Hampton Library’s Tom Twomey Series (hosting with Sara Davison the garden author and expert Charlotte M. Frieze) : August 4: Shelter Island Historical Society.

Read about The Suffragents in reviews, notices and articles, in articles by Brooke, on Facebook, and in Brooke’s informal “Summer Camp Newsletter” posts.