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

November 11, 2017


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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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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 and was a finalist for the 2018 Sally and Morris Lasky Prize, presented by the Center for Political History.  See Summer Camp Newsletters” and Facebook posts from book-related appearances. Reviews, notices, and articles about my books are under their titles here. My articles are here.

Upcoming Events: September 23: Bentson Dean’s Lecture, College of Arts and Science, New York University. October 17: Suffragents Panel, National Archives, Washington DC.  [2020] March 27 Ephemera Society of America, 40th annual conference, Old Greenwich CT. June 4-6Métiers et professions des médias (XVIIIe-XXIe siècles),”  Université de Lausanne (Switzerland).

Happened 2019: Exhibition Opening Remarks: “Women Get the Vote: A Historic Look at the Nineteenth Amendment,“New York Society Library. February 23: Public Values in Conflict with Animal Agribusiness Practices,” UCLA Law School, Los Angeles.  March 13: The Suffragents,” Scarsdale Woman’s Club, Scarsdale NY. March 24: League of Women Voters, Albany County at the Bethlehem (NY) Public LibraryMarch 25:Judges, Lawyers, and Women’s Suffrage: Recognizing the Men Who Stood with Women on the Front Lines,” Gender Fairness Committee of the Third Judicial District, CLE, NY State Courts at SUNY Albany Law School, Albany NY. May 15: “The Republican Suffragents,” National Women’s Republican Club, New York City. August 7:  Panel, “From Emma Goldman to the Marketplace of Ideas: Marking the 100th Anniversary of Free Speech at the Supreme Court.” (page 40) AEJMC, Toronto. August 14: Webinar, National Park Service.