November 11, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
And in the print “Books” version on Sunday:
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Upcoming in 2018: April 22: Nassau County Historical Society at the Jericho Public Library. April 29: St. George’s School Women’s Leadership Group May 12: East Hampton Library’s Tom Twomey Series (interviewing NY Times media columnist, Jim Rutenberg) May 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.