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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Upcoming events 2018: February 21: unCommon Salon@theResearch Commons of NYU Libraries. March 4: Westchester County League of Women Voters. March 6: Decision Women in Commerce & Professions Women’s History Month DinnerMarch 10: Keynote, Joint Journalism & Communications Historians Conference, New York City. April 15: Nassau County and Farmingdale-Bethpage historical societies at the Farmingdale Public LibraryApril 29: St. George’s School. May 20: Women’s Suffrage and NYC: A Centennial Celebration Symposium: Bronx Historical Society and Woodlawn Cemetery  June 14: Roosevelt Island Historical Society. August 4: Shelter Island Historical Society.

The Suffragents in the news: Reviews of the book .  . . Notices and articles about the Suffragents . . . Brooke’s articles in various publications . . . Brooke’s “Summer Camp Newsletters,”  the logs posted real-time for events around the publication of The Suffragents  . . . and the Suffragents on Facebook.