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Guide to South Fork Author Talks

Eric Alterman, Robert W. Goldfarb, Lucette Lagnado, Roger Rosenblatt and David Sanger among the novelists and non-fiction writers who will speak at Hamptons libraries and bookstores this summer.

Nearly every day for the next two months from Westhampton to Montauk, you can meet an author at a bookstore or library.

Check out Patch's roundup of author visits to see if one of your favorite authors is on the calendar, or check it out for a writer whose work you'd like to learn more about.

June 30

Pauline Sutcliffe and Diane Vitale, In Conversation with Stuart Sutcliffe, East Hampton Library, 1 p.m.

Merle Hoffman, Intimate Wars, BookHampton, East Hampton, 5 p.m.

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Eric Alterman, The Cause, BookHampton, East Hampton, 8 p.m. 

Robert Goolrick, Heading Out to Wonderful, Books and Books, Westhampton Beach, 1 p.m.

July 6

Artie Bennett, Poopendous!, Hampton SynagogueWesthampton Beach, 10:30 a.m.

Lucette Lagnado, The Arrogant Years, Fridays at Five, , Bridgehampton, 5 p.m.

July 7

Alan Furst, Mission to Paris, , Sag Harbor, 5 p.m.

July 10

Roger Rosenblatt, Kayak Morning: Reflections on Love, Grief, and Small Boats, , Southampton, 7 p.m.

July 12

Henry Osmers, American Gibraltar: Montauk, and the Wars of America,Hampton Bays Library, Hampton Bays, 7 p.m.

July 13

Shira Nayman, A Mind of Winter, Westhampton Free Library, Westhampton Beach, 6:30 p.m.

Matthew McGevna,  Long Island Noir, Westhampton Free Library, Westhampton Beach, 6:30 p.m.

Warren Phillips, Newspaperman, Fridays at Five, , Bridgehampton, 5 p.m.

July 14   

Phil Berg, What a Ride, East Hampton Library, 3 p.m. 

Louis Begley,  Schmidt Steps Back, Amagansett Library's Authors After Hours, 6 p.m.

Christina Alger, The Darlings, BookHampton, East Hampton, 8 p.m. 

Rachel S. Cox, Into Dust and Fire, , Southampton, 5 p.m.

July 15

Matilda Cuomo, The Person Who Changed My Life: Prominent People Recall Their Mentors, Quogue Library, Quogue, 5 p.m.

July 17

Liza Mundy, The Richer Sex: How the new majority of breadwinners is transforming sex, love, and family, , Southampton, 7 p.m.

July 19

Robert W. Goldfarb, What’s Stopping Me From Getting Ahead? Winning and Keeping a Job in a Difficult Economy, , Southampton, 7 p.m.

July 20

Linda Fairstein, Night Watch, Books and Books, Westhampton Beach, 4 p.m. 

Louis Begley, Schmidt Steps Back, Fridays at Five, , Bridgehampton, 5 p.m.

July 21 

Carole Stone, American Rhapsody, poems, East Hampton Library, 1 p.m. 

Hilma Wolitzer, An Available Man, Amagansett Library's Authors After Hours, 6 p.m.

Jennifer Gilbert, I Never Promised You a Goodie Bag: A Memoir of a Life Through Events—The Ones You Plan and the Ones You Don't, , Southampton, 5 p.m.

Carmela Ciuraru, Nom de Plume, , Sag Harbor, 5 p.m.

Linda Fairstein, Night Watch, BookHampton, East Hampton, 5 p.m. 

Joseph Kanon, Istanbul Passage, Books and Books, Westhampton Beach, 3 p.m.

July 22

Warren Phillips, Newspaperman, Books and Books, Westhampton Beach, 3 p.m.

Tim Weiner, Enemies: A History of the FBI, Quogue Library, Quogue, 5 p.m.

July 24

Kate S. Lombardi, The Mama’s Boy Myth: Why Keeping Our Sons Close Makes Them Stronger, , Southampton, 7 p.m.

July 27

Liza Klaussmann, Tigers in Red Weather, Books and Books, Westhampton Beach, 7 p.m.

Dava Sobel, A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionalized the Cosmos, Fridays at Five, Hampton Library, Bridgehampton, 5 p.m.

July 28

Redjeb Jordania, All My Georgias: Paris-New York-Tbilisi, 1 p.m.

Carl Safina, The View from Lazy Point, Amagansett Library's Authors After Hours, 6 p.m.

Gail Levin, Lee Krasner, BookHampton, East Hampton, 5 p.m. 

July 29

Robert K. Massie, Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman, Quogue Library, Quogue, 5 p.m.

Aug. 3

Lynn Sherr, Swim: Why We Love the Water, Fridays at Five, , Bridgehampton, 5 p.m.

Aug. 4      

Roger Rosenblatt,  Kayak Morning: Reflections on Love, Grief and Small Boats, Amagansett Library's Authors After Hours, 6 p.m. 

Aug. 5

Cristina Alger, The Darlings: A Novel, Quogue Library, Quogue, 5 p.m. 

Aug. 8

Stefanie Pintoff, Secret of the White Rose, , Southampton, noon

Aug. 9

Annabel Monaghan, A Girl Named Digit, Quogue Library, Quogue, 4 p.m.

Aug. 10

Robert Caro, The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Fridays at Five, , Bridgehampton, 5 p.m.

Aug. 11

Erica Reid, The Thriving Child: Parenting Successfully through Allergies, Asthma and Other Common Challenges, BookHampton, East Hampton, 5 p.m.

Hollister Rand, I'm Not Dead, I'm Different: Kids in Spirit Teach Us About Living a Better Life on Earth, Westhampton Free Library, Westhampton Beach, 5 p.m.

Aug. 12

Andrea Kane, The Line Between Here and Gone, Westhampton Free Library, Westhampton Beach, 3 p.m. 

Harlan Coben, Stay Close, Quogue Library, Quogue, 5 p.m.

Aug. 15

Gail Levin, Lee Krasner: A Biography, , Southampton, noon

Aug. 16

Amy Sohn, Motherland, BookHampton, East Hampton, 8 p.m.

Aug. 17

Bill Schutt, Dark Banquet: Blood and the Curious Lives of Blood-Feeding Creatures, Quogue Wildlife Refuge, East Quogue, 8 p.m.

Kati Marton, Paris: A Love Story, Fridays at Five, , Bridgehampton, 5 p.m.

Aug. 18    

Drs. Paul and Evelyn Moschetta, Are You Roommates or Soul Mates?, East Hampton Library, 1 p.m.

Allan Retzky,  Vanished in the Dunes, Amagansett Library's Authors After Hours, 6 p.m.

Jodi Kantor, The Obamas, Westhampton Free Library, Westhampton Beach, 3 p.m.

Aug. 19

Jules and Kate Feiffer, No Go Sleep!, Westhampton Free Library, Westhampton Beach, 3 p.m.

Roger Rosenblatt, Kayak Morning: Reflections on Love, Grief and Small Boats, Quogue Library, Quogue, 5 p.m.

Aug. 22

Minerva Taylor, The Mole Brothers’ Magnificent Mission, Quogue Library, Quogue 11 a.m. 

Aug. 24

Mike Lupica, Game Changers True Legend, Fridays at Five, , Bridgehampton, 5 p.m.

Aug. 25  

Herbert Wahlsteen, Paumanok 2, poems, East Hampton Library, 1 p.m.

Dava Sobel, A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionized the Cosmos, Amagansett Library's Authors After Hours, 6 p.m.

David Sanger, Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power, BookHampton, East Hampton, 8 p.m. 

Aug. 26

Martin Amis, Lionel Asbo: State of England, Westhampton Free Library, Westhampton Beach, 4 p.m.

Aug. 31

Martin Amis, Lionel Asbo: State of England, BookHampton, East Hampton, 8 p.m.

Is our list missing any author visits you know of? Email brendan.j.oreilly@patch.com

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