Book events going around Tucson for the week of October 1-7, 2012 include various book club meetings and author meetings. See below for more info.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
- 2 p.m. at Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr Library – Abbett Mystery Book Club: This month’s book is The Jefferson Key by Steve Berry.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
- 7 p.m. at Clues Unlimited – Thomas Cobb: This is an author talk and signing event related to his book With Blood in their Eyes.
- 7 p.m. at Mostly Books – Non-Fiction Discussion: This month’s book is Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President by Candice Millard.
Thursday, October 4, 2012
- 10 a.m. at Oro Valley Library – Leading Ladies of Literature ~ Standing Up, Speaking Out, Making Their Voices Heard: This month’s event is about Abigail Adams to Carrie Nation, Stirrings of the struggle for gender equality.
- 4 p.m. at Oro Valley Library – Crafty Readers: This month’s book is Waltz of the Scarecrows by Constance W. McGeorge.
- 5 p.m. at U of A Bookstore SUMC – Behind the Books: Arizona Firestorm & Navigating Borders: This is an author event related to two new books by U of A professors.
Friday, October 5, 2012
- 7 p.m. at Antigone Books – Lili DeBarbieri: This is an author event related to her book A Guide to Southern Arizona’s Historic Farms & Ranches: Rustic Southwest Retreats.
- 8 p.m. at U of A Modern Languages Building – Liberating Literature: This event features the authors Sandra Cisneros, Manuel Muñoz and Helena María Viramontes reading from their books.
Saturday, October 6, 2012
- 10 a.m. at Flowing Wells Library – First Saturday Book Club: This month’s book is Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson.
- 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. at Mostly Books – Snoozapolooza Party: This is Dr. Seuss storytime event that is part of the store’s anniversary celebration that includes Buy 2 Get 1 Free on Dr. Seuss book’s all weekend.
- 1 p.m. at Arizona State Museum – Carolyn O’Bagy: This is an author event related to her book The Fourth Wife.
- 1 p.m. at Mostly Books – Mystery Afternoon: This Mostly Books Anniversary party continues in the afternoon with local authors Elizabeth Gunn and Susan Cummins Miller signing books.
Sunday, October 7, 2012
- 2 p.m. at Antigone Books – Democracy & Dissent Book Group: This month’s book is Working in the Shadows: A Year of Doing the Jobs (Most) Americans Won’t Do by Gabriel Thompson.