KAREN ROBARDS: “The Moscow Deception.” 6:30 p.m. Mon. River Falls Library, 140 Union St., River Falls, Wis.

DAVID HOUSEWRIGHT: “Like to Die.” 7 p.m. Tue. Once Upon a Crime, 604 W. 26th St., Mpls.; 7 p.m. Wed. Barnes & Noble, Har Mar Mall, 2100 N. Snelling Av., Roseville.

JAMES ANDERSON O’NEAL: “Riley and the Great War.” 7 p.m. Tue. Magers and Quinn Booksellers, 3038 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls.

READING BY WRITERS: With Nicole Borg, Tim Nolan, Eric Tu and others. 7:30 p.m. Tue. University Club of St. Paul, 420 Summit Av., St. Paul.

DONNA ISAAC AND JANNA KNITTEL: “Footfalls” and “Fish & Wild Life.” 7 p.m. Wed. Subtext Bookstore, 6 W. 5th St., Suite 150, St. Paul.

PAUL ARNESON: “I Closed Too Many Eyes.” 7 p.m. Wed. Magers and Quinn Booksellers, 3038 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls.

AHMED ISMAIL YUSUF: “The Lion’s Binding Oath.” 7 p.m. Thu. Subtext Bookstore, 6 W. 5th St., Suite 150, St. Paul.

ALEXIS FARJADO: “Kid Beowulf.” Red Balloon Bookshop, 891 Grand Av., St. Paul.

AMY THIELEN: “Give a Girl a Knife.” 7 p.m. Thu. Magers and Quinn Booksellers, 3038 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls.