ABDI NOR IFTIN: "Call Me American." 7 p.m. Mon. Magers & Quinn, 3038 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls.

CHRISTINE BAUER: "Those Three Words." 6 p.m. Tue. Subtext Bookstore, 6 W. 5th St., Suite 150, St. Paul.

C.L. POLK: "Witchmark." 7 p.m. Tue. Magers & Quinn, 3038 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls.

CARA BLACK: "Murder on the Left Bank." 7 p.m. Tue. Once Upon a Crime, 604 W. 26th St., Mpls.; 7 p.m. Wed. Common Good Books, 38 S. Snelling Av., St. Paul.

DAVID HOUSEWRIGHT: "Like to Die." 7 p.m. Thu. Subtext Bookstore, 6 W. 5th St., Suite 150, St. Paul.

SCOTT CARLSON: "Twin Cities Beer." 7 p.m. Thu. RoseĀ­ville Library, 2180 N. Hamline Av., Roseville.

CAROL L. MACALLISTER AND MAYR BOROS: "Thinking Out Loud" and "The Dance of Creation." 10 a.m. Fri. Lake Country Booksellers, 4766 Washington Square, White Bear Lake.

SUSAN WIGGS: "Between You and Me." 1 p.m. Sat. River Falls Library, 140 Union St., River Falls, Wis.