ED HART: “The Neighborhood by the Falls.” 2 p.m. today. East Lake Library, 2727 E. Lake St., Mpls.

HALLE BUTLER: “The New Me.” 7 p.m. Tue. Subtext Bookstore, 6 W. 5th St., Suite 150, St. Paul.

LORNA LANDVIK: “Chronicles of a Radical Hag (With Recipes).” 7 p.m. Tue. $15. Trinity Lutheran Church, 115 N. 4th St., Stillwater; 7 p.m. Wed. $15. Trinity Episcopal Church, 322 2nd St., Excelsior.

LEIF ENGER: “Peace Like a River.” 6:30 p.m. Thu. Chanhassen Library, 7711 Kerber Blvd., Chanhassen.

C.R. FRIGARD: “The Piano Man” and “The Girl in the Yellow Scarf.” 1 p.m. Sat. Barnes & Noble, Calhoun Village, 3216 W. Lake St., Mpls.

JANE ST. ANTHONY: “Whatever Normal Is.” 2 p.m. Sat. Red Balloon Bookshop, 891 Grand Av., St. Paul.

EVAN JAMES: “Cheer Up, Mr. Widdicombe.” 5 p.m. next Sun. Magers & Quinn, 3038 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls.