SONYA RENEE TAYLOR: “The Body Is Not An Apology.” 5 p.m. Sunday Jefferson School, 1200 W. 26th St., Mpls.

MIDGE BUBANY: “Love ’Em or Leave ’Em Dead.” 6:30 p.m. Mon. St. Anthony Library, 2941 Pentagon Dr. NE., St. Anthony.

ELLE LUNA AND SUSIE HERRICK: “Your Story Is Your Power.” 7 p.m. Mon. Magers & Quinn, Mpls.

MIKE MARTIN: “A History of the 4th Wisconsin Infantry and Cavalry in the American Civil War.” 7 p.m. Mon. Lowell Inn, 102 N. 2nd St., Stillwater.

BIRCHBARK BOOKS READING SERIES: With Diane Wilson, Anthony Ceballos, James Lenfestey and Susan Power. 7 p.m. Wed. Bockley Gallery, 2123 W. 21st St., Mpls.

DJ SAVARESE: “A Doorknob for an Eye.” 6:30 p.m. Thu. Minneapolis Institute of Art, 2400 3rd Av. S., Mpls.

THOMAS FOX AVERILL: “Found Documents From the Life of Nell Johnson Doerr.” 7 p.m. Thu. Common Good Books, 38 S. Snelling Av., St. Paul.

MINNESOTA AUTHORS: A celebration of the bookstore’s 31st anniversary with book signings by authors. Noon Sat. Once Upon a Crime, 604 W. 26th St., Mpls.

ANN B. MAKENA: “Parenting Children Into Wholeness.” 2 p.m. Sat. Barnes & Noble, Har Mar Mall, 2100 N. Snelling Av., Roseville.

JON SOLINGER: “Working Land.” 2 p.m. Sat. Chanhassen Library, 7711 Kerber Blvd., Chanhassen.

BE HEARD MN YOUTH POETRY SLAM FINALS: 7 p.m. Sat. $7-$10. SteppingStone Theatre, 55 N. Victoria St., St. Paul.