AMES SHELDON: “Eleanor’s Wars.” Noon today. Chapter 2 Books, 226 Locust St., Hudson, Wis.

LEE SVITAK DEAN AND RICK NELSON: “The Great Minnesota Cookie Book.” Noon today. Grand Fete, 512 2nd St., Hudson, Wis.; 2 p.m. next Sun. Common Good Books, 38 S. Snelling Av., St. Paul.

NICK WROBLEWSKI: “Hush Hush, Forest.” 1 p.m. today. Magers & Quinn, 3038 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls.

JOHN J. MORIARTY AND SIAH L. ST. CLAIR: “A Field Guide to the Natural World of the Twin Cities.” 7 p.m. Mon. University of Minnesota, Bell Museum of Natural History, 2088 W. Larpenteur Av., Falcon Heights; 7 p.m. Thu. Common Good Books, 38 S. Snelling Av., St. Paul.

ALLEN ESKENS: “The Shadows We Hide.” 6:30 p.m. Tue. River Falls Library, 140 Union St., River Falls, Wis.

BILL LINDEKE: “Minneapolis-St. Paul Then and Now.” 6 p.m. Thu. Hennepin History Museum, 2303 3rd Av. S., Mpls.

BRIAN LAIDLAW: “The Mirrormaker.” 6:30 p.m. Thu. Open Book, 1011 Washington Av. S., Mpls.

BARB GEIGER: “Paddle for a Purpose.” 7 p.m. Thu. Subtext Bookstore, 6 W. 5th St., St. Paul.

BANFILL-LOCKE READING SERIES: With Peter Campion and Janna Knittel. 7:30 p.m. Fri. Banfill-Locke Center, 6666 East River Rd., Fridley.

ANDREA SWENSSON: “Got to Be Something Here: The Rise of the Minneapolis Sound.” 1 p.m. Sat. Common Good Books, 38 S. Snelling Av., St. Paul.

SARAH STONICH: “Laurentian Divide.” 2 p.m. Sat. Magers & Quinn, 3038 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls.

GARY LINDBERG: “Letters From Elvis.” 5 p.m. Sat. Barnes & Noble, Calhoun Village, 3216 W. Lake St., Mpls.

SUSAN WARDELL: “My Grandma’s Hands.” Noon next Sun. Chapter 2 Books, Hudson, Wis.

AMY PENDINO: “The Witness Tree.” 2 p.m. next Sun. Chapter 2 Books, Hudson, Wis.