KATHLEEN BELEW: "Bring the War Home." Noon Tue. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 12th St. and Nicollet Mall, Mpls.

HEATHER THOMPSON BUUM: "With Mirth and Laughter." 4 p.m. Tue. University of Minnesota Bookstore, Coffman Union, 300 Washington Av. SE., Mpls.

A CELEBRATION OF GREAT MINNESOTA WRITERS: 7 p.m. Tue. $40, tickets at eventbrite.com. Commodore Hotel, 79 N. Western Av., St. Paul.

AMES SHELDON: "Don't Put the Boats Away." 7 p.m. Wed. Excelsior Bay Books, 36 Water St., Excelsior.

KYLE MILLS: "Vince Flynn's Lethal Agent." 7 p.m. Wed. Once Upon a Crime, 604 W. 26th St., Mpls.

THRITY UMRIGAR: "The Secrets Between Us." 7 p.m. Thu. Plymouth Library, 15700 36th Av. N., Plymouth.

AMITAV GHOSH: "Gun Island." 7:30 p.m. Thu. Grace-Trinity Community Church, 1430 W. 28th St., Mpls. Hosted by Rain Taxi.

DEAN HOVEY: "Stolen Past." 10 a.m. Fri. Lake Country Booksellers, 4766 Washington Square, White Bear Lake.

PAULINE KNAEBLE WILLIAMS: "Night Shade." 7 p.m. Fri. Eat My Words Bookstore, 214 13th Av. NE., Mpls.; 1 p.m. Sat. Barnes & Noble Galleria, Edina; 1 p.m. next Sun. Under Pressure Brewery, 8806 7th Av., Golden Valley.

STORIED OWL BOOKS GRAND OPENING: 10 a.m. Sat. Storied Owl Books, 2059 Randolph Av., St. Paul.

ANGELA WIX: "Llewellyn's Little Book of Unicorns." Noon Sat. Chapter 2 Books, 226 Locust St., Hudson, Wis.

DAN PILKEY: "Dog Man." 6:30 p.m. Sat. Red Balloon Bookshop, 891 Grand Av., St. Paul.