KAREN BRANAN: "The Family Tree." 12:30 p.m. today. Unity Church-Unitarian, 733 Portland Av., St. Paul; 7 p.m. Tue. Magers & Quinn, 3038 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls.

PIERCE BROWN: "Morning Star." 7 p.m. Mon. Barnes & Noble, 2100 N. Snelling Av., Roseville.

CAROL CONNOLLY READING BY WRITERS: Poets Kris Bigalk, Sandy Beach, Lynette Reini-Grandell and others. 7:30 p.m. Tue. University Club, 420 Summit Av., St. Paul.

JOYCE SUTPHEN AND CAROL ALLIS: Poetry reading. 10 a.m. Wed. Edina Senior Center, 5280 Grandview Square, Edina.

ANTON TREUER: "Warrior Nation: A History of the Red Lake Ojibwe." 7 p.m. Wed. Hamline-Midway Library, 1558 W. Minnehaha Av., St. Paul.

CHRISTINE HUSOM: "Snow Globe Mysteries." 7 p.m. Thu. The Bierstube, 109 W. 11th St, Hastings.

MARYANN CORBETT, ANNA GEORGE MEEK, MICHAEL KIESOW MOORE: Poetry reading. 7 p.m. Thu. Common Good Books, 38 S. Snelling Av., St. Paul.

J.D. DELZER: "The Buccaneer of Nemaris." 4:30 p.m. Fri. Giddens/Alumni Learning Center, Hamline University, St. Paul.

MAURE ANN METZGER: "A Prison Called School." 2 p.m. Sat. Barnes & Noble, 2100 N. Snelling Av., Rose­ville.

SHERMAN ALEXIE: "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian." 7 p.m. Sat. $5. Northrop, University of Minnesota, 84 SE. Church St., Mpls.

DIANE DETTMAN: "Courageous Footsteps." 2 p.m. next Sun. Barnes & Noble, 2100 N. Snelling Av., Roseville.

DEBBIE CLARKE MODEROW: "Fast Into the Night." 4 p.m. next Sun. Common Good Books, 38 S. Snelling Av., St. Paul.