DIANE DETTMAN: "Courageous Footsteps." 2 p.m. today. Barnes & Noble, Har Mar Mall, 2100 N. Snelling Av., Roseville.

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

BETTE HAMMEL: "Wild About Architecture." 6:30 p.m. Mon. Wayzata Library, 620 Rice St., Wayzata.

LORI STURDEVANT: Club Book. 7 p.m. Mon., Rum River Library, 4201 6th Ave., Anoka. FREYA MANFRED: Poetry reading. Noon Tue. MCAD Gallery, 2501 Stevens Av. S., Mpls.

FRANK WHITE: "They Played for the Love of the Game." 12:30 p.m. Tue. Ramsey County Library, 2180 N. Hamline Av., Rose­ville; 7 p.m. Tue. Minnesota History Center, 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul.

CATHERINE MADISON: "The War Came Home With Him." 7 p.m. Wed. Hamline-Midway Library, 1558 W. Minnehaha Av., St. Paul.

EULA BISS: "On Immunity: An Inoculation." 7 p.m. Wed. $25-$50. Fitzgerald Theater, 10 E. Exchange St., St. Paul; 7 p.m. Thu. College of St. Benedict, 37 College Av. S., St. Joseph, Minn.

MICHAEL MCCONNELL AND JACK BAKER: "The Wedding Heard 'Round the World." 7 p.m. Wed. Common Good Books, 38 S. Snelling Av., St. Paul; 7 p.m. Thu. SubText Bookstore, 6 W. 5th St., St. Paul.

POKEN SWORD: Local writers read about "Connection." 6:30 p.m. Fri. $5. 2001 A Space, 2001 NE. 5th St., Mpls.

ALLEN ESKENS: "The Life We Bury" and "The Guise of Another." 11 a.m. Sat. Waseca Library, 408 N. State St., Waseca, Minn.

PEG MEIER: "Bring Warm Clothes." 2 p.m. Sat. Rum River Library, 4201 6th Av., ­Anoka.