NICK ADAMS: "My Dear Wife and Children: Civil War Letters from a 2nd Minnesota Volunteer" and "The Uncivil War: Battle in the Classroom." 2 p.m. today. Barnes & Noble, Har Mar Mall, 2100 N. Snelling Av., Roseville.

RACHEL HILLS AND KATE HARDING: 7 p.m. Mon. Magers & Quinn, 3038 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls.

LINDA GROVER: "The Road Back to Sweetgrass." 7 p.m. Tue. SubText, 6 W. 5th St., St. Paul.

ELISSA COTTLE: With her creative writing students. 7 p.m. Thu. Tin Bins Cafe, 413 E. Nelson St., Stillwater.

TIM JOLLYMORE: "Listener in the Snow." 10 a.m. Fri. Lake Country Booksellers, 4766 Washington Square, White Bear Lake.

SEN. AMY KLOBUCHAR: "The Senator Next Door." 7:30 p.m. Fri. Unity Unitarian Church, 732 Holly St., St. Paul.

TIM JOLLYMORE: "Observation Hill." 2 p.m. Sat. Barnes & Noble, Har Mar Mall, 2100 N. Snelling Av., Roseville.; 1 p.m. next Sun. Chapter 2 Books, 226 Locust St., Hudson, Wis.

TONY RAUCH AND JARDA CERVENKA: 7 p.m. Sat. SubText, 6 W. 5th St., St. Paul.

FREDERICK BLANCH: "Mudge and Where the Rainbow Ends." 2 p.m. next Sun. Barnes & Noble, Har Mar Mall, Roseville.