ANDREA SWENSSON: “Got to Be Something Here.” 2 p.m. today. Barnes & Noble, Har Mar Mall, 2100 N. Snelling Av., Roseville.

WILLIAM BURLESON: “Tales of Block E.” 2 p.m. today. Hennepin History Museum, 2303 3rd Av. S., Mpls.

ELIZABETH FOY LARSEN: “111 Places in the Twin Cities That You Must Not Miss.” 3 p.m. today. Birchbark Books, 2115 W. 21st. St., Mpls.

ANNE FADIMAN: 7:30 p.m. Mon. $5. Soap Factory, 514 SE. 2nd St., Mpls.

CAROL CONNOLLY READINGS BY WRITERS: Maryanne Corbett, Norita Dittberner-Jax, Mary Moore Easter, Kevin FitzPatrick and Michael Moos. Hosted by Tim Nolan. 7:30 p.m. Tue., University Club of St. Paul, 420 Summit Av.

DANNI STARR: “Empathy and Eyebrows,” 7 p.m. Fri., Subtext Bookstore, 6 W. 5th St., St. Paul.