HOPE JAHREN: “Lab Girl.” 7 p.m. Mon. Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Mpls.

JO WELDON: “Fierce.” 7 p.m. Mon. Magers & Quinn, 3038 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls.

KARMA BROWN: “The Life Lucy Knew.” 7 p.m. Mon. River Falls Library, 140 Union St., River Falls, Wis.

UP ALL NIGHT THRILLERS AUTHOR TOUR: With Jenny Milchman, Randall Silvis, Sandra Block and Carter Wilson. 7 p.m. Mon. Once Upon a Crime, 604 W. 26th St., Mpls.

R.J. KERN: “Unchosen Ones.” 6 p.m. Tue. $2-$4. Scott County Historical Society, 235 S. Fuller St., Shakopee.

ARCHIE BONGIOVANNIE AND TRISTAN JIMERSON: “A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns.” 7 p.m. Tue. Subtext, 6 W. 5th St., St. Paul.

DIANNA HUNTER: “Wild Mares.” 7 p.m. Tue. ­Quatrefoil Library, 1220 E. Lake St., Mpls.

LITERATURE LOVERS’ NIGHT OUT: Cherise Wolas, Amber Brock, Susan Meissner and Karma Brown. 7 p.m. Tue. $11; 952-401-0932 for tickets. Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce, 37 Water St., Excelsior; 7 p.m. Wed. $11; 651-430-3385 for tickets. Grand Banquet Hall, 301 S. 2nd St., Stillwater.

ALICE BOLIN: “Dead Girls.” 7 p.m. Wed. Magers & Quinn, 3038 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls.

TRACY YOUNGBLOM: “One Bird a Day.” 7 p.m. Wed. Eat My Words, 214 NE 13th Ave., Mpls.

JOHN KRIESEL: “Still Standing.” 6 p.m. Thu. Summit Brewing, 910 Montreal Circle, St. Paul.

MICHAEL KARNS, LISA GOLDEN SCHROEDER, DENNIS BECKER: “Untamed Mushrooms.” 6 p.m. Thu. Norway House, 913 E. Franklin Av., Mpls.

LORIN ROBINSON: “The 13.” 7 p.m. Thu. Subtext Bookstore, 6 W. 5th St., St. Paul.

PATRICIA CUMBIE: “The Shape of a Hundred Hips.” 7 p.m. Thu. Open Book, 1011 Washington Av. S., Mpls.

TOM MURRAY: “Fathers, Sons, and the Holy Ghosts of Baseball.” 7 p.m. Thu. Magers & Quinn, 3038 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls.

DAVID FANTLE AND TOM JOHNSON: “Hollywood Heyday.” 7 p.m. Thu. Jewish Community Center, 1375 St. Paul Av., St. Paul.

CARY GRIFFITH: “Gunflint Burning.” 10 a.m. Fri. Lake Country Booksellers, White Bear Lake.

HERNAN DIAZ: “In the Distance.” 4 p.m. next Sun. Open Book, 1011 Washington Av. S., Mpls.