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Monday

Diann Valentine, author of "Weddings Valentine Style," will discuss and sign her work Monday at the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum Visitors Center, 990 Peachtree St. in Atlanta. A reception with cash bar will be held at 6 p.m., and the discussion begins at 7 p.m. The event costs $10. Reservations are requested. Free parking is available behind the Visitors Center on Crescent Avenue. Call 770-578-3502 or visit www.gwtw.org.

Tuesday

Sidney Pike, the author of "We Changed the World: Memoirs of a Global Satellite Pioneer," will discuss and sign his work at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Five Forks Branch of the Gwinnett County Public Library, located at 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road, Lawrenceville. The event is free. Visit www.gwinnettpl.org.

Wednesday

A book bash will be held for Gail Sheey, author of "Sex and the Seasoned Woman: Pursuing the Passionate Life" on Wednesday at the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum Visitors Center, 990 Peachtree St. A reception with cash bar will be held at 6 p.m., and the discussion begins at 7 p.m. The event costs $15. Reservations are requested. Free parking is available behind the Visitors Center on Crescent Avenue. Call 770-578-3502 or visit www.gwtw.org.

Thursday

Judith McWillie, author of "No Space Hidden: The Spirit of African American Yard Work," will discuss and sign her book at 7 p.m. Thursday at Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St. in Decatur. Sponsored by Chapter 11 and the Georgia Center for the Book. The event is free. Call 404-370-8450, ext. 2225 or visit www.georgiacenterforthebook.org.

Friday

Jackie Collins, author of "Lovers & Players," will discuss and sign her book at 7 p.m. Friday at the Chapter 11 store at Ansley Mall at 1544 Piedmont Ave. in Atlanta. The event is free. Call 404-822-7986.

Feb. 12

Brian Corrigan, author of "The Poet of Loch Ness," will read from and sign his work at 2 p.m. Feb. 12 at Borders Books and Music at 1705 Mall of Georgia Blvd. in Buford. The event is free. Call 770-904-4106.

Feb. 13

Jay McInerney, author of "The Good Life," will discuss and sign his work Feb. 13 at the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum Visitors Center, 990 Peachtree St. in Atlanta. A reception with cash bar will be held at 6 p.m., and the discussion begins at 7 p.m. The event costs $10. Reservations are requested. Free parking is available behind the Visitors Center on Crescent Avenue. Call 770-578-3502 or visit www.gwtw.org.

Feb. 15

A book bash will be held for Kaye Gibbons, the author of "The Life All Around Me By Ellen Foster," on Feb. 15 at the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum Visitors Center, 990 Peachtree St. in Atlanta. A reception with cash bar will be held at 6 p.m., and the discussion begins at 7 p.m. The event costs $15. Reservations are requested. Free parking is available behind the Visitors Center on Crescent Avenue. Call 770-578-3502 or visit www.gwtw.org.

Feb. 16

Joshua Wolf Shenk, author of "Lincoln's Melancholy: How Depression Challenged a President and Fueled His Greatness," will discuss and sign his book at 7 p.m. Feb. 16 at Jimmy Carter Library, 441 Freedom Parkway in Atlanta. Sponsored by the Georgia Center for the Book and Chapter 11. The event is free. Call 404-370-8450, ext. 2225 or visit www.georgiacenterforthebook.org.

Feb. 17

Leonard Susskind, author of "The Cosmic Landscape: String Theory and the Illusion of Intelligent Design," will discuss and sign his book at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17 at the Jimmy Carter Library, 441 Freedom Parkway in Atlanta. The free event is sponsored by the Georgia Center for the Book, The Chattahoochee Review and Chapter 11. Call 404-370-8450, ext. 2225 or visit www.georgiacenterforthebook.org.

Feb. 21

Kevin Baker, author of "Striver's Row," will discuss and sign his book at 7 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St. in Decatur. The free event is sponsored by the Georgia Center for the Book and Chapter 11. Call 404-370-8450, ext. 2225 or visit www.georgiacenterforthebook.org.

Feb. 22

Martha Grimes, author of "The Old Wine Shades," will discuss and sign her book at 7 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St. in Decatur. The free event is sponsored by the Georgia Center for the Book and Chapter 11. Call 404-370-8450, ext. 2225 or visit www.georgiacenterforthebook.org.

Feb. 23

Sarah Vowell, author of "Assassination Vacation," will discuss and sign her book at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Jimmy Carter Library, 441 Freedom Parkway in Atlanta. Sponsored by the Georgia Center for the Book and Chapter 11. The event is free. Call 404-370-8450, ext. 2225 or visit www.georgiacenterforthebook.org.