Monday

Simon Schama, author of "Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves, and the American Revolution," will discuss and sign his work Monday at the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum Visitors Center, 990 Peachtree St. in Atlanta. A reception 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.

Erskine Clarke, author of "Dwelling Place: A Plantation Epic," will discuss and sign copies of his work at 7 p.m. Monday at the Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St. in Decatur. The free event is part of the Decatur Arts Festival. Call 404-370-8450, ext. 2225 or visit www.georgiacenterforthebook.org.

Tuesday

Augusten Burroughs, author of "Possible Side Effects," will talk about his work at 8 p.m. Tuesday at 7 Stages, 1005 Euclid Ave. in Little Five Points. The event, which is sponsored by Outwrite Books, is $5. Call 404-607-0082.

Elizabeth Dulemba, children's book illustrator and author of "Glitter Girl and the Crazy Cheese," will discuss and sign copies of her work at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St. in Decatur. The free event is sponsored by the Georgia Center for the Book. Call 404-370-8450, ext. 2225 or visit www.georgiacenterforthebook.org.

Neil Hanson, author of "Unknown Soldiers," will sign copies of his work at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Chapter 11 Books at Ansley Mall at 1544 Piedmont Ave. in Atlanta. The event is free. Call 404-872-7986.

Wednesday

The Gwinnett Daily Post Book Club will meet to discuss "The Tenth Circle" by Jodi Picoult at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Collins Hill Library meeting room. The library is located at 455 Camp Perrin Road in Lawrenceville. The meetings are free. Call Rachael Mason 770-963-9205, ext. 1324, for details about time and location of the meeting.

A book bash will be held for Gay Talese, author of "A Writer's Life," Wednesday at the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum Visitors Center, 990 Peachtree St. in Atlanta. The author will discuss and sign his work. A reception 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.

Jill McCorkle, author of "Tending to Virginia," will discuss and sign copies of her work at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St. in Decatur. The free event is part of the Decatur Arts Festival. Call 404-370-8450, ext. 2225 or visit www.georgiacenterforthebook.org.

Thursday

Rosemary Daniell, author of "Secrets of the Zona Rosa," will sign copies of her work at 7 p.m. Thursday at Chapter 11 Books at Ansley Mall at 1544 Piedmont Ave. in Atlanta. The event is free. Call 404-872-7986.

May 29

All branches of the Gwinnett County Public Library will be closed on May 29 to observe Memorial Day. Book drops will be open at all branches. The libraries will reopen at 9 a.m. on May 30. For book renewal information, call 770-822-5351 or visit www.gwinnettpl.org.

May 31

Ann Fessler, author of "The Girls Who Went Away: The Hidden History of Women Who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades Before Roe vs. Wade," will sign copies of her work at 7 p.m. May 31 at Chapter 11 Books at Ansley Mall at 1544 Piedmont Ave. in Atlanta. The event is free. Call 404-872-7986.

June 2

Charles de Lint, author of "Widdershins," will sign copies of his work at 7 p.m. June 2 at the Chapter 11 Books at Ansley Mall at 1544 Piedmont Ave. in Atlanta. The event is free. Call 404-872-7986.

Brad Thor, author of "Takedown," will sign copies of his work at 6:30 p.m. June 2 at the Chapter 11 Books located at 6237 Roswell Road in Sandy Springs. The event is free. Call 404-256-5518.

June 5

Ann B. Ross, author of "Miss Julia Stands Her Ground," will discuss and sign her work at 7 p.m. June 5 at the Five Forks branch of the Gwinnett Public Library, located at 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road. The event is free. Call 770-978-5154 or visit www.gwinnettpl.org.

June 8

Alan Furst, author of "The Foreign Correspondent," will discuss and sign his work June 8 at the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum Visitors Center, 990 Peachtree St. in Atlanta. A reception 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.

Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins, authors of "The Rapture," will sign their work at 6 p.m. June 8 at Costco, located at 6350 Peachtree Dunwoody Road in Atlanta. The event is free. Call 770-671-1950.

June 10

Patti Callahan Henry, author of "Where the Light Breaks," and Mary Alice Monroe, author of "Skyward," will discuss and sign their work at 2 p.m. June 10 at the Collins Hill Branch of the Gwinnett Public Library, located at 455 Camp Perrin Road in Lawrenceville. Call 770-978-5154 or visit www.gwinnettpl.org.