Monday

Thomas Lux, author of "The Cradle Place" will read from his work at 7:15 p.m. Monday 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.

Tuesday

Amy Sedaris, author of "I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence" will talk about and sign copies of her work at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St. in Decatur. The free event is sponsored by Outwrite Books and the Georgia Center for the Book. Call 404-370-8450, ext. 2225 or visit www.georgiacenterforthebook.org.

Thursday

The Gwinnett Daily Post Book Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Collins Hill Library located at 455 Camp Perrin Road in Lawrenceville. The group will discuss "The Tattoo Artist" by Jill Ciment. The meeting is free. The book is available for $12.95. Call Rachael Mason at 770-963-9205, ext. 1324.

James Alexander Thom, author of "St. Patrick's Battalion," will discuss and sign his work at 7:15 p.m. Thursday 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.

Friday

Broughton Coburn, author of "Himalaya; Personal Stories of Grandeur, Challenge and Hope," will discuss and sign his work at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library, 441 Freedom Parkway in Atlanta. The event is co-sponsored by the Carter Library and the Georgia Center for the Book. Admission is free. Call 404-865-7100 or visit www.jimmycarterlibrary.gov.

Dec. 4

Richard Ford, author of "The Lay of the Land," will discuss and sign his work on Dec. 4 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. Admission is $10. Reservations are requested. Free parking is available behind the Visitors Center on Crescent Avenue. Call 770-578-3502 or visit www.gwtw.org.

Kati Marton, author of "The Great Escape: Nine Jews Who Fled Hitler and Changed the World," will discuss and sign her work at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library, 441 Freedom Parkway in Atlanta. The event is co-sponsored by the Carter Library and the Georgia Center for the Book. Admission is free. Call 404-865-7100 or visit www.jimmycarterlibrary.gov.

Dec. 6

Former president Jimmy Carter, author of "Palestine Peace Not Apartheid," will sign copies of his work at 7 p.m. Dec. 6 at Books-A-Million at Discover Mills, 5900 Sugarloaf Parkway in Lawrenceville. Tickets are free and will be distributed starting at 10 a.m. Dec. 6. Call 678-847-5155.

Dec. 7

Hank Klibanoff and Gene Roberts, authors of "The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation," will discuss and sign their work on Dec. 7 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. Admission is $10. Reservations are requested. Free parking is available behind the Visitors Center on Crescent Avenue. Call 770-578-3502 or visit www.gwtw.org.

Bonne Davis Cella, author of "Fixing the Moon" will discuss and sign her work at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library, 441 Freedom Parkway in Atlanta. The event is co-sponsored by the Carter Library and the Georgia Center for the Book. Admission is free. Call 404-865-7100 or visit www.jimmycarterlibrary.gov.

John McCutcheon, author of "Christmas in the Trenches," will discuss and sign copies of his work at 7:15 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St. in Decatur. The free event is sponsored by Outwrite Books and the Georgia Center for the Book. Call 404-370-8450, ext. 2225 or visit www.georgiacenterforthebook.org.

Dec. 8

Former president Jimmy Carter, author of "Palestine Peace Not Apartheid," will sign copies of his work at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 8 at Jimmy Carter Presidential Library, 441 Freedom Parkway in Atlanta. Admission is free. Call 404-577-7377.

Dec. 14

Renee Dodd, author of "A Cabinet of Wonders," will discuss and sign her work at 7:15 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St. in Decatur. The free event is sponsored by Outwrite Books and the Georgia Center for the Book. Call 404-370-8450, ext. 2225 or visit www.georgiacenterforthebook.org.