Monday

Lee Smith, author of "On Agate Hill," will discuss and sign her 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.

Wednesday

Mary Roach, author of "Spook: Science Looks at the Afterlife," will discuss and sign her work at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday 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.

Oct. 30

Trish Wood, author of "What was Asked of Us: An Oral History of the Iraq War by the Soldiers Who Fought It," will discuss and sign her work Oct. 30 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.

Nicholas Lemann author of "Redemption: The Last Battle of the Civil War," will discuss and sign his work at 7:15 p.m. Oct. 30 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.

Oct. 31

Jan Burke, author of "Kidnapped," will discuss and sign her work at 7:15 p.m. Oct. 31 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.

Nov. 1

Doug Marlette, author of "Magic Time: A Novel," will discuss and sign his work at 7:15 p.m. Nov. 1 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.

Nov. 2

Dr. William Julius Wilson, author of "There Goes the Neighborhood: Racial, Ethnic and Class Tensions in Four Chicago Neighborhoods and Their Meaning for America," will discuss and sign his work at 7 p.m. Nov. 2 on the Clarkston campus of Georgia Perimeter College. The free event is sponsored by the Georgia Center for the Book. Call 404-370-8450, ext. 2225 or visit www.georgiacenterforthebook.org.

Nov. 6

Mary Kay Andrews, author of "Blue Christmas," will discuss and sign her work Nov. 6 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.