Today

Markus Zusak, author of "The Book Thief," will discuss and sign copies of his work at 7 p.m. today at the Marcus Jewish Community Center, 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody. Call 770-396-3250 or visit www.atlantajcc.org.

Monday

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox, author of "Revolution of Hope," will discuss and sign copies of his work at 7 p.m. Monday at the Jimmy Carter Library and Museum, 441 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta. Call 404-865-7100.

Tuesday

Ani DiFranco, author of "Verse" poetry collection, will discuss her work at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Wordsmiths Books, 141 E. Trinity Place, Decatur. Call 404-378-7166.

Wednesday

Hugh Howard, author of "Houses of the Founding Fathers," will discuss and sign copies of his work at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Jimmy Carter Library and Museum, 441 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta. Call 404-865-7100.

Beth Wenger, author of the illustrated book "The Jewish Americans: Three Centuries of Jewish Voices in America," will discuss and sign copies of her work at 7 p.m. Wednesday at The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring St., Atlanta. Call 678-222-3700 or visit www.thebreman.org.

Mike Lupica, author of "Hot Hand" and "Two-Minute Drill," will discuss and sign copies of his work at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum, 990 Peachtree St., Atlanta. A reception will be held at 6 p.m. Admission is free for members and $10 for nonmembers. Call 770-578-3502 or visit www.gwtw.org.

Hilary King, author of "Matthew, Mark, Luke and Potluck: Church Poems by Hilary King," will discuss and sign copies of her work at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Wordsmiths Books, 141 E. Trinity Place, Decatur. Call 404-378-7166.

Thursday

David W. Blight, author of "A Slave No More," will discuss and sign his work at 7:15 p.m. Thursday at the Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St., Atlanta. Call 404-370-8450, ext. 2225.

Elizabeth Musser, author of "Searching for Eternity," will discuss and sign copies of her work at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum, 990 Peachtree St., Atlanta. A reception will be held at 6 p.m. Admission is free for members and $10 for non-members. Call 770-578-3502 or visit www.gwtw.org.

Friday

Daniel Howe, author of "What God Hath Wrought," will discuss and sign copies of his work at 7 p.m. Friday at the Jimmy Carter Library and Museum, 441 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta. Call 404-865-7100.

Saturday

Hal Edward Runkel, family therapist and author of "Screamfree Parenting," will discuss and sign copies of his work at 2 p.m. Saturday at Wordsmiths Books, 141 E. Trinity Place, Decatur. Call 404-378-7166.

Beatrice Smith Samples, author of "Maggie McKinnon," will discuss and sign copies of her work from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Borders Mall of Georgia, 1705 Mall of Georgia Blvd., suite 200, Buford. E-mail mbsamples@bellsouth.net.

Nov. 19

Chris Matthews, author of "Life is a Campaign," will discuss and sign copies of his work at 7 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Jimmy Carter Library and Museum, 441 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta. Call 404-865-7100.

Brock Clarke, author of "An Arsonist's Guide to Writers' Homes in New England," will discuss his work at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at Wordsmiths Books, 141 E. Trinity Place, Decatur. Call 404-378-7166.

Nov. 21

Sherry Austin, author of "The Days Between the Years," will discuss and sign copies of her work at 6 p.m. Nov. 21 at Barnes and Noble at the Mall of Georgia, 3333 Buford Drive, Buford. She will also discuss and sign copies of her work at 1 p.m. Nov. 23 at Books-A-Million at Discover Mills, 5900 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville. Call 678-482-4150 or visit www.sherryaustin.com.

Nov. 26

Creston Mapes, author of "Nobody," will discuss his work from 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 26 at LifeWay Mall of Georgia, 3125 Woodward Crossing Blvd., Buford. Call 770-831-7707.

Cal Thomas and Bob Beckel, authors of "Common Ground," will discuss and sign copies of their work at 7 p.m. Nov. 26 at the Jimmy Carter Library and Museum, 441 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta. Call 404-865-7100.

Nov. 27

The Gwinnett Daily Post Book Club will meet at 7 p.m. Nov. 27 at the Gwinnett County Public Library's Collins Hill branch, 455 Camp Perrin Road, Lawrenceville. The group will discuss "An Arsonist's Guide to Writers' Homes in New England" by Brock Clarke, and new members are welcome. Call 770-963-9205, ext. 1305.

SideBar: If you go

' What: Lecture with former Mexican President Vicente Fox, author of "Revolution of Hope"

' When: 7 p.m. Monday

' Where: Jimmy Carter Library and Museum, 441 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta

' Cost: The event is free and open to the public.

' Info: Following the lecture, Fox will sign copies of his work. Call 404-865-7100 or visit www.jimmycarterlibrary.org.