Today

Darlene Wofford, author of "Edgewise: An Assignment to Remember," will sign and discuss her work at 2 p.m. today at Wordsmith Books, 141 E. Trinity Place, Decatur. Call 404-378-7166.

Monday

Chris Matthews, author of "Life is a Campaign," 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.

Wednesday

Sherry Austin, author of "The Days Between the Years," will discuss and sign copies of her work at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Barnes and Noble at the Mall of Georgia, 3333 Buford Drive, Buford. Call 678-482-4150 or visit www.sherryaustin.com.

Friday

Sherry Austin, author of "The Days Between the Years," will discuss and sign copies of her work at 1 p.m. Friday 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.

Richard H. Sams, author of "Atlanta is Ours: The Plot to Capture Sherman," will discuss and sign copies of his work at 7 p.m. Nov. 27 at the DeKalb History Center, 101 E. Court Square, Decatur. Call 404-370-8450, ext. 2225.

David Baldacci, author of "Stone Cold," will discuss and sign copies of his work at 7 p.m. Nov. 27 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.

Nov. 28

Georgina Howell, author of "Gertrude Bell: Queen of the Desert, Shaper of Nations," will discuss and sign copies of her work at 7 p.m. Nov. 28 at the Michael Carlos Museum at Emory University, 571 S. Kilgore Circle, Atlanta. Call 404-370-8450, ext. 2225.

Nov. 30

Chanda Bell, co-author of "Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition," will discuss and sign copies of her work at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Nov. 30 at Storyville Children's Books, 11035 Bell Road, Duluth. The event is part of a children's storytime pajama party. Call 770-813-9522 or visit www.mystoryville.com.

Dec. 1

Sidney Perkowitz, author of "Hollywood Science," will discuss and sign copies of his work at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1 at Wordsmiths Books, 141 E. Trinity Place, Decatur. Call 404-378-7166.

Dec. 3

Frank Warren, author of "A Lifetime of Secrets: A PostSecret Book," will discuss his work at 7 and 9 p.m. Dec. 3 at Push Push Theater, 121 New St., Atlanta. Call 404-377-6332.

Dec. 6

Nathan McCall, author of "Them," will discuss and sign copies of his work at 7 p.m. Dec. 6 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.

Tom Brokaw, journalist and author of "Boom! Voices of the '60s," will discuss his work at 4 and 8 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, Call 404-814-4000 or visit www.atlantahistorycenter.com.

Dec. 9

Kathy Hogan Trocheck, aka Mary Kay Andrews, author of "Blue Christmas," will sign copies of her work Dec. 9 at Wordsmiths Books, 141 E. Trinity Place, Decatur. Time is TBA. Visit www.avondaletourofhomes.com.

Working Title Playwrights will meet at 1 p.m. Dec. 9 at Wordsmiths Books, 141 E. Trinity Place, Decatur. On the second Sunday of each month, a contemporary play is selected for reading aloud, followed by discussion. The group is free and open to the public. Call 404-378-7166.

Dec. 11

Ted Kerasote, author of "Merle's Door," will discuss and sign copies of his work at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11 at Wordsmiths Books, 141 E. Trinity Place, Decatur. Call 404-378-7166.

Dec. 13

A Holiday Spectacular will be held at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum, 990 Peachtree St., Atlanta. Atlanta Public Schools Elementary Honor Chorus will perform, and Terry Kay will read his Christmas story, "To Whom the Angel Spoke." The event is free. Call 770-578-3502 or visit www.gwtw.org.

Jan. 9

Crescent Dragonwagon, author of "The Cornbread Gospels," will discuss and sign copies of her work at

7 p.m. Jan. 9 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.

Jan. 13

Kathy L. Patrick, author of "The Pulpwood Queens' Tiara-Wearing, Book-Sharing Guide to Life," will discuss and sign copies of her work at 2 p.m. Jan. 13 at Wordsmiths Books, 141 E. Trinity Place, Decatur. Call 404-378-7166.

Working Title Playwrights will meet at 1 p.m. Jan. 13 at Wordsmiths Books, 141 E. Trinity Place, Decatur. On the second Sunday of each month, a contemporary play is selected for reading aloud, followed by discussion. The group is free and open to the public. Call 404-378-7166.

SideBar: If You Go

What: Book signing and discussion with Brock Clarke, author of "An Arsonist's Guide to Writers' Homes in New England"

When: 7:30 p.m. Monday

Where: Wordsmiths Books, 141 E. Trinity Place, Decatur

Cost: Free

Info: The Gwinnett Daily Post Book Club will be discussing this book at its monthly meeting, which will be held at

7 p.m. Nov. 27 at Gwinnett County Public Library's Collins Hill branch, 455 Camp Perrin Road, Lawrenceville. For information on the book signing, call 404-378-7166. For information on the book club, call 770-963-9205, ext. 1305.