Book events

BATON ROUGE

Sunday

  • “SUCCESS IN THE CITY” SUNDAY SOIREE: 4 p.m., Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. An evening of networking, jazz and spoken word showcasing local authors and poets from Baton Rouge and surrounding areas. Books will be available for purchase.

Tuesday

  • THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY BOOK CLUB: 7 p.m., Jones Creek Regional, 6222 Jones Creek Road. “The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary” by Simon Winchester.

Saturday

  • MICHELLE MCCALOPE SIGNS “GOOD JOB:” 10 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 2590 CitiPlace Court. (225) 926-2600.

LAFAYETTE

Wednesday

  • SHELFIES UNITE!: 4 p.m., Jefferson Street Library, 538 Jefferson St. Celebrate Teen Read Week with selfies with a book, bookshelf or a bookshelf selfie. Come to the library or send yours to awander@state.lib.la.us. (337) 261-5787.

CHERE COEN BOOK SIGNING: 2 P.M., BARNES & NOBLE, 5705 JOHNSTON ST. COEN WILL SIGH “HAUNTED LAFAYETTE” AND “MAGIC’S IN THE BAG.” (337) 989-4142.

NEW ORLEANS

Wednesday

  • CARL HIASSEN READING AND SIGNING: 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St. Hiassen will read and sign “Skink: No Surrender”. (504) 899-7323.

WAYNE PARENT READING AND SIGNING: 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St. Parent will discuss and sign “Louisiana Field Guide.” (504) 895-2266.

Friday

  • JERVEY TERVALON: 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St. Tervalon will talk about his new book, “Monster’s Chef.” (504) 899-7323.
  • TIMOTHY DUFFY READING AND SIGNING: 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St. Duffy will read and sign “We Are the Music Makers” with live music from Major Handy. (504) 895-2266.