Monday

"LEONARDO DA VINCI": 7 p.m., Henson Auditorium, New School, 5333 Danneel St., New Orleans.Walter Isaacson discusses and signs his book. A portion of the proceeds benefit the school. Garden District Book Shop to sell. (504) 895-2266. gardendistrictbookshop.com.

 Tuesday

"LEONARDO DA VINCI": 7 p.m., Jewish Community Center, 5342 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Walter Isaacson reads and signs his new book about the Renaissance genius. Octavia Books to sell. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.

Saturday

"THE ADVENTURES OF SHIKO AND WALTER": 11 a.m., Barnes and Noble, Premier Center II, 3414 U.S. 190, Suite 10, Mandeville. Karen Wallsten reads and signs her children's book. (985) 626-8884. barnesandnoble.com.

"CAJUN ABC" and "THE UNHUGGABLES" 11:30 a.m., Barnes and Noble, 3721 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie. Illustrator Alexis Braud shares her latest children's titles reading and signing. (504) 455-4929. barnesandnoble.com.

"EMPOWER NOW FOR WOMEN": 11 a.m., Bolden Room 1, Hyatt Regency, 601 Loyola Ave., New Orleans. Dr. Amber Robins launches the book about seven authors who talk about their experiences as minority women professionals, with a panel discussion.

 Nov. 29

"FAIR LABOR LAWYER — THE REMARKABLE LIFE OF NEW DEAL ATTORNEY AND SUPREME COURT ADVOCATE BESSIE MARGOLIN": noon, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans./ Marlene Trestman discusses Margolin's work and their impact on the Nuremberg Military Tribunals. (504) 528-1944, ext. 4636. nationalww2museum.org.

"NEW ORLEANS & THE WORLD — 1718-2018 TRICENTENNIAL ANTHOLOGY": 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. Editor Nancy Dixon leads a panel discussion with contributors Jack Davis, Freddi Evans and Alison Fensterstock. (504) 895-2266. gardendistrictbookshop.com.

"SLOBBERKNOCKER — MY LIFE IN WRESTLING": 7 p.m. Barnes and Noble, 3721 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie. Jim Ross signs his life in the sport . (504) 455-4929. barnesandnoble.com.

 Nov. 30

"NEW ORLEANS — THE FIRST 300 YEARS": 5 p.m., Pitot House's Vino on the Bayou event, 1440 Moss St., New Orleans. Editor Erroll Laborde signs his book at the benefit for The Louisiana Landmarks Society. $5. (504) 482-0312. louisianalandmarks.org.

"CONCIERGE — A BLACK RAVEN NOVEL": 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. Stella Barcelona discusses and signs her book about a New Orleans artist and human trafficking. (504) 895-2266. gardendistrictbookshop.com.

 Dec. 2

"CINDERELLA BATTISTELLA": 11:30 a.m., Barnes and Noble Westbank, Westbank Centre, 1601B West Bank Expressway, Harvey. Bob Bruce signs copies of his Louisiana retelling of the classic story. (504) 2663-1146. barnesandnoble.com.

"NEW ORLEANS — THE FIRST 300 YEARS": 1 p.m., Barnes and Noble, Premier Center II, 3414 U.S. 190, Suite 10, Mandeville. Project editor Errol Laborde discusses and signs the book. (985) 626-8884. barnesandnoble.com.

"EVERYDAY KOREAN — FRESH, MODERN RECIPES FOR HOME COOKS": 2 p.m., Ancora, 4508 Freret St., New Orleans. Kim Sunee signs her book, with cocktails and small bites. Garden District Book Shop to sell. (504) 895-2266. gardendistrictbookshop.com.

 Dec. 6

"CODE GIRLS — THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE AMERICAN WOMEN CODEBREAKERS OF WORLD WAR II": 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. Liza Mundy discusses and signs her book about the American women who helped win the war. (504) 895-2266. gardendistrictbookshop.com.

 Dec. 9

"THE CAJUN CORNBREAD BOY AND THE BUTTERMILK BISCUIT GIRL": 11:30 a.m., Barnes and Noble Westbank, Westbank Centre, 1601B West Bank Expressway, Harvey. Illustrator Marita Gentry discusses and signs the book. (504) 2663-1146. barnesandnoble.com.

"GOODNIGHT TO DA PARISH": 2 p.m., Barnes and Noble Westbank, Westbank Centre, 1601B West Bank Expressway, Harvey. Cornell Landry signs his newest children's book about St. Bernard. (504) 2663-1146. barnesandnoble.com.

"THE GROUCHY HISTORIAN — AN OLD-TIME LEFTY DEFENDS OUR CONSTITUTION AGAINST RIGHT-WING HYPOCRITES AND NUTJOBS": 3 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Emmy Award-winning actor Ed Asner discusses and signs his book. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.

 Dec. 13

"BEYOND THE CROSSROADS — THE DEVIL AND THE BLUES TRADITION": 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. Adam Gussow discusses and signs his book examines the relationship between the music and the figure. (504) 895-2266. gardendistrictbookshop.com.

 Dec. 16

"THE VERY FIRST CHRISTMAS STOCKING" AND "THE GIFTS OF THE 7 COINS — THE NEVER BEFORE TOLD NATIVITY STORY": 2 p.m., Premier Center II, 3414 Highway 190, Suite 10, Mandeville. Terry Lafargue signs his children's books. (985) 626-8884. barnesandnoble.com.