Wednesday

"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.

Thursday

"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.

"SOUTHERN GIRL MEETS VEGETARIAN BOY — DOWN HOME CLASSICS FOR VEGETARIANS (AND THE MEAT EATERS WHO LOVE THEM)": 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Food Network Star winner and chef Damaris Phillips discusses and signs her book. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.

"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.

Saturday

"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.

"KRAUSS — THE NEW ORLEANS VALUE STORE": 1:30 p.m. Barnes and Noble, 3721 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie. Edward Branley discusses and signs his book about the Canal Street retailer. (504) 455-4929. 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.

"ST. BERNARD PARISH MASSACRE": 3:30 p.m. Barnes and Noble, 3721 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie. Chris Dier shares his research into the 1868 event. (504) 455-4929. barnesandnoble.com.

 Dec. 5

"NEW ORLEANS AND THE WORLD — 1718-2018 A TRICENTENNIAL ANTHOLOGY:" 6 p.m. Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Editors and contributors to the book of essays will be on hand to discuss and sign the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities book. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.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.

"LAST CHRISTMAS IN PARIS — A NOVEL OF WORLD WAR I": 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Heather Webb discusses and signs her romantic novel of the Great War. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.

 Dec. 9

"THE DANCE HALLS OF SPANISH LOUISIANA": 10:45 a.m., Chalmette Battlefield, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, 8606 W. St. Bernard Highway, Chalmette. Sara Ann Harris signs her book about community gathering places nurtured in the Isleños culture. (504) 281-0510. nps.gov/jela.

"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.

"THE INCOMPARABLE MAGAZINE STREET": 1:30 p.m. Barnes and Noble, 3721 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie. John Magill presents his book about the New Orleans shopping thoroughfare. (504) 455-4929. 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.

"YOUNG COMIC'S GUIDE TO TELLING JOKES — BOOK 1": 2 p.m. Barnes and Noble, 3721 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie. Michael Strecker discusses and shares his comedy. (504) 455-4929. 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. The Emmy Award-winning actor discusses and signs his book. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.

"THE PEOPLE'S GROCER — JOHN G. SCHWEGMANN, NEW ORLEANS, AND THE MAKING OF THE MODERN RETAIL WORLD": 3:30 p.m. Barnes and Noble, 3721 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie. David Cappello signs and discusses his book about the legendary Schwegmann. (504) 455-4929. barnesandnoble.com.

 Dec. 10

"BAYOU ST. JOHN — A BRIEF HISTORY": 12:30 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Cassie Pruyn discusses her book about the waterway. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.

 Dec. 11

"LEONARDO DA VINCI": 7 p.m., The New Orleans Advocate, 840 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Walter Isaacson discusses his book with Susan Larson as moderator with a question and answer period. Garden District Book Shop to sell. Reserve book at lruello@theadvocate.com by Dec. 6. Reserve seat at noawalterisaacson.eventbrite.com.

 Dec. 12

"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. 13

"CRAZY ON THE BAYOU — FIVE SEASONS OF LOUISIANA HUNTING, FISHING, AND FEASTING": 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Humberto Fontova discusses and signs his book about a proposed reality TV show. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.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.

"NUMBER ONE OVERALL — IN THE THIRD PERSON": 2 p.m., Barnes and Noble Westbank, Westbank Centre, 1601B West Bank Expressway, Harvey. Gregory Forney signs his reality-based novel as seen by someone in the third person. (504) 2663-1146. barnesandnoble.com.