Tuesday 8/22: 90×90 presents: Wet Hot Arab-American Summer. PEN Center USA in partnership with The Radius of Arab American Writers (RAWI) presents readings by Laila Lalami, Stephanie Abraham, Conner Habib, and Jennifer Jajeh. Hosted by Randa Jarrar. 8 p.m. at Cielo Galleries/Studios.
Thursday 8/24: Paula Poundstone discusses and signs The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Skylight Staff Showcase. You gotta see it to believe it. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Friday 8/25: The Last Book Review. Hosted by Ever Mainard. 8 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Gorgeous Stories. Performances from Terrie Silverman’s famous workshop. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar discusses Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship On and Off the Court. 4 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Sunday 8/27: Fourth Sundays Poetry, featuring readings by Douglas Manuel and Angela Penaredondo. 2 p.m. at the Claremont Public Library.
The Nebraska Girl open reading. Hosted by Wyatt Underwood. 2 p.m. at Beyond Baroque (in the Poets Garden). Free.
Stephanie Himango discusses and signs Get in the Ring: The Tale of Bruno the Boxer, Steve Snyder discusses and signs Shot Down: The True Story of Pilot Howard Snyder and the Crew of the B-17 “Susan Ruth,” and Tim Langdell discusses and signs The Rise of the Angeliti. 4 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
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