Ginny Hogan discusses and signs Toxic Femininity in the Workplace: Office Gender Politics Are a Battlefield. 8 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Launch party for The Performing Art of Therapy: Acting Insights and Techniques for Clinicians with Mark O’Connell, Phillip Ringstrom, and Robin Weigert. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Friday 10/11: Kathryn Bowers and Barbara Natterson-Horowitz discuss and sign Wildhood: The Epic Journey from Adolescence to Adulthood in Humans and Other Animals. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Rob Fitterman and Kim Calder read from their poetry. 8 p.m. at the Poetic Research Bureau.
Saturday 10/12: Alan Paul and Andy Aledort discuss and sign Texas Flood: The Inside Story of Stevie Ray Vaughan. 4 p.m. at Book Soup.
Lummox Press presents the first group reading of Lummox #8, featuring: Lynne Bronstein, Don Campbell (and Calokie), Jackie Chou, Kit Courter, Sharyl Collin, Alicia Viguer-Espert, Martina Gallegos, Friday Gretchen, Charles Harmon, Gil Hagen Hill, Marie Lecrivain, Mike Meloan, Linda Neal, Kevin Ridgeway, Lisa Segal, Nancy Shiffrin, Vachine, and Kelsey Bryan-Zwick. Hosted by RD Armstrong. 4 p.m., Beyond Baroque, $10/members free.
Mike Pearl discusses his debut nonfiction book The Day it Finally Happens: Alien Contact, Dinosaur Parks, Immortal Humans―and Other Possible Phenomena, with Brian Merchant. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Sunday 10/13: Soap Box Poets open reading. Hosted by Jessica Wilson Cardenas. Sign-ups start at 1:45 p.m. at Beyond Baroque.
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