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October book events

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Unless otherwise indicated, event is a reading and/or book signing. Call the location for details. To list your event in this calendar, contact Jim Harris at “Books,” Arkansas Times, P.O. Box 34010, Little Rock, AR 72203 or by phone (501) 375-2985, fax (501) 375-3623 or e-mail: jim@arktimes.com. 8 Sally Gorham Eastwood reviews “The Historian” by Elizabeth Kostova, 1 p.m., Indian Hills Country Club, Fairfield Bay, North Central Arkansas Foundation for the Arts and Education book review 9 Lila Wistrand Robinson (“Eight Years in the Amazon Headwaters”), 1:30 p.m., TBIB 13 Educator reception with Little Rock School District’s Dora Wallace and Central High’s Robin McWilliams, 6 p.m., BN-LR 14 Booklovers’ Anonymous Club discussions “Middlesex” by Jeffrey Eugenides, 6:30 p.m., BN-LR 15 Jan Brett (“Honey … Honey … Lion!”), 10 a.m. BN-LR, and 5 p.m., TBIB 15-23 Educator Appreciation Week, BN-LR 16 Mike Shoulders (“N Is for Natural State: An Arkansas Alphabet”), 2 p.m., Waldenbooks-NLR 17 Cookie’s Bookgroup discusses “The Dante Club” by Matthew Pearl, 7 p.m., TBIB 18 WordsWorth Book Club discusses “She Walks These Hills” by Sharon McCrumb, 7 p.m., WW 22 Theresa Beiner (“Gender Myths vs. Working Realities”), 1-3 p.m., WW; Donald Hays (“Dying Light: And Other Stories”), 2 p.m., TBIB 26 Grif Stockley (“Daisy Bates: Civil Rights Crusader From Arkansas”), 4-6 p.m., WW; ABC Book Club discusses “The Grapes of Wrath” by John Steinbeck, 7:30 p.m., BN-LR 29 Ben Smith (“The Tsunami Restaurant Cookbook”), 1 p.m., TBIB Every Tuesday Little Rock Chess Association, learn how to play or enjoy a friendly game, 7 p.m., BN; Children’s Storytime, 10 a.m., BN; Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m., BAM Every Thursday Storytime, 10 a.m., BN Every Saturday Themed storytime, 10:30 a.m., BAM; Last Sunday of month Pajama storytime, 6 p.m., BN; Family Game Night, 7 p.m., BN Every second and fourth Thursday C.U.R.E. meeting, 7 p.m., BN AREA BOOKSTORES: BAM: BOOKS-A-MILLION, 2747 LAKEWOOD VILLAGE DRIVE, NLR, 771-7581 BREN: BRENTANO’S BOOKSTORE, PARK PLAZA, 663-0324 BN-LR: BARNES & NOBLE-CHENAL, 11500 FINANCIAL CENTRE PARKWAY, 954-7648 BN-NLR: BARNES & NOBLE-NORTH LITTLE ROCK, 4000 MCCAIN BLVD., 771-1124 LB: LORENZEN & CO. BOOKSELLERS, 7509 CANTRELL ROAD, 663-8811 PA: PYRAMID ART, BOOKS AND CUSTOM FRAMING, MUSEUM CENTER, 500 E. MARKHAM ST., SUITE 110, 372-5824 RMBG: RIVER MARKET BOOKS AND GIFTS, COX CREATIVE CENTER, 120 COMMERCE ST., 918-3093 TBMP: THAT BOOKSTORE AT MOUNTEBANQ PLACE, 1107 OAK ST., CONWAY, 888-287-7791 TBIB: THAT BOOKSTORE IN BLYTHEVILLE, 316 W. MAIN ST., BLYTHEVILLE, 870-763-3333 T&T: TYLER AND TYLER BOOKSELLERS, 4558 JFK BLVD., NLR, 753-8530 WALD: WALDENBOOKS, MCCAIN MALL, 758-5447 WW: WORDSWORTH BOOKS & CO., 5920 R ST., 663-9198

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