Sunday, Oct. 27
Zombie Walks for teens, 11 a.m., meet at the bookstore dressed as a zombie, Copperfield's Books, 138 North Main St., Sebastopol, 823-2618, copperfieldsbooks.com.
Tuesday, Oct. 29
Jayne Anne Phillips, “Quiet Dell,” reading and mixer, 6:30 p.m., Copperfield's Books, 775 Village Court, Santa Rosa, 578-8938, copperfieldsbooks.com.
Stephen Jimenez, “The Book of Matt: The Hidden Truths About the Murder of Matthew Shepard,” 7 p.m., Copperfield's Books, 138 North Main St., Sebastopol, 823-2618, copperfieldsbooks.com.
Anne Lamott, “Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, Hope, and Repair,” 7 p.m., Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. (415) 927-0960, bookpassage.com.
Wednesday, Oct. 30
Mac Barnett & Jon Scieszka, “Battle Bunny,” 3 p.m., Copperfield's Books, 140 Kentucky St., Petaluma. 762-0563, copperfieldsbooks.com.
Friday, Nov. 1
Alice Hoffman, “Survival Lessons,” literary luncheon, 12 p.m., Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. (415) 927-0960, bookpassage.com. The ticket price of $55 includes lunch and a signed book
Women's Night Out With Erica Jong, “Fear of Flying anniversary edition,” 7 p.m., Doubletree, One Doubletree Drive, Rohnert Park, This is a ticketed event in which the book is part of the ticket, along with dessert hors d'oeuvres and a no host bar. The cost of the event is $65 for two, which includes one $35 book and reception. $20 for one person to attend (does not include the book). Info, copperfieldsbooks.com.