Steven Sieden, the author of a book called Buckminster Fuller's Universe, helps Capitol Hill's neatest science-minded bookstore celebrate the birthday of Fuller, who was a really interesting thinker.
Local publisher Fuzzy Hedgehog Press brings two sci-fi authors to town. Anderson's Insomnium is "the third in her Isaac the Fortunate series." The Summer is about "a time traveler" who "offers a farmer the opportunity to reverse the effects of a terrible famine and plague." Free.
Watson's third volume of Unlovable presumably contains the same awkward, funny stories as the previous two outings. Davis's How to Be Happy is a collection of cartoons that, she points out in the foreword, are not actually about how to be happy. Free.