Only three readings tonight.

Sharon Alexander reads at Pilot Books tonight as part of Small Press Fest. Alexander is "an interdisciplinary artist and writer living in Seattle." Her poems and prose have appeared all over the small press.

Town Hall hosts Stephen Hall (no relation) tonight. Hall, the author of Wisdom, will relay "a dramatic history of wisdom, from its sudden emergence" to now. Does wisdom suddenly emerge?

But there's only one reading of the night tonight. Chang-Rae Lee reads at the Seattle Public Library tonight. He is the author of a number of great novels, including Aloft. The Surrendered is a novel about the Korean War that represents his most Tolstoyan effort to date. If you love fiction, you should come to this reading.

The full readings calendar, including the next week or so, is here. And if you're planning on staying in and you're looking for personalized book recommendations, feel free to tell me the books you like and ask me what to read next over at Questionland.