LEGS MCNEIL, JENNIFER OSBORNE
The authors of The Other Hollywood: The Uncensored Oral History of the Porn Industry, talk with film critic Warren Etheredge. University Book Store, 4326 University Way NE, 634-3400, 7 pm, free.
Prince of Fire is an espionage novel. Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way NE, 366-3333, 7 pm, free.
KURT ANDERSEN, GREG BEAR, JANELLE TAYLOR, JENNIFER ZWICK
The novelist and journalist Andersen leads a group discussion about art, literature, and science called "The Persistence of Frankenstein: Art, Science and Creation." Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave, Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium, 386-4636, 7 pm, free.
See Stranger Suggests, p. 19. Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Ave, 652-4255, 7 pm, free.
The mathematician discusses Electric Universe: The Shocking True Story of Electricity. Town Hall Seattle, 652-4255, 7 pm, $5.
The English Book is Twigg's new collection of poetry. Elliott Bay Book Company, 101 S Main St, 624-6600, 7:30 pm, free.
Space Between the Stars: My Journey to an Open Heart is a memoir. Elliott Bay Book Company, 624-6600, 7:30 pm, free.
RICHARD F. GROVES, HENRIETTE KLOUSER
American Book of Dying is a book about caretaking. Third Place Books, 366-3333, 6 pm, free.
Opalescence is a book of poetry. Elliott Bay Book Company, 624-6600, 7:30 pm, free.
Queer Street is a mystery set in 1940s Seattle. University Book Store, 634-3400, 7 pm, free.
MARY ANNE MERCER, STEVE GLOYD, STEPHEN BEZRUCHKA
A reading by several contributors to the essay collection Sickness and Wealth: The Corporate Assault on Global Health. University Book Store, 634-3400, 7 pm, free.
The journalist and novelist reads from March, a Civil War novel. Elliott Bay Book Company, 624-6600, 7:30 pm, free.
The Deep Dark: Disaster and Redemption in America's Richest Silver Mine is about something that happened in 1972 in Kellogg, Idaho. University Book Store, 634-3400, 7 pm, free.
FAILED! A View of America from the Middle Class is an "in-depth look at how the government and politicians have led us to this American crisis." Third Place Books, 366-3333, 7 pm, free.
The Reluctant Healer is about finding peace, comfort, and stuff like that. Elliott Bay Book Company, 624-6600, 7:30 pm, free.
MATT BRIGGS, REBECCA BROWN, NANCY KIEFER
The novelist Rebecca Brown has written text in response to painter Nancy Kiefer's dark portraits. Woman in Ill-Fitting Wig is the product of their collaboration. Tonight, fiction writer Briggs leads a discussion about the relationship between writing and painting. Richard Hugo House, 1634 11th Ave, 322-7030, 7:30 pm, $5 members, $7 general admission.