(READING) From the ashes of Grant Cogswell's failed campaign for Seattle City Council in 2001 comes Zioncheck for President: A True Story of Idealism and Madness in American Politics, former Stranger staffer Phil Campbell's memoir/dissection of all that went wrong (and occasionally right) on the campaign trail. (Elliott Bay Book Company, 101 S Main St, 624-6600. 7:30 pm, free.)