JEFF SHAARA, author of "The Last Full Measure," which is a companion volume to his father's book, "Killer Angels," the classic novel about the Civil War, will be at The King's English Book Shop on Tuesday, June 2, 7 p.m. to both read and sign books. For more information call 484-9100.

- BARNES AND NOBLE STORES will have several events this week. Among them: Ellen Snortland reading and discussing her new book about ways for women to protect themselves, "Beauty Bites Beast," on Tuesday, June 2, 7:30 p.m. at the downtown store. Denie Hiestand, author of "Back to Life," a guide to regaining spiritual focus, will be at the downtown store on Friday, June 5, at 7:30 p.m. Cal Glover ("The Millennium Proj-ect") will discuss and sign his apocalypic novel in Layton on Friday, June 5, 7-9 p.m. and downtown on June 7 from 4-6 p.m.- STERLING VAN WAGENEN, producer of "A Trip to Bountiful" and other movies, will offer a lecture about "How to Think Like a Screenwriter" on Wednesday, June 3, 7 p.m. at the Holladay Library, 2150 E. 4800 South. The lecture is free. Call 272-7301 for more information.