Sam Weller's Bookstore, 254 S. Main, will host an event with Dan Wells, author of "I Don't Want to Kill You," March 29, 6-7:30 p.m.

Kingsbury Hall, University of Utah., will host a lecture with author and scholar bell hooks (nee Gloria Watkins), March 30, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are free and available by calling 801-581-7100 or visiting

The King's English Bookshop, 1511 S. 1500 East, will host an event Tim Sullivan, author of "No Communication with the Sea: Searching for an Urban Future in the Great Basin," March 31, 7 p.m. The bookshop will also host a poetry evening, April 1, 7 p.m.

Alta High School, 11055 S. 1000 East, will host an event with H.W. Brands, author of "American Dreams," April 2, 10 a.m.