LITERATUREBOOK SALE. The Friends of the Tucson-Pima Public Library present their 27th annual Book Sale from January 31 through February 15 at the Park Mall. About 250,000 items, including books, audio tapes, compact discs and computer software, will be available at amazing prices (average prices range from 50-cents to $2.)
BOOKSIGNING. Antigone Books. 411 N. Fourth Ave. 792-3715. Gay performance artist/activist Tim Miller reads from Shirts and Skin at 7 p.m. Thursday, January 29. Bloodhut Productions will perform a short set of new readings and improvisations entitled From The Vaults at 7:30 p.m. Friday, January 30.
BOOKSIGNING. Clues Unlimited. 123 S. Eastbourne. 326-8533. Clues Unlimited celebrates their second anniversary on Saturday, January 31. Mystery writers Richard Cosgrove, Brian Harper, Pete Hautman, C.E. "Buzz" Poverman, Betsy Thornton, Renee Horowitz, Richard Parish, James Sallis, Jonathan Lowe, Margaret Falk and W. Lane Rogers will be on hand to sign their latest works. Robert Skinner discusses and signs Cat-Eyed Trouble at 3 p.m. In honor of the store's guinea-pig mascots, carrot cake will be served all day. Author Michael Stone will discuss and sign Token of Remorse from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, February 2.
BOOKSIGNING. ASUA Bookstore, just east of Old Main on the University of Arizona mall. Nanci Kincaid signs Pretending the Bed is a Raft at noon Thursday, February 5.
LAMPLIGHT READING. The Blue Willow. 2616 N. Campbell Ave. The Lamplight Reading series presents Scott Stanley and Warren Andrle at 5 p.m. Sunday, February 1. An open reading will follow the featured readers. Call Roberta Howard at 908-0927 for information.
POETIC CONSCIOUSNESS. Award-winning Mexican actress and poet Jana L. Klenburg reads from a new collection of poems, Timeless Resonance: A Poetic Adventure to Higher Consciousness, at 7 p.m. Thursday, January 29, at Barnes and Noble Bookstore, 5130 E. Broadway. Fresh from a reading at the United Nations, Klenburg's free, bi-lingual glimpse into love, spirituality, the holocaust and humor will be followed by a signing. Call 745-9822 for information.
POETRY AND MORE. The Casbah. 628 N. Fourth Ave. Join other Tucson poets and storytellers from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays to share your own works, or listen to the works of others. Call 792-9910 for information.
PROSE KITCHEN. The University of Arizona's newest literary organization, Prose Kitchen, presents a reading and release party for the first issue of Prose Kitchen magazine at 8 p.m. Thursday, February 5, at the Mat Bevel Institute, 530 N. Stone Ave. Call Andy at 903-1197 for information.
STORYTELLING GALORE. St. Philip's in the Hills. 4440 N. Campbell Ave. Join veteran and beginning storytellers at an open Storytelling Gathering at 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 3. Set to meet the first and third Tuesdays of each month, these meetings are an informal way to swap tales and learn the art of storytelling. Call Ron Lancaster at 326-8966 for information.
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