In a bizarre and brainy twist on "American Idol," four outstanding authors compete before a live audience and three celebrity judges in this internationally acclaimed series. The night's wise and wisecracking judges: Bob Schneider, Sarah Bird, and Owen Egerton. The night's battling authors: Manuel Gonzales, Jennifer DuBois, Neal Pollack, and Elizabeth McCracken. Literary laffs! Belletristic bellicosity! Hosted by Adrian Todd Zuniga! Thu., April 3, 6:30pm. $12.