Post Scripts

* FRI, OCT 13: Latino Literature Prize winner Ilan Stavans will be at the University Coop bookstore to sign copies of his last book, Bandido: Oscar "Zeta" Acosta and the Chicano Experience, 2pm. Hunter S. Thompson fans will note that Acosta was "the Samoan" in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and is credited with coining the phrase "gonzo journalism"...

* SAT, OCT 14: Paul D. Epner, author of the kids' book Herbert Hilligan and HIs Magical Lunchbox, will sign copies of his book at BookStop Central Park, 11am... Mitchell Gaynor, M.D., author of Healing Essence, will discuss his book at BookPeople, 2pm... Attention, feline lovers! Charlotte Dalton, author of Sparkle's Tidbits of Advice for Cats, will be at Barnes & Noble for a booksigning (and Pet Adoption Day), 4-6pm.

* MON, OCT 16: Honduran poet Roberto Sosa will read from his collection Common Grief: Selected Poems, 7pm...

* THU, OCT 19: Fiction writer Lorrie Moore will read from her short story collections in the HR Humanities Research Center, fourth floor auditorium, 7:30pm...

- Margaret Moser

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