* FRI, NOV 24: Patricia Bauer Slate presents the re-release of The Sweetish Hill Bakery Cookbook at BookPeople, 2pm. Slate will have samples of her famous cookies and pastries to taste while you get 20 years of Sweetish Hill's best recipes... Miss Slate's earlier appearance? Hie thee to Barnes & Noble, for another signing/sampling, 7-9pm. (Sweetish Hill's Prinz Tom cake is my fave!).

* SAT, NOV 25: Another tasty booksigning at BookPeople, this time with Daniel Reveles, author of Enchiladas, Rice & Beans, 2pm. Salsa and chips, too -- yum!... Lars Eighner, author of the critically acclaimed Travels with Lizbeth, signs his latest, Pawn to Queen Four, at Bookstop Central Park,
2-4pm... Local writer Joe D. Winter, author of The First Trail Drive, will be at Bookstop Crossroads to sign his latest, Cow Pasture Pool: Golf on the Muni Tour, 5-7pm.

* SUN, NOV 26: Mehdi Alavi will be at Bookstop Lincoln Village for a signing of his book, O God!, 4-6pm. O God! explores dialogue between people of Jewish and Islamic faiths... Gerald (Graveyard Working) Duff will be at Book People for a reading of That's All Right, Mama: The Unauthorized Life of Elvis's Twin, 5pm. (See review this page)... Kinky (God Bless John Wayne) Friedman will be honored at a birthday party at Barnes & Noble, 5-9pm. Music, munchies, and a belching contest (!) are on the sched.

* MON, NOV 27: Cheryl and Bill Jami-son's The Border Cookbook is the subject of a signing/tasting at Book People, noon...

-- Margaret Moser

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