There will be a book signing for first-time novelist Barbara Berot ("When Europa Rode the Bull") at 7 p.m. Thursday in Barnes & Noble, 1565 Niagara Falls Blvd. Call 837-7209 for more information.
Susan Jacoby, author of "Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism," will sign copies of her book at 4 p.m. Friday in Talking Leaves, 951 Elmwood Ave.
A book signing and publication party with Barbara Tedlock, author of "The Woman in the Shaman's Body: Reclaiming the Feminine in Religion and Medicine," will be held at 5 p.m. Friday in Talking Leaves Books, 3158 Main St. Tedlock is a professor of anthropology at the University at Buffalo. For more information, call 837-8554.
-- Cindy Szymanski