The Bistro Bookers will meet at 6 p.m. Monday to discuss "City on the Edge: Buffalo, NY" with reviewer Mark Goldman. The event is hosted by Chef's Restaurant, 291 Seneca St. For more information, call 856-9187.
Author Katherine Arnoldi will read from and sign copies of her new book, "All Things are Labor: Stories," at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Talking Leaves Books, 3158 Main St. For more information on this free event, call 837-8554.
The next installment of the Gray Hair Reading Series will feature readings with poets Max Wickert and Paul T. Hogan at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Hallwalls at Babeville, 341 Delaware Ave. For more information, call 854-1694 or visit www.hallwalls.org. Admission is $5.
Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society will present the lecture "Alice: Alice Roosevelt Longworth, from White House Princess to Washington Power Broker" with Stacey A. Cordery at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in 25 Nottingham Court. A book signing and reception will follow. For more information on this free event, call 873-9644 or visit the Historical Society's Web site at www.bechs.org.