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Literary events for week of Oct. 20

For more events or to list author events in our calendar, visit the Press Democrat's events listings at pressdemocrat.com.

Sunday, Oct. 20

Third Sunday Poetry Open Mic, 12:30 p.m., Coffee Catz, Gravenstein Station, 6761 Sebastopol Ave. (Hwy. 12), Sebastopol. Hosted by Sher Christian, lusciouspoetry.typepad.com/sherlianne.

Michael Parenti, “Waiting for Yesterday: Pages from a Street Kid's Life,” 2 p.m.: Delightful vignettes about growing up in a three-generation, working-class, Italian family, along with the amusing predicaments of a street kid's life. Readers' Books, 130 E. Napa St., Sonoma. 939-1779.

Tuesday, Oct. 22

James Preller, “Home Sweet Horror,” 4 p.m.: Meet Liam Finn, who’s just moved into a new home with his father and sister. But this old house that seems empty, isn’t . . . Bloody Mary is here. Called back from the dead by a game, she’s just dying to talk. Copperfield's Books, 140 Kentucky St., Petaluma. 762-0563, copperfieldsbooks.com.

Wednesday, Oct. 23

Educator's Tea with Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, “Now I'll Tell You Everything,” 4 p.m.: Alice

McKinley begins a new phase as a student at the University of Maryland. She experiences many changes, both expected and surprising, that lead her into a future her seventh-grade self could only have imagined. Copperfield's Books, 140 Kentucky St., Petaluma. 762-0563, copperfieldsbooks.com.

Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru, “League of Denial: The NFL, Concussions and the Battle for Truth,” 7 p.m.: League of Denial reveals how the NFL, over a period of nearly two decades, sought to cover up and deny mounting evidence of the connection between football and brain damage. Copperfield's Books, 140 Kentucky St., Petaluma. 762-0563, copperfieldsbooks.com.

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