Unless otherwise indicated, event is a reading and/or book signing. Call the location for details. To list your event in this calendar, contact Jim Harris at “Books,” Arkansas Times, P.O. Box 34010, Little Rock, AR 72203 or by phone (501) 375-2985, fax (501) 375-3623 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
8 Sally Gorham Eastwood reviews “The Historian” by Elizabeth Kostova, 1 p.m., Indian Hills Country Club, Fairfield Bay, North Central Arkansas Foundation for the Arts and Education book review
9 Lila Wistrand Robinson (“Eight Years in the Amazon Headwaters”), 1:30 p.m., TBIB
13 Educator reception with Little Rock School District’s Dora Wallace and Central High’s Robin McWilliams, 6 p.m., BN-LR
14 Booklovers’ Anonymous Club discussions “Middlesex” by Jeffrey Eugenides, 6:30 p.m., BN-LR
15 Jan Brett (“Honey … Honey … Lion!”), 10 a.m. BN-LR, and 5 p.m., TBIB
15-23 Educator Appreciation Week, BN-LR
16 Mike Shoulders (“N Is for Natural State: An Arkansas Alphabet”), 2 p.m., Waldenbooks-NLR
17 Cookie’s Bookgroup discusses “The Dante Club” by Matthew Pearl, 7 p.m., TBIB
18 WordsWorth Book Club discusses “She Walks These Hills” by Sharon McCrumb, 7 p.m., WW
22 Theresa Beiner (“Gender Myths vs. Working Realities”), 1-3 p.m., WW; Donald Hays (“Dying Light: And Other Stories”), 2 p.m., TBIB
26 Grif Stockley (“Daisy Bates: Civil Rights Crusader From Arkansas”), 4-6 p.m., WW; ABC Book Club discusses “The Grapes of Wrath” by John Steinbeck, 7:30 p.m., BN-LR
29 Ben Smith (“The Tsunami Restaurant Cookbook”), 1 p.m., TBIB
Every Tuesday Little Rock Chess Association, learn how to play or enjoy a friendly game, 7 p.m., BN; Children’s Storytime, 10 a.m., BN; Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m., BAM
Every Thursday Storytime, 10 a.m., BN
Every Saturday Themed storytime, 10:30 a.m., BAM;
Last Sunday of month Pajama storytime, 6 p.m., BN; Family Game Night, 7 p.m., BN
Every second and fourth Thursday C.U.R.E. meeting, 7 p.m., BN
BAM: BOOKS-A-MILLION, 2747 LAKEWOOD VILLAGE DRIVE, NLR, 771-7581
BREN: BRENTANO’S BOOKSTORE, PARK PLAZA, 663-0324
BN-LR: BARNES & NOBLE-CHENAL, 11500 FINANCIAL CENTRE PARKWAY, 954-7648
BN-NLR: BARNES & NOBLE-NORTH LITTLE ROCK, 4000 MCCAIN BLVD., 771-1124
LB: LORENZEN & CO. BOOKSELLERS, 7509 CANTRELL ROAD, 663-8811
PA: PYRAMID ART, BOOKS AND CUSTOM FRAMING, MUSEUM CENTER, 500 E. MARKHAM ST., SUITE 110, 372-5824
RMBG: RIVER MARKET BOOKS AND GIFTS, COX CREATIVE CENTER, 120 COMMERCE ST., 918-3093
TBMP: THAT BOOKSTORE AT MOUNTEBANQ PLACE, 1107 OAK ST., CONWAY, 888-287-7791
TBIB: THAT BOOKSTORE IN BLYTHEVILLE, 316 W. MAIN ST., BLYTHEVILLE, 870-763-3333
T&T: TYLER AND TYLER BOOKSELLERS, 4558 JFK BLVD., NLR, 753-8530
WALD: WALDENBOOKS, MCCAIN MALL, 758-5447
WW: WORDSWORTH BOOKS & CO., 5920 R ST., 663-9198
Ted Suhl was sentenced this morning by federal Judge Billy Roy Wilson on four counts of attempting to bribe a state official to help his mental health business supported by Medicaid money. He received 84 months and a $200,000 fine and is to report to prison in early January. He will appeal.
Blogger Russ Racop raises an interesting question, as he sometimes does, about Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones' gift of free tickets for North Little Rock cops to attend a Dallas Cowboy football game.
Little Rock police responding to a disturbance call near Eighth and Sherman Streets about 12:40 a.m. killed a man with a long gun, Police Chief Kenton Buckner said in an early morning meeting with reporters.
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is installing Sol Lewitt's 70-foot eye-crosser "Wall Drawing 880: Loopy Doopy," waves of complementary orange and green, on the outside of the Twentieth Century Gallery bridge. You can glimpse painters working on it from Eleven, the museum's restaurant, museum spokeswoman Beth Bobbitt said
Ted Suhl, the former operator of residential and out-patient mental health services, has lost a second bid to get a new trial on his conviction for paying bribes to influence state Human Services Department policies. Set for sentencing Thursday, Suhl faces a government request for a sentence up to almost 20 years. He argues for no more than 33 months.
Also, 'The Halloween Tree' at Ron Robinson, Arkansas Times Craft Beer Festival, Fourche Creek Discovery Day, Halloween on the River, Chanticleer at Christ Episcopal Church and Andrew W.K. at Revolution.