Charles Schulz biographer David Michaelis will mix with the famous cartoonist?s hometown crowd at a reading Thursday evening at Copperfield?s Books in Montgomery Village.

Michaelis? book ?Schulz & Peanuts: A Biography,? the first full-length biography of the complex artist, includes interviews with local friends and business associates.

Published in October, it has drawn mixed reviews, especially from the Schulz family. Author Michaelis also appeared in a recent PBS special on Schulz that focused on his Sonoma County connections.

The reading will be at 7 p.m. Free. 578-8938, www.copperfields.net.