<strong>Sunday, Oct. 27</strong>

<strong> Zombie Walks for teens,</strong> 11 a.m., meet at the bookstore dressed as a zombie, Copperfield's Books, 138 North Main St., Sebastopol, 823-2618, <a href="http://copperfieldsbooks.com/" target="_blank">copperfieldsbooks.com</a>.

<strong>Tuesday, Oct. 29</strong>

<strong> Jayne Anne Phillips, "Quiet Dell,"</strong> reading and mixer, 6:30 p.m., Copperfield's Books, 775 Village Court, Santa Rosa, 578-8938, <a href="http://copperfieldsbooks.com/" target="_blank">copperfieldsbooks.com</a>.

<strong>Stephen Jimenez, "The Book of Matt: The Hidden Truths About the Murder of Matthew Shepard,</strong>" 7 p.m., Copperfield's Books, 138 North Main St., Sebastopol, 823-2618, <a href="http://copperfieldsbooks.com/" target="_blank">copperfieldsbooks.com</a>.

<strong>Anne Lamott, "Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, Hope, and Repair,"</strong> 7 p.m., Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. (415) 927-0960, <a href="http://bookpassage.com" target="_blank">bookpassage.com</a>.

<strong>Wednesday, Oct. 30</strong>

<strong> Mac Barnett & Jon Scieszka, "Battle Bunny,"</strong> 3 p.m., Copperfield's Books, 140 Kentucky St., Petaluma. 762-0563, <a href="http://copperfieldsbooks.com/" target="_blank">copperfieldsbooks.com</a>.

<strong>Friday, Nov. 1</strong>

<strong> Alice Hoffman, "Survival Lessons,"</strong> literary luncheon, 12 p.m., Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. (415) 927-0960,<a href="http://bookpassage.com/" target="_blank"> bookpassage.com</a>. The ticket price of $55 includes lunch and a signed book

<strong>Women's Night Out With Erica Jong, "Fear of Flying anniversary edition,"</strong> 7 p.m., Doubletree, One Doubletree Drive, Rohnert Park, This is a ticketed event in which the book is part of the ticket, along with dessert hors d'oeuvres and a no host bar. The cost of the event is $65 for two, which includes one $35 book and reception. $20 for one person to attend (does not include the book). Info, <a href="http://copperfieldsbooks.com/" target="_blank">copperfieldsbooks.com</a>.

<strong>Saturday, Nov. 2</strong>

<strong> Mary Karlin, " Mastering Fermentation: Recipes for Making and Cooking with Fermented Foods,"</strong> 11 a.m., Culinary Center at Whole Foods 3682 Bel Aire Plaza, Napa. $35 fee for the class also includes the $30 cookbook fermented foods. Info, <a href="http://copperfieldsbooks.com/" target="_blank">copperfieldsbooks.com</a>.

<strong>Library Open Mic on the theme, "Honor,"</strong> 10 a.m., hosted by Redwood Writers, Santa Rosa Central Library, 211 E St., Santa Rosa. Info, 545-0831 or <a href="http://www.sonoma.lib.ca.us" target="_blank">www.sonoma.lib.ca.us</a>.

<em>To submit book events for consideration in this column, contact Sara Peyton at sara.peyton@gmail.com at least three weeks in advance of the event.</em>