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3 Authors Will Discuss Works at Balboa Bay Club

October 22, 2000

Murray Garrett ("Hollywood Candid: A Photographer Remembers"), Jane Glenn Haas ("The Time of Your Life: Why Almost Everything Gets Better After Fifty") and Shirley Carroll O'Connor ("Life Is a Circus") will discuss their books at the Round Table West literary luncheon at noon Thursday at the Balboa Bay Club, 1221 W. Coast Highway, Newport Beach. $40. For reservations, call (323) 256-7977.

Heston Will Sign Book

Charlton Heston will discuss his new book, "The Courage to Be Free," at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace, 18001 Yorba Linda Blvd., Yorba Linda. Books purchased in the museum store will be signed by Heston after the lecture. The lecture is $10 and a luncheon with Heston is $45. (714) 528-0544.

Also Coming Up

* Peter Robinson will sign "Cold as the Grave" at Coffee, Tea & Mystery, 11931 Valley View St., Garden Grove. 11 a.m. today. Joyce Spizer will sign "I'm Okay, You're Dead" at 1 p.m. today. (714) 898-2583.

* Rob Leicester Wagner will sign "Red Ink, White Lies" at Borders, 429 Associated Road, Brea. 3 p.m. today. (714) 672-0120.

* Steve Nakamoto will sign "Men Are Like Fish: What Every Woman Needs to Know About Catching a Man" at Bloomingdale's in Fashion Island, 701 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. 10 a.m. Tuesday. (949) 729-6600.

* Robin Preiss Glasser will sign "You Can't Take a Balloon Into the National Gallery" at Lorson's Books, 141 W. Wilshire Ave., Fullerton. 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. (714) 526-2523.

* Chef-restaurateur Emeril Lagasse will sign "Every Day's A Party: Louisiana Recipes for Celebrating with Family and Friends" and four of his other best-selling cookbooks at Borders, 429 S. Associated Road, Brea. 4 p.m. Wednesday. (714) 672-0120.

* Susan Smith Jones, author of "Choose Radiant Health and Happiness" will speak at the Inside Edge meeting at the University Club at UC Irvine, Los Trancos and Peltason East, Irvine. 6:30 a.m. Wednesday. $20-$35. (949) 460-4242.

* Barbara DeMarco Barrett will interview Rochelle Krich ("Nightworks: Poems 1962-2000) and John Morgan Wilson ("The Limits of Justice") on KUCI (88.9 FM) in Irvine. 5 p.m. Thursday. (949) 760-8086.

* Larry Lachman will sign "Cats on the Counter: Therapy and Training for Your Cat" at Borders in the Block, 20 City Drive West, Orange. 7 p.m. Thursday. (714) 385-1025.

* Jane Glenn Haas will sign "Time of Your Life" at Barnes & Noble, 26751 Aliso Creek Road, Aliso Viejo. 7 p.m. Thursday. (949) 362-8027.

* Richard Cheverton will sign "The Maverick Way" at Barnes & Noble in the Market Place, 13712 Jamboree Road, Irvine. 7:30 p.m. Thursday. (714) 508-9707.

* Karen Cushman will read and sign "Matilda Bone" at A Whale of a Tale Children's Bookshoppe, 4199 Campus Drive, Irvine. 4 p.m. Friday. (949) 854-8288.

* Virginia Meyn will discuss "Wizards and the World of British Fantasy: The Real Magic of Harry Potter and the Hobbit" in the La Sala Room at the San Juan Capistrano Regional Library, 31495 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano. 2 p.m. Saturday. Free. (949) 493-1752.

* Dean Morrissey will sign "The Christmas Ship" at the White Rabbit Children's Bookstore in South Coast Plaza, 3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa. 3:30 Saturday. (714) 445-0010.

* Kris Neri will sign "Dem Bones' Revenge" at Bookman Too, 19111 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach. Noon Saturday. (714) 596-1999.

* Mary Bucci ("A Place of Light"), Irene Marchegiani Jones (translator of Luigi Fontanella's "Angels of Youth") and Kenneth Scambray ("The North American Italian Renaissance: Italian Writing in America and Canada") will read and discuss their books at Borders, 1890 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa. 3 p.m. Saturday. (949) 631-8661.

* Candace Bushnell will sign "4 Blondes" at Barnes & Noble in Metro Pointe, 901 S. Coast Drive, Costa Mesa. 2 p.m. Saturday. (714) 444-0226.


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