THIS WEEK: Oct. 4 to 10, 2013
History Book Group, a discussion of “Tories: Fighting for the King in America’s First Civil War” by Thomas B. Allen. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. Thursday. 829-4210.
Book Signing, with Matt Birkbeck, author of “The Quiet Don,” the untold story of Mafia kingpin Russell Bufalino. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 1 p.m. Oct. 12. 829-4210.
Book Release: “Dare to Succeed: The World’s Leading Experts Reveal Their Secrets to Success in Business and in Life & Dare You to Succeed!” with contributions by experts from around the world including Back Mountain attorney Bernard Walter, who co-authored the book with Jack Canfield.
Book Release: “From San Cataldo to Pittston: The Ormando Family in the Wyoming Valley” by Martin Novak. The book tells of generations of a family attached to the history of the local area. Available at amazon.com.
Book Release: “Encountering Ephemera 1500-1800: Scholarship, Performance, Classroom” by Rebecca Steinberger, department chair and professor of English at Misericordia University in Dallas. The book is a guide for teaching ephemeral matters in the college classroom.