Adam Langer
Langer presents his acclaimed debut, Crossing California, which is actually about Jewish families in Chicago. Sorry, California fans! Powell's Books on Hawthorne , 3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd, 238-1668, 7:30 pm


Storytelling through Animation
Before hitting the bars this Friday night, why not stop by the ol' Technical Bookstore, where filmmaker Mike Wellins will present his new book on creating animation that actually tells a decent story. Powell's Technical books , 33 NW Park Ave, 228-3906, 7 pm