Readings Around Town

Harriet Denison shares adventures from her two-month road trip in Travels With Turtle at 7 p.m. on Thursday Sept. 23, at Broadway Books, 1714 N.E. Broadway.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Robert Olen Butler reads from Had a Good Time: Stories From American Postcards at 7:30 p.m. Thursday Sept. 23, at Twenty-third Avenue Books, 1015 N.W. 23rd Ave.
Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson discuss their children’s book Peter and the Starcatchers at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, at the First Baptist Church, 909 S.W. 11th Ave.
Anthony Doerr reads from his novel About Grace at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 27, at Powell’s Books on Hawthorne, 3723 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.