Literary notes: A father focuses on his love of nature; The Mighty Colorado
Books and bites on the menu
Harmons and Weller Book Works generate best-seller book buzz with Blood, Bones & Butter The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef by Gabrielle Hamilton. Evan FranÃ§ois, Harmons cooking school chef, will serve ginger beer pumpkin soup, roasted beets with aioli and bagna cauda. For information, call 801-617-0133.
When • Wednesday, Nov. 14, 6:30 p.m.
Where • Harmons Bangerter Crossing, 125 E. 12800 South, Draper
Tickets • $49, visit bit.ly/PAAZt5
Author Dylan Tomine shares love of nature
Closer to the Ground is the deeply personal story of a father learning to share his love of nature with his children, not through the indoor lens of words or pictures, but directly, palpably, by exploring the natural world as they forage, cook and eat from the woods and sea.
When • Thursday, Nov. 15, 7 p.m.
Where • The King's English Bookshop, 1511 S. 1500 East, Salt Lake City
Tickets • Free
Short fiction reading
Westminster College will present a free reading by six contributors to The Collection: Short Fiction from the Transgender Vanguard as part of the Anne Newman Sutton Weeks Poetry Series. A book signing and reception with the authors will follow the reading.
When • Friday, Nov. 16, 7 p.m.
Where • Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business, 1840 S. 1300 East, Salt Lake City
Tickets • Free
Harmonica Workshop with Adam Gussow
Ken Sanders Rare Books will hold a workshop with harmonica legend Adam Gussow. It is intended for both beginners and the highly advanced. Due to limited seating, reservations are required. Visit http://www.kensandersbooks.com for information.
When • Saturday, Nov. 17, 2-4 p.m.
Where • Ken Sanders Rare Books, 268 S. 200 East, Salt Lake City
Tickets • $25, cash only
The Colorado in photos and text
The Gallery at Library Square will feature "The Colorado River: Flowing Through Conflict," photos by Peter McBride, with text from Jonathan Waterman. Visit slcpl.lib.ut.us/events/view/1642 for information.
When • Today from 1-5 p.m.; Monday through Thursday, Nov. 12-15, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, Nov. 16-17, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 18, 1-5 p.m.; Monday, Nov. 19, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Where • Salt Lake City Public Library, 210 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City
Movable Books: Selections from the Rare Book Collections
The Movable Book Society, the J. Willard Marriott Library Book Arts Program, the Salt Lake Library and the Utah Humanities Council are bringing pop-ups to Utah. Visit http://www.lib.utah.edu/collections/book-arts/book-arts-2012-calendar.php for information.
When • Monday through Friday, Nov. 12-16, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 17, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Monday, Nov. 19, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where • University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library, 295 S. 1500 East, Salt Lake City
Tickets • Free