Jeanne Skartsiaris will sign Dance Like You Mean It at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 2, at Half Price Books, 5803 E. Northwest Highway, Dallas.


Erin and Philip C. Stead will discuss Samson in the Snow at 11:30 a.m. April 4 at The Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 N. Harwood St. as part of Arts & Letters Live. $8, with discount for DMA members. At 3:30 p.m., the Steads will lead an illustration workshop for ages 6 and up. $8; does not include admission to talk. DMA.org/ALL or 214-922-1818.


Diane Ackerman will discuss and sign The Zookeeper’s Wife: A War Story at three events:


7 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, at Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano


7 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, at Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center, 9700 Wade Blvd., Frisco


1 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at Central Park Campus Conference Center, 2200 W. University Drive, McKinney.


Tyehimba Jess (Olio) will speak as part of African Diaspora: New Dialogues 2017 at two events on Thursday, April 6:


Noon at Richland Literary Festival, Richland College, 12800 Abrams Road, Dallas


7:30 p.m. at South Dallas Cultural Center, 3400 S. Fitzhugh Ave., Dallas


Ernie Johnson Jr. will discuss Unscripted: The Unpredictable Moments That Make Life Extraordinary at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at Barnes & Noble, 7700 W. Northwest Highway, Dallas. Present a B&N receipt beginning Tuesday for a wristband to save a place in line. No memorabilia.


Bruce Feiler will discuss The First Love Story: Adam, Eve, and Us at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at Highland Park United Methodist Church, 3300 Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, as part of Authors Live. That event is free; a reservation-only reception begins at 6 p.m. $30, which includes a copy of the book. hpumc.org/authorslive.


Christopher Bean will discuss Too Great a Burden to Bear: The Struggle and Failure of the Freedmen’s Bureau in Texas at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at Allen Public Library, 300 N. Allen Drive, Allen.


Carolyn Glenn Brewer will discuss and sign Changing the Tune: The Kansas City Women’s Jazz Festival, 1978-1985 at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at University of North Texas’ Kenton Hall, 415 Avenue C, Denton.


Len Bourland will discuss Normal’s Just a Cycle on a Washing Machine: a Memoir at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at Preston Royal Branch Library, 5626 Royal Lane, Dallas.


Dana Nelson (Bad for Democracy: How the Presidency Undermines the Power of the People) will lecture on “We Have Never Been Anti-Exceptionalists” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at McCord Auditorium in Dallas Hall, 3225 University Blvd., Dallas.


Sylvia Casares and Dotty Griffith will cook from and sign copies of The Enchilada Queen Cookbook at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at St. Michael’s Woman’s Exchange, 5 Highland Park Village, Dallas.


LA Starks will sign Strike Price at 6 p.m. Friday, April 7, at Barnes & Noble, 2201 Preston Road, Plano.


JoAnn Wagner will sign books from her Sir Pigglesworth Adventure Series at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 8, at Barnes & Noble, 2201 Preston Road, Plano.