PAULETTE GLENYS SYMONS, an Australian poet, will read at the final Muses Hour event for the summer at 2 p.m. today at A Woman's Place book store in Foothill Village. Call 583-6431.
- PAGE LAMBERT, award-winning author of "In Search of Kinship: Modern Pioneering on the Western Landscape," will read from her work at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, at A Book Store in Logan. For information call 752-9089.- LINDA RONSTADT, popular pop icon, will perform at the Barnes & Noble book store in Orem, 330 E. 1300 South, on Wednesday, June 12, from noon until 1 p.m. She will also be autographing copies of her new CD, "Dedicated to the One I Love." A harpist will accompany the singer. For information call 229-1611.
- BARNES & NOBLE has several events slated this week. The downtown store in Salt Lake City will offer a series of business seminars beginning on Tuesday, June 11. Then on Wednesday, June 12 at 7 p.m. local psychic Constance See will offer a session on ways to discover your own psychic powers. For information call 524-0089.
- MARY PIPHER, celebrated author of "Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Lives of Adolescent Girls," will be discussing and signing her new book, "The Shelter of Each Other: Rebuilding Our Families," at noon Wednesday, June 12, in the Deseret Book store in the ZCMI Center. That evening at 7 she will be at A Woman's Place in Foothill Village. For information about the Woman's Place visit, call 583-6431. Call 328-8194 for Deseret Book.
- MICHAEL PHILLIPS and BROOKE WILLIAMS will offer a writing workshop through the Entrada Institute June 14-16 at Capitol Reef National Park. The two writers will share insight and practical advice about shaping personal narratives. Call 463-3931 for details.
- DESERET BOOK in the ZCMI Mall will sponsor a signing on Friday, June 14, at noon. BYU football coach LaVell Edwards ("LaVell: Airing it Out"), Jerry Johnston, Deseret News columnist ("Spirits in the Leaves") and David B. Galbraith and D. Kelly Ogden ("Jersualem: The Eternal City") will be signing copies of their new books. For information call 328-8194.
- ANDRE DUBUS has been named this year's winner of the Rea Award for the Short Story. The prize, which carries a cash award of $30,000, was awarded to Dubus for his collection "Dancing After Hours."
"Dancing After Hours" was published nearly a decade after the author's previous book, "Selected Stories." The long silence followed an accident that left Dubus wheelchair-bound. While stopping to help a motorist, he was struck by a car, and both his legs were shattered.
- New York Times News Service
- THIRTEEN MAJOR works, not yet translated into English, by Nobel Prize-winning novelist Isaac Bashevis Singer have been discovered by Roberta Saltzman, a librarian in the Jewish division of the New York Public Library, says the New York Observer.
The works were published in Yiddish in the Forward, said Saltzman, who came upon them when responding to requests from Singer fans who wanted to read them in their original language. - San Francisco Chronicle