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SAMUEL ISENSTADT, architectural scholar, will discuss "Suitable Units for Postwar Preservation" Monday, March 26, 5:30 p.m., Salt Lake City Main Library lecture hall. Sponsored by Utah Heritage Foundation and University of Utah Graduate School of Architecture.

PAUL DORGAN, a classical-music answer man, will discuss the subject Wednesday, March 28, Borders, Crossroads Mall, 7 p.m.

ORSON SCOTT CARD, author of "Sarah: Women of Genesis," will read from his book Friday, March 30, noon, Deseret Book, Cottonwood Mall; 7 p.m., Read Leaf, 164 S. Main, Springville; and Monday, April 2, noon, Deseret Book, ZCMI Center.

ALEX CALDIERO, poet, and GEORGE GRANT, musician, will perform in a free recital Friday, March 30, 8 p.m., Knudson residence, 1415 Butler Ave.

PATRICIA GOEDICKE, poet, will read from her work Friday, March 30, 7 p.m., in the Main Salt Lake Library, as part of the Copper Canyon Poetry Series. She will also teach a free poetry workshop Saturday, March 31, 10 a.m.— noon. The reading is open to the public. Registration is required for the workshop; call 524-8213.

CLAIR POULSON, author if "I'll Find You," and MATTHEW BROWN, author of "All Things Restored," will sign copies of their books Saturday, March 31, noon-2 p.m., Deseret Book, ZCMI Center.

DOUGLAS BRINLEY, co-author of "Between Husband and Wife," will sign copies of his book Saturday, March 31, 4-5:30 p.m., Deseret Book, ZCMI Center.

RACHEL NUNES, author of "This Time Forever," will sign copies of her book March 31, 6-8 p.m., Deseret Book, ZCMI Center.

FORREST CUCH, director of the Utah Division of Indian Affairs and author of "A History of Utah's American Indians," will read from and sign copies of his book Saturday, March 31, 2 p.m., Sam Weller's Books, 254 S. Main.

CHAD HAWKINS, author of "The First 100 Temples," and DEAN HUGHES, author of "Children of the Promise" series, will sign copies of their books Saturday, March 31, noon-2 p.m., at Deseret Book, ZCMI Center, as part of the store's semi-annual "Ladies Night," which coincides with the general conference of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

CAROL LYNN PEARSON, author of "Day Old Child" and "A Strong Man," and CHIEKO OKAZAKI, author of "Disciples," will sign copies of their books Saturday, March 31, 6-8 p.m., Deseret Book, ZCMI Center.

KRISTEN RANDLE, author of "Breaking Rank," and SUSAN EVANS MCCLOUD, author of "Kirtland," will sign copies of their books Saturday, March 31, 6-8 p.m., Deseret Book, University Mall, Orem.

CRAIG CROWTHER, HAROLD CARR and FLAVIA CERVINO-WOOD will present their music and poetry at the City Arts poetry series Wednesday, April 4, 7 p.m., Main Salt Lake City Library auditorium.

RALPH TEJEDA WILSON and ROGER WEINGARTEN, poets from Georgia and Vermont, will read from their work Thursday, April 5, 8 p.m., Westminster College's Nunemaker Place.

MARCUS J. BORG, distinguished professor of religion and culture at Oregon State University, will give a Tanner-McMurrin lecture, "The Wisdom of Jesus and Buddha," on Thursday, April 5, 7 p.m., Gore School of Business Auditorium, Westminster College.

JONATHAN WATERMAN, author of "Arctic Crossing," a tale of his solo journey across the Arctic, will sign copies of his book Tuesday, April 10, 5:30 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 1780 N. Woodland Park Drive, Layton.

HENRY TAYLOR, Pulitzer-Prize-winning poet and former U. faculty member, will read from his work Wednesday, April 11, 7 p.m., Salt Lake City Main Library. Sponsored by City Arts.


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