Shiva is the Hindu god of destruction and transformation. Youll have to read the book before you decide which one is played out in Manil Surisnovel The Age of Shiva. You can get a hint at Suris reading and discussion today, but were going to guess that hell tell you to read the book for the whole story, too. 7 p.m. Brazos Bookstore, 2421 Bissonnet. For information, call 713-523-0701 or visit www.brazosbookstore.com. Free.