Spend your St. Patrick's Day with the former head of the Manhattan District Attorney's Sex Crimes Unit, author Linda Fairstein. In her latest novel, Hell Gate, Fairstein again features protagonist Alexandra Cooper, taking the investigator to a seedy side of New York - one where women being bought and sold make up a multimillion dollar industry. It's an industry, Cooper discovers, that traces its history back hundreds of years to the African slave trade. 6:30 p.m. Murder by the Book, 2342 Bissonnet. For information, call 713-524-8597 or visit www.murderbooks.com. Free.
Wed., March 17, 2010