Reel back in time to the 1950s, when war was Cold and atomic power was at the forefront of American fears.
Janie Scott is in boarding school in New Hampshire, two years after she joined forces with an enigmatic apothecary and his son, Benjamin, to vanquish a Russian effort to detonate a nuclear bomb. In short order, she’s kicked out of school, kidnapped by her roommate’s father, and set off on an epic, global adventure.
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What: “The Apprentices” reading and book-signing
When: 7 p.m. Monday
Where: BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd.
Cost: Free, but you must buy a book to get one signed.
Information and full schedule: 512-472-5050; bookpeople.com