• Amanda Padoan, co-author of “Buried in the Sky: The Extraordinary Story of the Sherpa Climbers on K2’s Deadliest Day” (W. W. Norton & Company, $26.95) reads from and signs the book at 7 p.m. Monday at City Library, 210 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City. She will be joined by Eric Meyer and Chhiring Dorje, survivors of the disastrous 2008 K2 expedition when 11 climbers died. This is a free event.
• Weller Book Works hosts Mississippi author John T. Edge and an assortment of food trucks 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday in the south parking lot of Trolley Square in Salt Lake City. Edge is the author of “The Truck Food Cookbook” (Workman Publishing Company, $18.95), which includes 150 recipes from America’s best restaurants on wheels, from L.A. and New York to the truck food scenes in Portland, Austin, Minneapolis and a number of other places.
• Weber County Library hosts a book discussion and film series, “Healing Through the Ages,” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Pleasant Valley Branch, 5568 S. Adams Ave., Washington Terrace.
The event includes a 6:30 p.m. screening of the film “Between Two Worlds: The Hmong Shaman in America” and a 7 p.m. book discussion of “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” by Anne Fadiman.
This is a free event.
• The American West Heritage Center welcomes historical romance author Marcia Lynn McClure for a VIP dinner and meet and greet 5-10 p.m. Friday in the Livery Stable at the Heritage Center, 4025 S. U.S. 89-91, Wellsville. Originally from New Mexico, McClure is the author of dozens of books and e-books, including “Dusty Britches,” “The Highwayman of Tanglewood” and “Shackles of Honor.”
Guests are invited to enjoy a catered dinner, prizes and giveaways along with a re-enactment of one of McClure’s books. Books will be available for purchase and McClure will sign up to two books for each guest. Admission is $45 for the dinner and reservations are required. Visit www.distractionsink.com to make reservations or for more information.
McClure will also be signing books 6-10 p.m. Saturday at the center. The public is invited to this free event that will include re-enactments, concessions, prizes and historic entertainment. Visit www.awhc.org for more information.
• Weller Book Works hosts two semiformal social salons for collectors of rare books in June and July. The salons will be 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Friday and July 27 in the Rare Book Department on the second floor of Weller Book Works, 607 Trolley Square, Salt Lake City. Visit www.wellerbookworks.com for more information.
l West Jordan author Aaron Bryant discusses and signs copies of his book “A Synchronous Memoir Of Addiction and Recovery” (Tate Publishing, $10.99) 3-5 p.m. Saturday at Hastings, 340 E. 525 North, Harrisville. This is a free event.
Author events this week at the King’s English Bookshop include:
• Matthew Batt reads from and signs his new memoir “Sugarhouse: Turning the Neighborhood Crack House into Our Home Sweet Home” (Mariner Books, $14.95) at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
• Craig Johnson reads from and signs “As the Crow Flies” (Viking Adult, $25.95) at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
• Bonnie Jo Campbell reads from and signs “Once Upon a River” (W. W. Norton & Company, $15.95) at 7 p.m. Thursday.
• Violinist and author Gerald Elias reads from and signs “Death and Transfiguration” (Minotaur Books, $26.99) at 7 p.m. Friday.
These are free events at the bookshop, 1511 S. 1500 East, Salt Lake City.