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Book signings and events, Jan. 13-19

Here is a listing of events designed for book lovers. Information is subject to change or cancellation without notice. Additions or changes to this listing must be submitted at least 10 days in advance of Sunday publication to Bookmark, Las Vegas Review-Journal, P.O. Box 70, Las Vegas, NV 89125. For more information, call 383-0306.


Lissa Price will sign copies of her young adult novel "Starters" at 7 p.m. Friday at Barnes & Noble, 2191 N. Rainbow Blvd.


Max Grinnell, urbanologist, traveler, explorer and writer for "The Rough Guide" and "Frommer’s" travel guides, will host lectures today at 11 a.m. at Summerlin Library, and 2 p.m. at Rainbow Library (507-3710).

"The IRS vs. the Chicago Outfit," a panel discussion, featuring author Dennis Griffin, ex-mobsters Frank Cullotta and Tony Montana, retired Chicago IRS agent Tom Moriarty and current Las Vegas IRS Criminal Investigations agent Paul Camacho, will be presented at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Seating is first come, first served. Entry wristbands will be issued beginning at 6 p.m. from the theater box office. The event is free (507-3458).

Meet author Kelly Cooper of "Cookies for Grown-Ups" at 3 p.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble, 2191 N. Rainbow Blvd.

The Breakfast Book Club meets at 11 a.m. the third Friday of the month at Sunrise Library, 5400 Harris Ave.

The Windmill Book Group meets at 4 p.m. the second Sunday of the month at 7060 W. Windmill Lane.

The Classics Book Club meets at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway, Henderson.

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