The Hamilton Review of Books has released its second issue. The Spring 2017 edition contains interviews with Marnie Woodrow, author of “Heyday,” and Jamie Tennant, author of “The Captain of Kinnoul Hill,” as well as several reviews including Sally Cooper on Rachel Cusk’s “Transit,” Phillip Crymble on Gary Barwin’s “No TV for Woodpeckers” and Bernadette Rule on Lynn Crosbie’s “The Corpses of the Future.” Visit hamiltonreviewofbooks.com
Children’s book authors Jennifer Maruno and Rebecca Bender introduce their new books, “Moose’s Roof ” and “How Do You Feel?” at A Different Drummer Books, 513 Locust St., Burlington, Sunday, May 7 at 2:30 p.m. Refreshments and craft activities for the kids. Free. differentdrummerbooks.ca
In conversation with literature professor and literary critic Dana Hansen, Claire Cameron introduces her new novel “The Last Neanderthal” and film producer and award-winning screenwriter Elan Mastai presents his first novel, “All Our Wrong Todays,” Monday, May 15, 7 p.m. at A Different Drummer Books, 513 Locust St., Burlington. Tickets: $5, at 905-639-0925 or firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve.
Readings and book launches at Bryan Prince Bookseller, 1060 King St. W. Free admission.
Sunday, May 7, 2 p.m., Chris Laing (“Family Matter”) and Chris Cameron (“Dr. Bartolo’s Umbrella and Other Tales from My Surprising Operatic Life”). Book launch.
Thursday, May 11, 7 p.m., David Collier (“Morton: A CrossCountry Rail Journey”) and Michael Nybrandt (“Dreams in Thin Air”). Graphic novel book launch.
Saturday, May 13, 2 p.m., Paul Benedetti (“You Can Have a Dog When I’m Dead: Essays on Life From an Angle”). Book reading.