Talking about pop culture. Rob Sheffield builds another memoir around a decade’s music in ‘Talking to Girls About Duran Duran,’ a prequel to his poignant ‘Love Is a Mix Tape.’ The American-Statesman’s books and culture writer Joe Gross interviews Sheffield about coming of age during the 1980s. 7 p.m. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. 472-5050, www. bookpeople.com.