■ Anne Bogel at BookPeople. The popular blogger and host of the “What Should I Read Next?” podcast offers a charming, relatable and highly readable essay collection for book lovers everywhere, examining the magical and maddening aspects of the reading life. “I’d Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life” is the perfect literary companion for everyone who feels that way. She’ll talk about the book and sign it at the author appearance. 7 p.m. Sept. 24. Free. 603 N. Lamar Blvd. 512-472-5050, bookpeople.com.