Dessa Kaspardlov The financial planning expert signs copies of The Fireman And The Waitress. 7 pm. Free. Wal-mart, Square One Shopping Centre (Mississauga), 416-537-2561.
Canada Reads: True Stories Live books debate with Alan Thicke, Arlene Dickinson, Shad, Stacey McKenzie, Anne-France Goldwater and host Jian Ghomeshi. Feb 6 to 9, 9 am. Free. CBC Broadcast Centre, 250 Front W, pre-register firstname.lastname@example.org.
Howard Shrier Launching his new book Boston Cream. 7 pm. Free. Dora Keogh 141 Danforth, 416-778-1804.
Nazneen Sheikh Talking about her memoir Moon Over Marrakech. 6:30 pm. Free. Deer Park Library, 40 St Clair E, 416-393-7657, torontopubliclibrary.ca.