Erica Jong

Book calendar: Author events for the week of November 28, 2010

Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. MONDAY Christian Lander: The author of "Whiter Shades of Pale: The Stuff White People Like, Coast to Coast, From Seattle's Sweaters to Maine's Microbrews" will present and sign his new book. Book Soup, 8818 W. Sunset Blvd., L.A. 7 p.m. Free. (310) 659-3110. Hazel Rowley: Aloud at Central Library presents the author of "Franklin and Eleanor: An Extraordinary Marriage" in conversation with Gail Eichenthal. Richard J. Riordan Central Library, 630 W. 5th St., L.A. 7 p.m. Free. (213) 228-7025. TUESDAY Charles Elton: The author of "Mr. Toppit" will read and sign his debut novel....