Patricia Highsmith
Book calendar events for the week of February 27, 2011

Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Tamim Ansary: The author of "Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World Through Islamic Eyes" will discuss and sign his new book. Pacific Asia Museum, 46 N. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena. 2 p.m. Free with paid museum admission. (626) 449-2742. Cheetah Chrome, Mike Hudson and Bob Pfeifer: The authors of "Cheetah Chrome: A Dead Boy's Tale From the Front Lines of Punk Rock," "Jetsam" and "The University of Strangers," respectively, will present and sign their new books. Book Soup, 8818 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 5 p.m. Free. (310) 659-3110. Florence Weinberger: The poet will read and...