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Book calendar events for the week of May 8, 2011

Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Amelia Saltsman: The author of "The Santa Monica Farmers' Market Cookbook: Seasonal Foods, Simple Recipes and Stories from the Market and Farm" will demonstrate recipes from her cookbook. Book signing to follow. Plaza Store at LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. 2 p.m. Free. (323) 857-6000. MONDAY William Deresiewicz: The author of "A Jane Austen Education: How Six Novels Taught Me About Love, Friendship and the Things That Really Matter" will discuss and sign his new book. Vroman's Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. 7 p.m. Free. (626) 449-5320. Lambda Literary Awards Finalists Group Reading:...