Sasha Abramsky

Sunday, September 29

UC Davis professor, freelance journalist and author Sasha Abramsky will sign copies of and talk about his latest book, The American Way of Poverty: How the Other Half Still Lives (Nation Books, $26.99). He's a great writer, with an even better English accent. Oh, and full disclosure: He's also an SN&R contributor. Free, 2 p.m. at the Avid Reader at Tower, 1600 Broadway; (916) 441-4400;