Author Matt Bell will be at BookPeople to talk about his second novel, ” Scrapper.” Set in a decimated Detroit, the book follows a former high school wresting champion, Kelly, who finds a kidnapped boy while on his routine scavenge for scrap metal in abandon buildings. Kelly soon finds himself secretly avenging the young boy’s kidnapping, which leads him into a confrontation with secrets from his past.
Details: 7 p.m. Wednesday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. 512-472-5050, bookpeople.com.