ON THE PROGRESSIVE ERA
The Wolf Pack and the Association of Yale Alumni host a reading and book signing of "Theodore Roosevelt: Preacher of Righteousness," by author Joshua Hawley. 7 p.m. 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $10. RSVP required. Details: (305) 535-2631 or www.wolfsonian.org. A TALE OF TWO SISTERS
Frances de Pontes Peebles will be signing copies of her novel "The Seamstress" at Books and Books in Coral Gables. Ms. Peebles weaves a tale of two Brazilian seamstresses who are swept up in the ongoing conflict between ruthless land owners and outlaw cangaceiros. 8 p.m. Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.