Author Diana Abu-Jaber discusses and signs copies of “Origin,” her new mystery novel. The drama revolves around a baffling string of infant deaths. Lena Dawson, a reclusive fingerprint expert working in a gossipy city crime lab, narrates. The event is at noon Monday at “M” Is for Mystery, 86 E. Third Ave., San Mateo.
Call (650) 401-8077 or visit www.mformystery.com/events.html.