“Giving It All Away: The Story of William W. Cook and His Michigan Law Quadrangle,” Sept. 27 and Oct. 16.

Ann Arbor author Margaret Leary discusses her book about the problems that jeopardized Cook’s 1930 gift that financed the U-M Law Quad.  Tuesday, Sept. 27, 4-5:30 at University of Michigan in 100 Hatcher Library (entrance from the Diag); and Sunday, Oct. 16, 2-4 p.m., Ann Arbor District Library Mallett’s Creek Branch, 3090 E. Eisenhower (between Stone School & Packard). Free. 327-4555. See http://press.umich.edu/titleDetailDesc.do?id=3925178