An ordained deacon of the Episcopal Church, ELISABETH PAYNE ROSEN comes to Atlanta Mon., JUNE 2, to debut her first novel, Hallam's War, with a reading and discussion. Rosen's Civil War-era story touches on the life of a Confederate officer who is deeply entrenched in the war, while simultaneously conflicted by its horrors, loneliness and family life. After a discussion, Rosen will be available to sign copies of her book. Free. 7:15 p.m. Georgia Center for the Book at the Decatur Public Library, 215 Sycamore St., Decatur. 404-370-8450. www.unbridledbooks.com.