Fresh out of the oven, ROY BLOUNT JR.'s Long Time Leaving: Dispatches from Up South presents a wide range of his writings for various publications that covers everything from outsider artists to baseball to Wally Stevens and Bill Clinton. Blount endures that rather typical malady of suffering the slings and arrows of Northerners while knowing full well what's wrong with the South. The sometime panelist on the nerdy public-radio quiz show "Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me!" visits the Margaret Mitchell House for some talkin' and signin' Wed., JUNE 13. Free-$10. 7 p.m. 990 Peachtree St. 770-578-3502. www.gwtw.org.