“Dangerous When Wet,” by Jamie Brickhouse

Author Jamie Brickhouse will be at BookPeople to talk about his new book, “Dangerous When Wet,” a memoir.

The attention-grabbing book chronicles the author’s less-than-normal upbringing in Texas by his larger-than-life mother, Mama Jean, to his boisterous, and often messy, adulthood in New York City.

Details: 7 p.m. Wednesday. 603 N. Lamar Blvd. 512-472-5050, bookpeople.com.