Meet the woman who left-wing polemicist Alexander Cockburn called “the only Democrat I’ve seen in recent times to display any of the qualities one might hope for in a Democratic presidential nominee.” Elizabeth Edwards will read, sign and discuss her book Saving Graces Sunday Nov. 19 at the Siena Hotel, 1505 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, from 5-7 p.m. Tickets are $65, and proceeds will benefit the Orange County Literacy Council. Call 933-2151 for reservations.