What do white people like? Guilt and rainbows come to mind — but there's more to the white experience than all that. Author and longtime white man Christian Lander discusses Whiter Shades of Pale: The Stuff White People Like ($15, Random House), at which point you'll glean rare insights into the exotic, fascinating world of Caucasians. beards, indie rock, irony, mayonnaise, fusion cuisine, Martin Mull — all this and more, loved by white people and proudly resonating from this unheralded corner of humanity. Just one evening with this book and you'll understand why Zach Galifianakis once asked, “The Amazing Race — is that a show about white people?”

Mon., Nov. 29, 7 p.m., 2010

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