It’s not every day that a Stranger Genius of literature premieres the most ambitious work of her life. This is a launch party for the newest in Hazleton’s series of biographies about major religious figures—the first two were about Jezebel and Mary, the mother of Jesus, and this one is about Muhammad. In the days to come, Hazleton’s The First Muslim will no doubt be devoured by a controversy-hungry media, but for tonight, let’s just get together to celebrate a remarkable achievement from one of Seattle’s most brilliant writers. (Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave,, 7:30 pm, $5)