Gary Saul Morson - "Cents and Sensibility"

26 Sep 18:00 - 19:30 26 Sep 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Gary Saul Morson will discuss Cents and Sensibility: What Economics Can Learn from the Humanities. At 57th Street Books About the book: Economists often act as if their methods...   More info

Andrea Petersen - "On Edge: A Journey Through Anxiety"

27 Sep 18:00 - 19:30 27 Sep 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Deft and affecting, heart-breaking and fascinating, On Edge completely captures what it feels like to live with anxiety. Bustle.com Andrea Petersen discusses ON EDGE: A Journey...   More info

Spanish Storytime!

28 Sep 10:30 - 13:30 28 Sep 10:30 - 13:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Have a blast exploring the Spanish language with Ms. April, our guest from the Chicago Public Library. Get ready to shake maracas and listen to stories in Spanish! Books, songs...   More info

SCBWI Presents: How Children's Books Will Save Us

28 Sep 18:30 - 20:00 28 Sep 18:30 - 20:00 - Chicago Chicago
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How Children's Books Will Save Us: Chicago-area YA, middle-grade, and picture book authors discuss writing for young readers and cultivating future thinkers Chicago-area children...   More info

Christopher Reed - "Black Chicago’s First Century, 1833-1900"

30 Sep 15:00 - 16:30 30 Sep 15:00 - 16:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Christopher Reed discusses Black Chicago’s First Century, 1833-1900. At 57th Street Books About the book: In Black Chicago’s First Century, Christopher Robert Reed provides the...   More info

Poetry Reading - Mai Der Vang, Emily Yoon, Zhou Sivan

02 Oct 18:00 - 19:30 02 Oct 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
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'Afterland' has haunted me. I keep returning to read these poems aloud, hearing in them a language at once atavistic, contemporary, and profoundly spiritual. Carolyn Forché, judge...   More info

Adam Greenfield - "Radical Technologies"

03 Oct 18:00 - 19:30 03 Oct 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
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A tremendously intelligent and stylish book on the colonization of everyday life by information processing’ calls for resistance to rule by the tech elite... a landmark primer and...   More info

Six Points Reading Series: Mark Tardi & Nina Corwin

04 Oct 18:30 - 20:30 04 Oct 18:30 - 20:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Join The Poetry Center of Chicago for our October installment of The Six Points Reading Series featuring Mark Tardi and Nina Corwin followed by a conversation with the audience...   More info

Spanish Storytime!

05 Oct 10:30 - 13:30 05 Oct 10:30 - 13:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Have a blast exploring the Spanish language with Ms. April, our guest from the Chicago Public Library. Get ready to shake maracas and listen to stories in Spanish! Books, songs...   More info

Augustus Rose - "The Readymade Thief" - Rachel DeWoskin

05 Oct 18:00 - 19:30 05 Oct 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Mesmerizing . . . It’s as cleverly written as it is illuminating and deeply referential, and once you start we dare you to try to put it down. Harper’s Bazaar Complex on many...   More info

Four Way Books Poetry with Miranda Field and Christina Pugh

06 Oct 18:30 - 19:30 06 Oct 18:30 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Miranda Field and Christina Pugh read from their latest poetry collections, Imaginary Royalty and Perception . At 57th Street Books About Imaginary Royalty : These harrowing...   More info

Ted Gregory - "Mary Jane's Ghost" - Mary Schmich

11 Oct 18:00 - 19:30 11 Oct 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Ted Gregory will discuss Mary Jane's Ghost: The Legacy of a Murder in Small Town America. He will be joined in conversation by Mary Schmich. At 57th Street Books About the book...   More info

Spanish Storytime!

12 Oct 10:30 - 13:30 12 Oct 10:30 - 13:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Have a blast exploring the Spanish language with Ms. April, our guest from the Chicago Public Library. Get ready to shake maracas and listen to stories in Spanish! Books, songs...   More info

Philip and Erin Stead - "The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine"

12 Oct 18:00 - 19:30 12 Oct 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Completing a story penned by arguably America’s greatest author is no easy feat, but the Caldecott-winning author-illustrator (and husband-wife) team proves more than equal to the...   More info

Pola Oloixarac - "Savage Theories"

13 Oct 18:00 - 19:30 13 Oct 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Pola Oloixarac discusses Savage Theories. Presented in partnership with The Chicago Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS). At 57th Street Books About the book: Rosa...   More info

All-Store Parent-Child Read

15 Oct 14:00 - 15:30 15 Oct 14:00 - 15:30 - Chicago Chicago
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WHAT IS IT? Book-loving parents and children, please join us for an in-store discussion of the hilarious kids’ novel The Pushcart War by Jean Merrill. The event will be led by...   More info

David Biespiel - "The Education of a Young Poet' - Wendy Willis

16 Oct 18:00 - 19:30 16 Oct 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Lyrical, affectionate . . . graceful reflections on creativity. Kirkus Reviews In his beguiling voice . . . Biespiel shows himself to be exhilarated as much by failure as by...   More info

Ceeres of Voices: Bradford Morrow - "The Prague Sonata"

17 Oct 18:00 - 19:30 17 Oct 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
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This rich, masterful novel brilliantly explores the complex tumble of history, the human capacity for good and for evil, the fragile but redeeming glory of art. Morrow has long...   More info

Spanish Storytime!

19 Oct 10:30 - 13:30 19 Oct 10:30 - 13:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Have a blast exploring the Spanish language with Ms. April, our guest from the Chicago Public Library. Get ready to shake maracas and listen to stories in Spanish! Books, songs...   More info

Fresh Ayers: Margaret Power - "Hope in Hard Times"

19 Oct 18:00 - 19:30 19 Oct 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Margaret Power discusses Hope in Hard Times: Norvelt and the Struggle for Community During the Great Depression . She will be joined in conversation by Bill Ayers. At 57th Street...   More info

Alex Lemon - "Feverland" - Rebecca Frank

20 Oct 18:00 - 19:30 20 Oct 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Alex Lemon discusses Feverland. He will be joined in conversation by Rebecca Frank. At 57th Street Books About the book: Brain surgery. Assault weapons in the bed of a pickup...   More info

Bob Sutton - "Stark Mad Abolitionists"

21 Oct 15:00 - 16:30 21 Oct 15:00 - 16:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Bob Sutton discusses Stark Mad Abolitionists: Lawrence, Kansas, and the Battle over Slavery in the Civil War Era. At 57th Street Books About the book: A town at the center of...   More info

Todd Miller - "Storming the Wall"

24 Oct 18:00 - 19:30 24 Oct 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
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A galvanizing forecast of global warming's endgame and a powerful indictment of America's current stance. Kirkus Reviews Todd Miller discusses Storming the Wall: Climate Change...   More info

Object Lessons: Tumor, Sock, Golf Ball

25 Oct 18:00 - 19:30 25 Oct 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Anna Leahy (Tumor), Kim Adrian (Sock), and Harry Brown (Golf Ball) on their approaches to the Object Lessons series and what it means to write about the hidden lives of ordinary...   More info

Spanish Storytime!

26 Oct 10:30 - 13:30 26 Oct 10:30 - 13:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Have a blast exploring the Spanish language with Ms. April, our guest from the Chicago Public Library. Get ready to shake maracas and listen to stories in Spanish! Books, songs...   More info

Ken Klonsky & David McCallum - "Freeing David McCallum"

26 Oct 18:00 - 19:30 26 Oct 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Ken Klonsky and David McCallum discuss Freeing David McCallum: The Last Miracle of Rubin Hurricane Carter . They will be joined in conversation by Steve Drizin. At 57th Street...   More info

Spanish Storytime!

02 Nov 10:30 - 13:30 02 Nov 10:30 - 13:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Have a blast exploring the Spanish language with Ms. April, our guest from the Chicago Public Library. Get ready to shake maracas and listen to stories in Spanish! Books, songs...   More info

Malu Halasa - "Mother of All Pigs" - Adam Morgan

03 Nov 18:00 - 19:30 03 Nov 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Malu Halasa discusses Mother of All Pigs. She will be joined in conversation by Adam Morgan. At 57th Street Books About the book: Mother of All Pigs unveils contemporary life in...   More info

Adam Gussow - "Beyond the Crossroads"

04 Nov 15:00 - 16:30 04 Nov 15:00 - 16:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Adam Gussow discusses Beyond the Crossroads: The Devil and the Blues Tradition . At 57th Street Books About the book: The devil is the most charismatic and important figure in...   More info

Spanish Storytime!

09 Nov 10:30 - 13:30 09 Nov 10:30 - 13:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Have a blast exploring the Spanish language with Ms. April, our guest from the Chicago Public Library. Get ready to shake maracas and listen to stories in Spanish! Books, songs...   More info

Ted Anton - "Planet of Microbes" - Erin Lane

15 Nov 18:00 - 19:30 15 Nov 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Ted Anton discusses Planet of Microbes: The Perils and Potential of Earth's Essential Life Forms . He will be joined in conversation by Erin Lane. At 57th Street Books About the...   More info

Spanish Storytime!

16 Nov 10:30 - 13:30 16 Nov 10:30 - 13:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Have a blast exploring the Spanish language with Ms. April, our guest from the Chicago Public Library. Get ready to shake maracas and listen to stories in Spanish! Books, songs...   More info

Alfred McCoy - "In The Shadows of the American Century"

20 Nov 18:00 - 19:30 20 Nov 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Alfred McCoy discusses In the Shadows of the American Century. At 57th Street Books About the book: In a completely original analysis, prize-winning historian Alfred W. McCoy...   More info

Spanish Storytime!

23 Nov 10:30 - 13:30 23 Nov 10:30 - 13:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Have a blast exploring the Spanish language with Ms. April, our guest from the Chicago Public Library. Get ready to shake maracas and listen to stories in Spanish! Books, songs...   More info

Spanish Storytime!

30 Nov 10:30 - 13:30 30 Nov 10:30 - 13:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Have a blast exploring the Spanish language with Ms. April, our guest from the Chicago Public Library. Get ready to shake maracas and listen to stories in Spanish! Books, songs...   More info

Spanish Storytime!

07 Dec 10:30 - 13:30 07 Dec 10:30 - 13:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Have a blast exploring the Spanish language with Ms. April, our guest from the Chicago Public Library. Get ready to shake maracas and listen to stories in Spanish! Books, songs...   More info

Spanish Storytime!

14 Dec 10:30 - 13:30 14 Dec 10:30 - 13:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Have a blast exploring the Spanish language with Ms. April, our guest from the Chicago Public Library. Get ready to shake maracas and listen to stories in Spanish! Books, songs...   More info

Spanish Storytime!

21 Dec 10:30 - 13:30 21 Dec 10:30 - 13:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Have a blast exploring the Spanish language with Ms. April, our guest from the Chicago Public Library. Get ready to shake maracas and listen to stories in Spanish! Books, songs...   More info

Spanish Storytime!

28 Dec 10:30 - 13:30 28 Dec 10:30 - 13:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Have a blast exploring the Spanish language with Ms. April, our guest from the Chicago Public Library. Get ready to shake maracas and listen to stories in Spanish! Books, songs...   More info


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