Feldmann discusses his new book Keith Magnunson: The Inspiring Life and Times of a Beloved Blackhawk.
Bunn and Hurtt present the hardcover collection of their graphic novel series The Sixth Gun.
Mark Bazer's guests for his live talk show are Tavi Gevinson (Rookie Mag), Lagunitas Brewing founder Tony Magee, and author Charles Blackstone (Vintage Attraction). $8http://theinterviewshowchicago.com
Williams discusses his book From the Bullet to the Ballot: The Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party and Racial Coalition Politics in Chicago.
Featuring David Berner, Rosalie Riegle, and Sam and Peter Stamatis.
The featured readers are Chad Chmielowicz, Michael Anichini, Jay Besemer, and Toby Altman.
Wilkerson sign copies of her book The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration.
Drawn and Quarterly hosts a live reading from Tavi Gevinson, a performance by the Lemons, and a dance party to celebrate the release of Rookie: Yearbook Two.
Chicago Diner, the city’s foremost purveyor of veg Reuben sandwiches, wingz, and other meat-free, feel-good foods, turned 30 this year, and co-owner Jo A. Kaucher released a cookbook to mark the occasion. The diner gang hosts a book-release party for The New Chicago Diner Cookbook: Meat-Free Recipes from America’s Veggie Diner this afternoon. Free with RSVP to email@example.com://veggiediner.com
The Renaissance Society hosts a panel discussion addressing questions of race raised by 2008's exhibit "Black Is, Black Ain't," in conjunction with the publication of a collection of essays relating to the exhibit.http://renaissancesociety.org
Roosevelt students present new work.
Young discusses his book Everybody In, Nobody Out: Memoirs of a Rebel Without a Pause.
If a popular book franchise is to be believed, stories are like chicken soup for the soul. You know what else is like soup for the soul? Soup. The monthly lit series That’s All She Wrote teams up with the Hideout’s free weekly soup dinner Soup & Bread to raise funds for Swim Cafe owner Karen Gerod, who is battling cancer. Local chefs—like Hoosier Mama’s Allison Scott— bring the soup; local writers read on health care and caregiving. $10 suggested donationhttp://thatsallshewrotechicago.com/