The author discusses her new historical novel, The Dream Lover, based on the French writer George Sand.
The annual Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, affectionately known as C2E2, is back to serve your nerdy needs. Seek face time with luminaries from the worlds of comic books (Stan Lee, Humberto Ramos), TV (The Walking Dead's Chad L. Coleman; Game of Thrones's Jason Momoa), film (M. Night Shyamalan, Paul Feig), and, for whatever reason, professional wrestling—seriously, Sgt. Slaughter, Al Snow, Scott Hall, and Jerry "The King" Lawler will be there, presumably kicking ass and taking names. And so will Kevin Smith, because obviously. $30, $60 weekend passhttp://c2e2.com
In this installment, Middle East expert Howard Cort talks about "Emerging Alternatives to the Two-State Solution." $3
Chicago Kent College of Law professor William Birdthistle interviews Lat about his new novel, Supreme Ambition.
Dana Gioia, the internationally acclaimed poet, critic, and librettist and former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, reads selections of his work, including poems from his latest collection, Pity the Beautiful.