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Martin Amis

Thu 10/30, 6 PM

The Zone of Interest author talks with Booklist senior editor Donna Seaman. $12

http://chicagohumanities.org
Francis W. Parker School (map)
2233 N. Clark St.
Lincoln Park
phone 773-353-3000

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Anne Benvenuti

Thu 10/30, 6 PM

Benvenuti discusses her book Spirit Unleashed: Reimagining Human-Animal Relations.

Seminary Co-op Bookstore (map)
5751 S. Woodlawn
Hyde Park
phone 773-752-4381

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Diane Cook

Thu 10/30, 7 PM

Cook shares her debut short story collection, Man V. Nature.

Book Cellar (map)
4736 N. Lincoln Ave.
Ravenswood
phone 773-293-2665

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Joan Larkin and Anne Laughlin

Thu 10/30, 7:30 PM

Larkin and Laughlin read from and discuss their work.

Women & Children First (map)
5233 N. Clark St.
Andersonville
phone 773-769-9299

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Caitlin Doughty

Fri 10/31, 6:30 PM
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The author and mortician discusses her new book, Smoke Gets In Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory.

http://packergallery.com
Packer Schopf Gallery (map)
942 W. Lake St.
West Loop/Fulton Market
phone 312-226-8984

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Scott Kenemore

Fri 10/31, 6:30 PM
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Kenemore, the best-selling horror novelist, reads from his book The Grand Hotel.

City Lit Books (map)
2523 N. Kedzie Blvd.
Logan Square
phone 773-235-2523

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Chicks Dig Time Lords

Sat 11/1, 1:30 PM

Lynne Thomas, coeditor of Chicks Dig Time Lords: A Celebration of Doctor Who by the Women Who Love It, discusses the cult television show. $12

http://chicagohumanities.org
School of the Art Institute, ballroom (map)
112 S. Michigan Ave.
Loop
phone 312-915-0061

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College of Complexes

Sat 11/1, 6 PM

The Playground for People Who Think presents Sid Cohen on the origins of free markets. $3

http://collegeofcomplexes.org
Hilltop Restaurant (map)
2800 W. Foster Ave.
Lincoln Square
phone 773-989-9100

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Richard Fizdale

Sat 11/1, 3 PM

Fizdale discusses his book 999: A History of Chicago in Ten Stories.

Seminary Co-op Bookstore (map)
5751 S. Woodlawn
Hyde Park
phone 773-752-4381

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Her Eyes Were Watching God

Sat 11/1, 11:30 AM

Rutgers University English professor Cheryl Wall discusses the legacy of writer Zora Neale Hurston. $12

http://chicagohumanities.org
School of the Art Institute, ballroom (map)
112 S. Michigan Ave.
Loop
phone 312-915-0061

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Daniel Woodrell

Sat 11/1, 1:30 PM

The Winter's Bone author discusses his country noir novel The Maid's Version. $12

http://chicagohumanities.org

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Come Home Chicago

Sun 11/2, 6 PM

The storytelling series celebrates its fifth year with readings from the Tribune's Rick Kogan, Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh, and Louder Than a Bomb founder Kevin Coval.

Underground Wonder Bar (map)
710 N. Clark St.
River North
phone 312-266-7761

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Poetry Off the Shelf

Sun 11/2, 2 PM

Eileen Myles discusses Afterglow, an account of a dog's life.

Poetry Foundation (map)
61 W. Superior
Near North
phone 312-787-7070

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Joe R. Lansdale

Sun 11/2, 2 PM

Lansdale, author of Cold in July, signs copies of his work.

Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore (map)
7419 W. Madison St.
Forest Park
phone 708-771-7243

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Patrick Rothfuss

Sun 11/2, 3 PM

The author discusses his work The Slow Regard of Silent Things: A Kingkiller Chronicle Novella.

Barnes & Noble (map)
55 Old Orchard Center
Skokie
phone 847-676-2230

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