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Events Mon Sep 15 2008

Event Spotlight: Achy Obejas, Kevin Guilfoile, Ana Castillo

There are several events this week that will be of particular interest to Book Club members. First, Achy Obejas, whose Memory Mambo we read in April 2006 will be at Radio Arte on Monday as part of their Proyecto Latina open mic. The reading is free at 7pm at 1401 W. 18th St. (773-492-8350 for more info.)

Next, on Wednesday, Kevin Guilfoile, author of November 2006's Cast of Shadows, will take the spotlight at the Downers Grove Public Library to read from and discuss his work. This reading is also free at 7pm at 1050 Curtiss. (630-960-1200 for more info.)

Finally, Friday brings us to Ana Castillo, author of our September 2007 selection Peel My Love Like an Onion, who will discuss and sign her new novel The Guardians at Tianguis. You can also read Alice's review of the book here. Free at 7pm at 2003 S. Damen. (312-492-8350 for more info.)

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