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Events Tue Nov 25 2008

Upcoming Open Books Holiday Auction

open books2.JPGThe holidays are almost here and local literary organization Open Books is offering the chance to pick up some unique gifts. Starting December 2, Open Books will open up bidding for their holiday auction where they've collected some great literary paraphernalia and other goodies. Auction items include memberships to Fitness Formula Clubs; a 7-night stay at a resort in Maui; a private Beauty-Bash party at Benefit Cosmetics; tickets to the Neo-Futurists, Steppenwolf, Zanies, and more; autographed John Updike novels; autographed novels by some great local authors; a "Get Your Book Published" package and much more. Proceeds from the auction will go directly to Open Books and will help promote their mission to improve literacy throughout the city. It's cliché, I know, but these really are the gifts that keep on giving. Check back here soon to start getting ideas on what you'll get your friends and family and place your bids next week once the auction opens up.

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