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Events Wed Jun 09 2010

Printers Row Lit Fest This Weekend

This weekend is the 26th annual Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest, the largest free outdoor literary event in the Midwest. The event features more than 100 free literary programs and nearly 140 new, used and antiquarian booksellers. Author programs take place at 10 locations throughout the festival, including a Good Eating stage featuring appearances by Chef Rick Tramonto, executive chef at Tru. Approximately 200 authors are scheduled to appear, including Daniel Clowes, Barbara Ehrenreich, Anne Lamott, and Christopher Hitchens. An exhaustive list of readers and performers can be found here. Printers Row Lit Fest is located on historic Printers Row, on and around the area of Dearborn Street, from Congress to Polk streets in Chicago. Saturday, June 12 and Sunday, June 13. Free. Some events require pre-registration.

 
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