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Events Mon Nov 14 2011

This Weekend, the First Annual Chicago Book Expo

On Saturday and Sunday, the Chicago Book Expo fills what was formerly the Uptown Borders book store. The work of Chicago Writers House and Uptown United, the event features over 40 publishers of fiction and poetry displaying their author's works, and free events such as a reading series, a non-profit book fair, author's readings, children's workshops, and more. Ticketed events include Chicago Architecture Foundations Tours and a performance by rock band Joan of Arc.

For hours, additional locations, and more, head here.

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