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Events Wed Nov 30 2011

What Makes a Book Beautiful and Marketable?

Chicago Publishes is offering an At Work Forum on book design. The event, which will take place at the 5th floor of the Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington Street) on Thursday, December 1 at 6pm, will feature:

— James Goggin, Director of Design, Print and Digital Media, Museum of Contemporary Art

— Ellen Gibson, Regional Marketing Manager, University of Chicago Press

— Annie Heckman, Artist, Book Designer, and founder of StepSister Press


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Alice / November 30, 2011 5:14 PM

Interested in books? The Book Report is a really fun and informative weekly show that is broadcast on Sundays in Chicago. Tune in for author interviews, reviews and much more! See for broadcasting details.

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Gapers Block presents Tuesday Funk, Chicago's ecclectic monthly reading series.
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