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Tuesday, November 29

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Tonight! The Book Cellar welcomes Chicago's resident ghost expert Ursula Bielski, who will sign copies of her books Ghosthunter's Tales of the City's Scariest Sites, and Chicago Haunts: Locked Up Stories From an October City, and more.

Tonight! Author and professor Richard A. Courage discusses his book The Muse in Bronzeville: African American Creative Expression in Chicago, 1932-1950 at 57th Street Books.

Tonight! Erin Watson reads from her poetry chapbook No Experiences at Uncharted Books.

Saturday! Myopic Poetry series presents an evening of Russian poetry with the Debut Prize authors Dina Gatina, Kirill Korchagin, Ksenia Marennikova, and Aleksey Porvin.

Saturday! Drinking and Writing Festival at Haymarker Pub and Brewery

Saturday! Sip a hand-crafted cocktail or two or nibble on some autumnal treats as Graze Magazine ushers its second issues into the world with a celebration. Buy your tickets!

Saturday! Twenty-four Hour Comics Day.

Saturday! Curious George Day at Open Books.

Sunday! Matthew Inman reads from How to Tell If Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill You at the Lincoln Park Barnes and Noble.

Sunday! Sara Pennypacker reads from Summer of the Gypsy Moths at Women and Children First.

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