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Bookmarks Fri Oct 26 2012


Tonight! See Mexican and Mexican American writers Luis Humberto Crosthwaite, Álvaro Enrigue, and Santiago Vaquera-Vásquez read their work and that which inspires them at the Poetry Foundation.

Tonight! Onion editors and writers present The Onion Book of Known Knowledge: A Definitive Encyclopaedia Of Existing Information at the Skokie Barnes and Noble.

Tonight! Witty Women Writers featuring Stacey Ballis, Amy Guth, Jen Lancaster, Wendy McClure, and Claire Zulkey at the Book Cellar.

Saturday! Janet Groth reads from her new memoir, The Receptionist, recalling her time at the New Yorker at Women and Children First Bookstore.

Saturday! Check out The Paper Machete is a free, weekly "live magazine" covering pop culture, current events and American manners with Samantha Irby, Dana Norris, and Dmitry Samarov and more.

Saturday! Gillian Flynn reads from Gone Girl at Centuries and Sleuths.

Saturday! Randy Richardson reads from cheeseland
at Powell's in Greektown.

Saturday! Author and professor of political theory Jodi Dean speaks on ideas drawn from her forthcoming book The Communist Horizon at UIC's Gallery 400.

Saturday! Programs represented at Columbia College Chicago's Graduate Open House including the MFA in Creative Writing at Columbia College Chicago Film Row Cinema.

Sunday! The Creeping Shudder horror reading at Bucket o' Blood Books and Records.

Sunday! Head to City Lit books to hear Logan Square local Irica Baurer, featured musician for the Illinois Library Association, sing, play guitar, and tell halloween tales.

Sunday! Sunday Salon Chicago featuring Ramsin Canon, Jobie Hughes, Thomas Mundt, and Mike Zapata at the Black Rock Pub and Kitchen.

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