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This weekend! Printers Row Lit Fest on the blocks surrounding Dearborn and Polk Streets.

Friday and Saturday! Ray Bradbury Festival at Strawdog Theater.

Tonight! Brooksday, a celebration of Gwendolyn Brooks, at the Chicago Cultural Center.

Saturday! Mortified reading series at Schuba's.

Saturday! No Lizard Kings reading featuring three musician-poets at Transistor.

Saturday! Release party at The Book Cellar, for Daddy Cool, an anthology of essays and such written by cool dads, edited by Ben Tanzer.

Sunday and Monday! 2nd Story reading series; theme: "It's the End of the World As We Know It: Stories of Revelation."

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