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Tonight! Funny Ha-Ha reading at The Hideout.

Tonight! Quimby's hosts a release party for the anthology Fan Interference: A Collection of Baseball Rants and Reflection.

Tonight! Live Lit on the Lake featuring Kelsie Huff and Patrick Allen Carberry at Theatre on the Lake.

Saturday! Erica Weisz reads from One Thousand and One Words at City Lit Books.

Saturday! Nathan Hok reads from his poetry collection, The Narrow Circle, at The Book Cellar, joined by Jennifer Karmin and Catherine Theis.

Saturday! One Book One Chicago Bronzeville Tour departs from Chicago Architecture Foundation.

All weekend! Oak Park celebrates Hemingway's birthday.

All weekend! The Book Fort at Pitchfork Music Festival hosts musically inclined writers and young experimental authors (including Jac Jemc, Matt Bell, and Lindsay Hunter on Sunday at 2 p.m.).

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