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Tonight! Quimby's hosts a reading from Brown & Proud Press's zine On Struggling.

Saturday! Kevin Smokler, author of Practical Classics: 50 Reasons to Reread 50 Books You Haven't Touched Since High School, speaks at The Book Cellar.

Saturday! The Jane Austen Society of North America presents " proportion to their family and income: Houses in Jane Austen's Life and Fiction" at the Harold Washington Library.

Saturday! Mac Lethal reads from Texts from Bennett at City Lit Bookstore.

Saturday! Chris L. Terry throws a launch party for coming-of-age novel Zero Fade at The Book Cellar.

Sunday! 2nd Story presents The Eye of the Storm: Stories of Chaos and Calm at Webster's Wine Bar.

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