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Bookmarks Fri Oct 04 2013


Tonight! The Music Box and Unabridged Bookstore present Nick Offerman promoting his new book, Paddle Your Own Canoe.

Tonight! "Meat & Greet" book release event for Samantha Irby's debut essay collection, Meaty, at Barnes & Noble (on Webster).

Tonight! Welcome to Pleasure Town: A Story-Based Performance at Stage 773.

Saturday! Wild Things Day at Open Books celebrates the work of Maurice Sendak with activities and programs for kids and families.

Saturday! The Drinking & Writing Festival at the Drinking & Writing Theater at Haymarket Pub & Brewery honors Jim Morrison.

Saturday! Tea Krulos reads from Heroes in the Night: Inside the Real Life Superhero Movement at Quimby's.

Sunday! Self Publishers of Chicago host the Last Gasp reading series at Uncharted Books.

All weekend! The Heartland Fall Forum, a trade show, conference, and celebration of independent bookselling hosted by the Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association and the Midwest Independent Booksellers Association, takes place at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare with over 90 authors scheduled to appear.

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