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Readings Thu Oct 10 2013

Curbside Splendor Fall Showcase @ The Book Cellar

Is it just me, or is Curbside Splendor having a moment? The local independent publisher has been releasing book after book that embodies its vision of celebrating "the delicate point where gritty urban life and art intersect." On Saturday, October 12 at 7pm Curbside Splendor will highlight some of its most anticipated fall reads at The Book Cellar, 4736-38 North Lincoln Ave.

Daniela Olszweska, author of four poetry collections and Associate Poetry Editor of Another Chicago Magazine, will read from her newest book Citizen J. Young Adult author Chris L. Terry will present his debut novel, Zero Fade. Local Live Lit legend Samantha Irby, who has been profiled just about everywhere including Chicago Magazine, Chicago Reader, and Printers Row Journal, will feature the much buzzed-about, Meaty. Not sure if you'll like what they have to offer? Our very own John Wawrzaszek called Citizen J "skillfully surreal" and Zero Fade as "a perfect read for the back-to-school season." As for Irby's essays, not one, but TWO of our Book Club contributors sank their teeth into it.

The event is free and open to the public. Use the money you saved on ticket admissions to buy some books and a glass of wine from The Book Cellar's cafe.

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