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Not sure what to do this Valentine's Weekend? We've got a few ideas:

Saturday! Authors Charles May and Tom Williams discuss their latest work at 57th Street Books, 3 pm.

Saturday! The Guild Literary Complex holds "Dramaturgy of the Body," a writing workshop directed towards divergent and innovative writers, at City it Books, 12 pm.

Saturday! Have pages upon pages of sonnets to give to your Valentine, but worry that they're too cumbersome? Make them more compact with CHI PRC's Book-Binding Workshop, 1 pm.

Saturday! David Witter reads from Chicago Magic: A History of Stagecraft & Spectacle at Quimby's Bookstore, 7pm.

Saturday! Author Addie Zierman discusses her memoir When We Were On Fire at The Book Cellar, 7 pm.

Saturday and Sunday! Join Beau O'Reilly as he delves into the work of Samuel Beckett with his piece 60 Story Animal at The Poetry Foundation, 7 pm on Saturday and 3 pm on Sunday.

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