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Tonight! Author Maria Venegas discusses her book Bulletproof Vest: The Ballad of an Outlaw and His Daughter at Women & Children First, 7:30 pm.

Tonight! The Moonlight Owl Collective hosts artists of all shapes and sorts presenting on the themes Exaggeration and Generation Gap, 10 pm.

Saturday! Tap into Chicago's musical roots with Rosalind Cummings-Yeates as she discusses her book Exploring Chicago Blues at the Edgewater Branch Library, 1 pm.

Saturday! The Book Cellar hosts Suzanna Dunata Walters in a discussion of her book, The Tolerance Trap, 7 pm.

Sunday! A fizzy afternoon is in order with the City Winery's Bubbly and Books, featuring sparkling wine tasting and readings from featured authors Jen Lancaster, Stacey Ballis, Sarah Jio, and Amy Hatvany, 1 pm.

Sunday! Add even more blues to your weekend at the Book Cellar with David Whiteis's book, Southern Soul-Blues, 7 pm.

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