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Bookmarks Fri Sep 12 2014


Today! Joan Adler stops by The Standard Club to read from her latest book For the Sake of the Children: The Letters Between Otto Frank and Nathan Straus Jr., 12 pm.

Today! Stop by the Union League Club where Tavis Smiley will discuss his book Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year, 12 pm.

Tonight! Artists Greg and Fake Petre celebrate the release of their new comic American Nature at Challengers Comics, 6 - 10 pm.

Saturday! Everybody's Coffee hosts a panel for children's book writers and illustrators, all day.

Saturday! Erika T. Wurth releases her new book, Crazy Horse's Girlfriend, with a launch party at City Lit Books, 5 pm.

Sunday! It's a birthday party for beloved author Roald Dahl! Bring your BFF to celebrate the BFG, and whatever you do don't eat the blueberries, at Women & Children First, 3:30 pm.

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