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Happy Halloweekend from Book Club! Celebrate with any of this spooky fare:

Tonight! Scott Kenemore reads from his horror novel The Grand Hotel at City Lit Books, 6:30 pm.

Saturday! Daniel Woodrell, author of Winter's Bone, will present his newest novel Harold Washington Library's Cindy Pritzker Auditorium, 1:30 pm.

Sunday! From 11 am to 5 pm, The Green Mill hosts "Top Hats & tales," a fundraiser for Story Club Magazine. The event features work from some of the city's best: Megan Stielstra, Lily Be, Don Hall, Samantha Irby, Kelsie Huff, and Jennifer Peepas. $30 at the door, $20 in advance. Costume contest and raffle prizes included.

Sunday! Eileen Myles discusses anthology Afterglow at the Poetry Foundation, 2 pm.

Sunday! Don DeGrazia's live lit show "Come Home Chicago" returns to Underground Wonder Bar with an exceptional lineup including Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh, the Tribune's Rick Kogan, and Kevin Coval, founder of Louder Than a Bomb, 6 pm.

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